The story describes progress a strange creature going its way through a hilly landscape. The animal-like train passes a by a human dwellings, through it and observes them, it does not stop to say hello. It goes ahead chugging loudly as it passes through the tunnel. The train continues its journey around the mountain range and takes with an air of contempt and superiority around the mountain. The sound of the train presented an undesirable way hooting and complaining. It destroys the peace of town with its horrid sound. It is not a good thing in the world as it goes licking all the hills.