Th7e Anglo-axons of the Kentucky Mountains
EASTERN PART OF KENTUCKY.
Note the very small development of railroads.
and Monongahela River coal have tended to retard the construction
of railroads within the mountains, and even those on the margin of
this upland region have been built since i88o.
Man has done so little to render this district accessible because
nature has done so little., There are here no large streams penetrat-
ing the heart of the mountains, as in Tennessee, where the Tennessee
River, drawing its tributaries from the easternmost ranges of the