Santa Fe Depot making tracks down the line April 21, 2021 - 00:00 Posted in: News Colorado County’s rich history includes being home to one of the first railroads laid in Texas. “The first railroad in Texas called the Buffalo Bayou Brazos and Colorado was built through Eagle Lake in 1859. It became part of the Southern Pacific Railroad system. In 1887 the San Antonio and Aransas ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!