Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado

The first railroad to operate in Texas and the second west of the Mississippi River, the BBB&C was chartered in 1850 and began construction in 1851. Construction stopped in late 1862 because of the war.
Black's Number 102 (map) (map)
Track 83 miles of 4 foot 8 inch gauge 56# T-rail
Locomotives 6; 6 names
Cars More than 96
Stations 6
Officers 5
Employees 1862
Significant Documents
NP, HT 1-1B-61
NP, CC 1-8-61
NP, SG 1-12B-61
NP, SG 1-12C-61
NP, GDC 1-23A-61
NP, HT 2-5B-61
NP, HT 2-12C-61
NP, CCT 2-23-61
NP, CCT 3-30-61
NP, SG 4-6-61
NP, GCGW 4-16C-61
NP, HT 4-16B-61
NP, DH 4-17A-61
TX, BBB&C 4-15-61
NP, SG 5-18-61
NA, BBB&C 7-21-61
NP, TD 7-28-61
NP, CCT 8-31-61
NP, BC 9-4A-61
NP, GCGW 10-15-61
NP, GCE 1-14B-62
TX, BBB&C 4-1-62
NA, DT 5-12-62
NP, HT 5-12-62
NP, HT 6-13-62
NP, HT 7-30-62
NP, GN 8-3-61
NP, GN 8-20-61
NP, GN 8-20B-61
OR Series 1, Vol. 15, Page 143
NP, HT 10-1-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 15, Page 832
NP, SAN 10-23-62
NP, HT 11-26-62
NA, DTNMA 12-20-62
NA, SWR 1-2A-63
NA, BBB&C 7-29-63
NA, TX 9-17-63
NA, RRB 10-24-63
NA, RRB 11-9-63
NA, RRB 11-21-63
NA, RRB 11-23-63
NA, DT 11-28-63
NA, DT 3-12B-64
NA, DT 3-12C-64
NA, BBB&C 5-18-64
NP, HT 12-14A-64
NP, CN 1-6-65
NP, GDN 2-23-65
NA, DTM 5-4-65

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