Discover Hendersonville, North Carolina’s unique history of train travel on the Saluda Grade as told by model railroad and train history enthusiast, Larry Morton. This was the steepest mainline stretch of tracks in the country, which posed a challenge both in the creation of the railroad and in steam engine trains safely traveling in and out of the Western NC mountains. Hear about the runaway trains and crashes that took place on the Saluda Grade over the years.