Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 12

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 12

Headline News 1863 to 1864

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1863: Congress passes Homestead Act giving free land to homesteaders.
1864: Otto von Bismark appointed minister president of Prussia by William I.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: John Forbes bought C&C for $3400, Comte Verlin bought CP for $8650.

PCs Merged: C&EI merges into PENN, O&M merges into C&O, MN merges into NYC, M&SP merges into CNS.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, S&G bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GTW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CB&Q bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought block signal system, PENN bought Grand Station, READ bought block signal system, C&O bought block signal system, C&NW bought Grand Station.

Double Tracked Lines: C&O doubled RF&P, W&W doubled W&M, TP&W doubled GA2, GM&O doubled AL2, C&NW doubled WI4.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got IL5, CNS got MN3, SL&A got MO1, UP got NE2, WP got NV1.

RR Mergers: GM&O merges into B&O.

Inadequate signal system slows A&C rail service: mail contracts worth $1096 cancelled.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, Hannibal Kimball, Edward Harriman, Jim Hill, Jay Gould, William Palmer.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of NYC, Comte Verlin of READ, John Forbes of V&T.

New Private Companies Available: NP, SP&P, KC&D, KCS, KCN.

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

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

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Normal.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
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) Comte Verlin (1) Jay Gould (8) Jim Fisk (4) Hannibal Kimball (5)
Rail Mogul Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jay Gould (8) William Palmer (10)
Rail Builder Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10)
Rail Magnate Comte Verlin (1) Jim Fisk (4) 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 V&T S&G C&C ....
1 Comte Verlin B&O READ SP CP
5 Hannibal Kimball CNS TP&W .... ....
8 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
10 William Palmer SL&A CB&Q .... CRIP
4 Jim Fisk WP NYC .... GN
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman UP .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
7 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
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   106552   62867   95   227728   124930   3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2570   450533   256805   94   735191   399686   7   1   0   17  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   121090   66598   99   222009   100229   6   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2310   392152   203920   99   591883   276634   10   16   0   80  
READ Reading 199   38452   21148   99   56290   11076   12   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2227   383820   203424   98   590132   291612   9   6   0   163  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1701   203248   113819   95   440155   110538   6   2   85   107  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 1876   233611   130822   95   508549   247647   4   1   0   7  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   123480   82732   87   230072   51544   4   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1511   209497   129888   92   365374   193720   2   3   0   52  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   9827   6289   90   22743   8977   2   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 800   113610   63623   95   239602   148941   4   0   0   59  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   34996   20647   95   97573   40603   1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1807   310287   161349   99   423373   293185   9   9   510   1318  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   15172   8951   95   34410   14740   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   61471   31965   99   85521   63294   8   4   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 320   35861   18647   99   91781   57494   3   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 411   52566   29963   97   87819   61747   5   4   695   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   33822   21646   90   40601   30502   4   2   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   14752   9294   91   17168   14830   4   0   760   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17207   10840   91   23993   17781   3   1   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   18576   11331   93   22323   19560   5   0   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 105   10725   6757   91   15233   13417   2   10   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   16957   9326   99   18253   15632   9   19   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
MN
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 C&EI
Unbuilt:: IL5 [Regions: AOLC]
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 GM&O  (Double) AL7 AL5  (Double)
AL2  (Double)
Unbuilt:: MI2 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VC VA4 VA6 TN1 TN4 N&C A&T KY10
KY8 O&M
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  (Double)
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  (Double)
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: ADLCG]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double)
Unbuilt:: MN2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1
Unbuilt:: MO8 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS M&SP
Unbuilt:: MN3 [Regions: CW]
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:: NV1 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP
Unbuilt:: NE2 [Regions: W]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A
Unbuilt:: MO1 [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 27   26   25   -2  658   4210   0     2   1    
NYC 43   34   25   -18  4030   12721   136   4   4   10    
CNJ 30   29   28   -2  1026   4623   57     8   4     5    
PENN 78   70   62   -16  2129   11463   92     2   8    
READ 39   45   51   +12  230   974   21   1   1   2     5    
B&O 50   47   46   -4  2260   11143   0   1   1  
C&O 35   35   35   +0  1435   8223   282   11   11   1     2     5    
W&W 23   23   23   +0  2107   9203   187     8  
SCL 28   26   24   -4  1139   4656   161   9   9   2     5    
S&G 37   33   30   -7  2620   13535   0   2   2   8    
G&C 16   14   12   -4  206   470   0     5  
GTW 23   28   33   +10  1252   3955   45     10   2    
BRL 26   24   23   -3  451   1863   57   9   9   1     2    
TP&W 51   47   43   -8  2172   9035   0   5   5   8    
A&C 59   48   37   -22  61   655   30     5   1     6    
C&NW 51   56   62   +11  589   2000   0     4   10    
CB&Q 58   64   70   +12  517   1600   0   10   10   5    
CNS 16   20   24   +8  133   1860   195   5   5  
MP 11   13   15   +4  549   1309   106     1   5    
M&LR 18   18   18   +0  135   660   0     6  
V&T 11   13   16   +5  358   800   65   2   2   5    
WP 11   14   17   +6  276   710   0   4   4  
UP 11   16   21   +10  210   525   0   6   6  
SL&A 11   15   19   +8  198   495   0   10   10  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FW&C 570   IC 925   CASL 925   FEC 1495   L&A 450   MKT 1630   SLSF 1195  
SLSW 775   GW 700   NP 1405   SP&P 1430   KC&D 330   KP 890   KCS 490  
KCN 1115  

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