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Foster and Creighton

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Foster & Creighton was a construction contracting firm of Nashville, Tennessee. It has been known also as the Foster-Creighton Company, as the Foster and Creighton Co., and as Foster and Creighton Company.

It was founded in 1885 by Wilbur F. Foster and Robert T. Creighton, who had both served as City Engineer of Nashville. A third partner was bought out, early on, and the firm was known as Foster-Creighton Company.

A number of its works are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Works include:

  • Lock No. 3, after 1893, on the Cumberland River, for the Army Corps of Engineers
  • Green Bridge (New Orleans), which began construction in 1964
  • Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, for which the firm was project manager
  • Thomas Jefferson Hotel.
  • Bennie-Dillon Building, 702 Church St., Nashville, Tennessee (Foster & Creighton), NRHP-listed
  • Columbia Hydroelectric Station, Riverside Park, Riverside Dr. and Duck River, Columbia, Tennessee (Foster & Creighton), NRHP-listed
  • Guildfor Dudley Sr. and Anne Dallas, 5401 Hillsboro Pike, Forest Hills, Tennessee (Foster & Creighton), NRHP-listed
  • Lebanon Road Stone Arch Bridge, Over Brown's Creek at Lebanon Rd., Nashville, Tennessee (Foster & Creighton Co.), NRHP-listed
  • Lillard's Mill Hydroelectric Station, McLean Rd. and Duck River, Milltown, Tennessee (Foster & Creighton), NRHP-listed
  • Shelbyville Hydroelectric Station, TN 231 at Duck River, Shelbyville, Tennessee (Foster & Creighton), NRHP-listed
  • References

    Foster & Creighton Wikipedia


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