Definitions for ".007"
"The Story of an American Locomotive")The subtitle was present when the story was first published in the August 1897 issue of Scribner's Magazine, but it did not appear when the story was anthologized in The Day's Work one year later. is a short story by Rudyard Kipling. It is a story in which steam locomotives are characters (".007" is the serial number of the protagonist), somewhat like the later, more well-known tales of Thomas the Tank Engine.