Foley, Welch & Stewart

FOLEY, WELCH & STEWART was the largest railway construction company in N America before WWI. It was created in 1908 as a reorganization of a prior company, Foley Bros & Larson. Principal partners in the new concern were John W. STEWART and his brothers-in-law Tim Foley and Patrick Welch. The company carried out most of the major railway projects in BC, including construction of the famous CONNAUGHT TUNNEL for the CPR, the western section of the GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RWY and the Fraser Canyon...

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