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Charles Westly Busk

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Charles Westly Busk (1852- )

1922 M.A., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., B.C. Land Surveyer, Railroads and Mountain Wagon Roads Engineer (also Mine Surveying), P.O. Box 391, Nelson, British Columbia. T. A.: " Busk, Nelson " (via Commercial ). b. 1852; s. of Charles James Busk and Elizabeth Westly. Ed. Diocesan College, South Africa; Lancing College, England; and Trinity College, Cambridge. Apprentice at Crewe Works, and pupil to late W. Webb at Crewe and Stephenson at Euston, London and North Western Railway. With London and North Western Railway at Leeds and Manchester; Canadian Pacific Railway, Toronto, Canada, in Algoma, and in charge of section line, Ottawa to Toronto; Located section, Chatham-Windsor-Ontario; Contractor's Engineer on Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Since 1888, independent, mostly mine and land surveying in Kootenay District of British Columbia. Chief Works: Wagon road, Kootenay Lake to Molly Gibson concentration mill, 10 miles. Member of the Royal Colonial Institute and Royal Societies Club, St. James's.

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