Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Edgar Thompson bought O&M for $1000, Comte Verlin bought SP for $4500, Jim Fisk bought GN for $3589.

PCs Merged: N&S merges into W&W, W&M merges into W&W.

PCs Incorporated: MP, UP, V&T, WP, SL&A.

New Engines Acquired: CNJ bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, PENN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, READ bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, B&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, COG bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, TP&W bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, A&C bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GM&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&LR bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: CNJ bought block signal system, PENN bought block signal system, W&W bought block signal system, S&G bought block signal system, COG bought block signal system, GTW bought block signal system, TP&W bought block signal system, GM&O bought block signal system, C&NW bought block signal system, CNS bought block signal system, M&LR bought block signal system.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled WBSH, W&W doubled VA1, S&G doubled A&WP, COG doubled MS2, GM&O doubled AL5.

New RoWs acquired: GM&O got FL6, TP&W got OH7, B&O got MI2, NYC got MI6, COG got IL8, N&C got KY11, S&G got KY12, C&NW got MN2, CB&Q got MO8, M&LR got AR3, W&W got NC2, GTW got OH8.

RR Mergers: COG merges into TP&W, N&C merges into C&O, SM merges into S&G.

Inadequate signal system slows SCL rail service: mail contracts worth $11544 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows G&C rail service: mail contracts worth $1034 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: G&C.

Loan Recalls: J. Edgar Thompson, Hannibal Kimball, Edward Harriman, Jim Hill, Jay Gould.

New railroad Presidents: John Forbes of PENN, Hannibal Kimball of CNS, Jim Fisk of WP, Edward Harriman of UP, William Palmer of SL&A.

New Private Companies Available: MKT, KP.

Hannibal Kimball earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the TP&W from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

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, J. Edgar Thompson, Jim Fisk, William Palmer

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Chesapeake 4-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Tycoon Announcements:

10 William Palmer chicago, burlington & quincy a sure winner, go buy some stock folks....

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
2 John Forbes PENN S&G .... C&EI
1 Comte Verlin B&O GM&O SP ....
8 Jay Gould B&M .... .... ....
5 Hannibal Kimball CNS TP&W M&SP ....
10 William Palmer SL&A CB&Q .... CRIP
4 Jim Fisk WP C&NW .... GN
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... O&M MN
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
6 Edward Harriman UP .... .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
7 Jim Hill W&W .... .... ....
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   91247   53836   95   220857   123876   1   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2468   368423   206316   95   693870   420551   4   0   0   34  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   103061   57715   98   213735   101720   3   2   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2126   284163   159129   98   535102   240295   5   3   0   146  
READ Reading 199   32632   17948   99   54937   14478   9   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1799   234988   122193   99   464788   218868   5   9   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1536   150746   84418   95   386276   106799   3   2   85   178  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 1876   195639   109558   95   451143   241633   2   1   0   14  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   103821   69560   87   220914   51084   2   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1511   177410   104673   95   353044   187918   1   2   0   87  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   8508   5445   90   22232   8736   0   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 800   96264   53909   95   234706   157369   1   0   0   98  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   29606   18060   93   94701   40495   -1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1807   254456   134860   98   408628   286246   5   4   510   2397  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   13123   7743   95   33478   14987   1   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 428   52463   28854   99   92211   65617   3   0   0   325  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   45868   25228   99   82257   61758   3   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 320   30477   17068   95   80901   52374   0   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   15198   10943   82   13231   10851   4   2   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   27654   18252   88   37907   34993   1   0   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   12831   8212   90   16181   15803   1   0   760   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   14339   9320   89   22346   20629   0   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   15240   10058   88   20006   18469   1   0   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 105   9348   6357   86   13805   12745   0   0   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   14304   9870   85   15560   14365   3   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 MI4
Unbuilt:: MI6 [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  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN10
L&N IL6  (Double) TN7 OH2
Unbuilt:: MI2 [Regions: AOCM]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VC VA4 VA6 TN1 TN4 N&C A&T KY10 KY8
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: ADO]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W  (Double) N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA1  (Double) VA2 NC1 VA7
MD2 C&H  (Double) NER SC1 N&S W&M
Unbuilt:: NC2 [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  (Double) AL3 TN10 MS6 TN12
SM  (Double) NO&J
Unbuilt:: KY12 [Regions: ADMG]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN3 IN7 IL4
Unbuilt:: OH8 [Regions: LM]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2  (Double) MON  (Double) IN9 KY13 MI1 COG  (Double) GA8  (Double)
AL4  (Double) MS3 TN13 MS2  (Double) GA2
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: ADLCG]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O  (Double) AL7 AL5  (Double) AL2
Unbuilt:: FL6 [Regions: DG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4
Unbuilt:: MN2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1
Unbuilt:: MO8 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR
Unbuilt:: AR3 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A
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 42   34   27   -15  1117   4210   0   8   8   1     2    
NYC 41   42   43   +2  2493   12234   113     4   10    
CNJ 40   35   30   -10  1141   4604   76     8   4     5    
PENN 84   81   78   -6  2644   10502   133   2   2   8    
READ 26   32   39   +13  338   968   27     1   2     5    
B&O 39   44   50   +11  1762   8936   67   1   1   5    
C&O 27   33   35   +8  980   7223   457   11   11   1     5    
W&W 43   33   23   -20  2324   9203   187   7   8  
SCL 18   23   28   +10  1872   4603   214   9   9   2     5    
S&G 51   43   37   -14  2581   13491   44   2   2   8    
G&C 15   15   16   +1  151   454   16     2   5    
GTW 38   30   23   -15  1044   3940   60     10  
BRL 27   26   26   -1  473   1845   75   9   9   1     2    
TP&W 49   47   51   +2  814   8819   216   5   5   4     8    
A&C 42   50   59   +17  109   646   39     7   1     5     6    
GM&O 55   61   68   +13  471   2090   50   1   1   6    
C&NW 30   40   51   +21  146   1860   140   4   4  
CB&Q 27   42   58   +31  277   1535   65   10   10  
CNS 10   13   16   +6  174   393   32   5   5  
MP 0   0   11   +11  0   1274   141     1  
M&LR 10   14   18   +8  273   660   0     6  
V&T 0   0   11   +11  0   779   86     2  
WP 0   0   11   +11  0   639   71   4   4  
UP 0   0   11   +11  0   473   52   6   6  
SL&A 0   0   11   +11  0   446   49   10   10  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FW&C 570   C&C 1010   IC 925   CASL 925   FEC 1495   L&A 450   CP 770  
MKT 1630   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   GW 700   KP 890  

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