Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 10

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 10

Headline News 1859 to 1860

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1859: John Brown is executed after seizing arsenal at Harper's Ferry.
1860: Rich silver strike at Comstock Lode in Nevada Territory.

Message to All Players in This Game

Attention aux dates limites: étant souvent en déplacement, je ne peux faire les résolutions que le week end actuellement...

Beware of due dates: being frequently on business trips, I can at the time moderate the turns only on week ends...

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jay Gould bought N&S for $1216, Jay Gould bought W&M for $666, William Palmer bought CRIP for $1001, Hannibal Kimball bought M&SP for $21787, Comte Verlin bought MP for $1800, John Forbes bought V&T for $6000, Jim Fisk bought WP for $27929, Edward Harriman bought UP for $600, William Palmer bought SL&A for $501.

PCs Merged: LV merges into PENN.

PCs Incorporated: M&LR, CNS.

New Engines Acquired: SCL bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&O bought Grand Station, CB&Q bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: NY2 by CNJ, IN8 by PENN, TN7 by B&O, TN4 by C&O, MD2 by W&W, FL4 by SCL, MS6 by S&G, MS2 by COG, IN7 by GTW, KY13 by TP&W, AL5 by GM&O, KY10 by N&C.

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled MI5, B&O doubled IL6, C&H doubled C&H, S&G doubled S&G, COG doubled AL4, GTW doubled LS, TP&W doubled MON, GM&O doubled GM&O, C&NW doubled C&NW.

New RoWs acquired: COG got GA2, B&O got OH2, TP&W got MI1, GTW got IL4, N&C got KY8, S&G got TN12, GM&O got AL2, C&NW got WI4, CB&Q got IA1, NYC got MI4.

RR Mergers: C&H merges into W&W.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, Byron Kilbourn.

Stock splits: Les actions of S&G se divisent à 2 pour 1.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of B&M, Jim Hill of W&W, Edward Harriman of M&LR.

New Private Companies Available: L&A, CP, SLSF, SLSW, GW, SP, GN.

John Forbes dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $7100. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Hannibal Kimball, Comte Verlin, Jim Fisk, Jim Hill, William Palmer

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
Best locomotive available: Chesapeake 4-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron John Forbes (2) Jay Gould (8) Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) William Palmer (10)
Rail Mogul John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8) William Palmer (10)
Rail Builder Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10) Hannibal Kimball (5)
Rail Magnate Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Hannibal Kimball (5) Erastus Corning (9)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (2) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) William Palmer (10)
Rail Baron John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) Jim Fisk (4) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
2 John Forbes SM S&G V&T C&EI
8 Jay Gould B&M .... N&S W&M
5 Hannibal Kimball COG TP&W M&SP ....
1 Comte Verlin B&O GM&O .... MP
10 William Palmer GTW CB&Q SL&A CRIP
4 Jim Fisk NYC C&NW WP ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... MN
7 Jim Hill W&W .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman M&LR .... .... UP
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O N&C .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 842   85519   53022   92   213026   119077   0   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2242   323544   171477   98   641158   377930   4   20   0   48  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   96550   55998   96   208512   120735   1   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2126   267482   147114   99   520603   275402   4   0   0   194  
READ Reading 199   30860   17282   98   53456   17958   7   7   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1664   203083   105603   99   433997   193644   4   9   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1027   76807   43012   95   251035   74792   1   1   0   274  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 1500   153720   87622   94   374448   179853   1   24   0   18  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   97924   61692   91   213160   56521   3   8   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1196   117775   64775   99   254755   129662   2   16   0   134  
COG Central of Georgia 875   92865   48290   99   198613   141291   2   9   860   1145  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   7813   4922   91   21649   8965   0   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 680   71536   37200   99   195609   127816   0   10   0   130  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   27805   17240   92   91130   41389   -1   6   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 702   69144   38029   99   167012   108288   1   16   290   901  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   12138   7040   96   32798   15731   0   1   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 328   36603   21230   96   72578   52502   1   0   500   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 369   35939   21563   94   86990   53724   0   1   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 227   27278   15003   99   74201   41398   1   2   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   19463   11289   96   38831   22039   3   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   18435   9586   99   59459   34041   -1   2   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   14348   10187   83   12599   12601   3   0   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   11870   7834   88   15199   15201   1   0   0   0  

Railroad Lines:
(Region Key: A=Atl D=DpSouth O=Ohio L=GtLakes C=Central M=Miss G=Gulf W=MidWest S=SWest T=Mtn P=Pacific N=Canada X=Mexico)
Boston & Maine (B&M ):   B&M  (Double) ME1 C1 GT  (Double) C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) MC
PA11 MI5  (Double) MS C3 P&LE  (Double) OH3 PA7
Unbuilt:: MI4 [Regions: AOLCN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8 NY1 NY2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW PA1  (Double) NYNH MRLE
WV2 B&H A&GW ERIE WV3 IN4 LV IN8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOL]
Reading (READ):   READ PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C OH1 OH4 WBSH IN1  (Double) IN10 L&N
IL6  (Double) TN7
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: AOCM]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VC VA4 VA6 TN1 TN4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W  (Double) N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA1 VA2 NC1 VA7 MD2
C&H  (Double) NER SC1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A GA1 GA4 FL3 FL4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1 A&WP AL3 TN10 MS6
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: ADM]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4  (Double) MS3 TN13 MS2
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: DG]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN3 IN7
Unbuilt:: IL4 [Regions: L]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2  (Double) MON  (Double) IN9 KY13
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: C]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O  (Double) AL7 AL5
Unbuilt:: AL2 [Regions: DG]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C A&T KY10
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: D]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM  (Double) NO&J
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double)
Unbuilt:: WI4 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: IA1 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]

Stock Market Report

RR stock data
RR Start price Trade price End price Net change # Shares traded # Shares issued # Shares in treasury President Chairman Directors
B&M 33   37   42   +9  881   4210   0   8   8   1     2    
NYC 65   53   41   -24  3179   11217   0   4   4   10    
CNJ 36   38   40   +4  937   4579   101     8   4     5    
PENN 72   78   84   +12  2352   10458   177     2  
READ 28   27   26   -2  293   968   27     1   5    
B&O 38   38   39   +1  1889   8278   50   1   1   5    
C&O 40   33   27   -13  697   4785   350   11   11   1     5     8    
W&W 65   58   43   -22  968   7434   76   7   8  
SCL 23   20   18   -5  1220   4603   214   9   9   5    
S&G 92   97   51   +10  1015   11680   280   2   2   8    
COG 77   84   91   +14  770   4274   101   5   5   8    
G&C 17   16   15   -2  131   449   21     2   5    
GTW 32   35   38   +6  710   3350   50   10   10  
BRL 32   29   27   -5  546   1845   75   9   9   1     2    
TP&W 45   47   49   +4  634   3430   80   5   5   1     4    
A&C 26   34   42   +16  160   634   51     7   1     6    
GM&O 56   55   55   -1  368   1574   66   1   1   6    
N&C 41   46   51   +10  653   1808   37   11   11   1     7    
SM 37   40   44   +7  277   1135   0   2   2   10    
C&NW 17   23   30   +13  244   600   0   4   4  
CB&Q 17   22   27   +10  381   950   0   10   10  
CNS 0   0   10   +10  0   383   42     5  
M&LR 0   0   10   +10  0   594   66   6   6  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
O&M 825   FW&C 570   C&C 1010   IC 925   CASL 925   FEC 1495   L&A 450  
CP 770   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   GW 700   SP 450   GN 1475  

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