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Top Hotels Near Historic Hendersonville Train Depot, North Carolina - Blink Hotels

The first steam engine puffed up the Saluda Grade to theHendersonville Depot in 1879. The steam engine needed a “help engine” attached to the rear of the train at Melrose for additional power to push the train up the Saluda Mountain Grade, the steepest main-line standard gauge railroad in the United States. The Carolina Special ran between Charleston, South Carolina and Cincinnati, Ohio from 1911 until 1968.