Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Message to All Players in This Game

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Warning! I won't be available the next 2 weeks, so if there is a problem please react before Thursday...

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought KC&D for $500, Comte Verlin bought ATSF for $4890, John Forbes bought KCS for $500.

PCs Merged: CP merges into WP, KCN merges into MP, SP&P merges into C&NW, NP merges into CNS.

PCs Incorporated: KP.

New Engines Acquired: PENN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, W&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, S&G bought Consolidation 2-8-0, A&C bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CB&Q bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: WP bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: IL5 by PENN, PA3 by READ, MI2 by B&O, KY11 by C&O, NC2 by W&W, KY12 by S&G, OH8 by GTW, OH7 by TP&W, MN2 by C&NW, MO8 by CB&Q, MN3 by CNS, AR3 by M&LR, TX5 by V&T, CA6 by WP, NE2 by UP, MO1 by SL&A.

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled IN10, TP&W doubled MI1, CB&Q doubled IA1, WP doubled SP.

New RoWs acquired: S&G got IL2, C&O got IL7, TP&W got IL8, SL&A got IL11, B&O got MS1, MP got MO6, CNS got ND3, C&NW got ND5, V&T got TX6, WP got OR5, CB&Q got IA3.

Guerre tarifaire: READ déclare une guerre ofs tarifs contre PENN, en réduisant ses prix of 50%.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, J. Edgar Thompson, Jay Gould.

New railroad Presidents: Byron Kilbourn of GTW, Comte Verlin of WP.

Hannibal Kimball dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $6204. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: John Forbes, Comte Verlin, Jim Fisk

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

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) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jim Fisk (4) John Forbes (2) 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) William Palmer (10)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 842   102256   60330   95   240678   119641   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2570   427956   248213   93   760634   405628   6   0   0   6  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   114288   62857   99   237715   75239   5   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2430   377967   215985   98   654313   251777   7   1   0   24  
READ Reading 288   33115   28206   99   77589   26775   -2   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2285   407235   211762   99   648559   274635   10   9   0   58  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1786   205030   114819   95   491701   84780   5   4   495   82  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 2031   233870   126289   97   565824   246794   4   0   0   2  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   115540   77411   87   244906   36888   3   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1671   216191   125390   96   427405   233394   2   2   763   14  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   9625   6064   91   24318   7704   2   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 1104   159966   87981   96   314992   166303   5   3   0   19  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   32404   20414   91   103993   38886   0   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1909   330495   171858   99   471915   322936   9   16   0   846  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   14582   8458   96   36889   13767   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1006   112379   58437   99   203284   142984   4   9   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 455   53563   27854   99   134914   85786   2   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 831   98269   54049   99   167137   121603   4   9   1940   417  
MP Missouri Pacific 506   55340   30991   98   88256   54620   4   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 322   28750   17538   93   49691   36055   2   0   0   456  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 400   33347   18340   99   71793   54042   1   9   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 578   74234   38602   99   116901   90314   6   9   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 360   30084   17750   95   58694   46803   1   0   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 268   30789   18165   95   51587   40268   3   7   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   15726   10851   85   30029   23596   0   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
MN
Unbuilt:: none [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 IL5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCM]
Reading (READ):   READ PA2 PA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C OH1 OH4 WBSH  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN10  (Double)
L&N  (Double) IL6  (Double) TN7 OH2 GM&O  (Double) AL7 AL5  (Double)
AL2  (Double) MI2
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VC VA4 VA6 TN1 TN4 N&C A&T KY10
KY8 O&M KY11
Unbuilt:: IL7 [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) NC2
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  (Double) AL3 TN10 MS6 TN12
SM  (Double) NO&J KY12
Unbuilt:: IL2 [Regions: ADMG]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN3 IN7 IL4 C&C OH8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OLCM]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2  (Double) MON  (Double) IN9  (Double) KY13 MI1  (Double) COG  (Double)
GA8  (Double) AL4  (Double) MS3 TN13 MS2  (Double) GA2  (Double)
OH7
Unbuilt:: IL8 [Regions: ADOLCG]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) SP&P MN2
Unbuilt:: ND5 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1  (Double) MO8
Unbuilt:: IA3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) M&SP NP MN3
Unbuilt:: ND3 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5
Unbuilt:: TX6 [Regions: M]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP SP  (Double) CP CA6
Unbuilt:: OR5 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A MO1
Unbuilt:: IL11 [Regions: M]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]

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 21   21   21   +0  1420   4210   0     2   1    
NYC 36   36   37   +1  2418   12857   0     4   10    
CNJ 24   24   24   +0  1079   4647   33     8   4     5    
PENN 58   45   33   -25  4919   12026   129     2  
READ 54   32   11   -43  1344   2391   44     5   2    
B&O 30   32   35   +5  2472   11404   29   1   1  
C&O 24   24   24   +0  1862   8606   324   11   11   1     2     5    
W&W 21   21   22   +1  3086   9982   183     8  
SCL 24   23   23   -1  1145   4726   91   9   9   1     2     5    
S&G 22   23   24   +2  2646   14255   80   2   2   8    
G&C 13   14   15   +2  159   470   0     5  
GTW 34   39   44   +10  912   5367   153   11   10   2    
BRL 20   23   27   +7  524   1887   33   9   9   1     2     5    
TP&W 30   30   31   +1  3018   9494   51   5   5   8    
A&C 28   26   25   -3  169   667   18     5   1    
C&NW 44   57   71   +27  477   4727   303   4   4   5     10    
CB&Q 49   43   37   -12  167   2208   67   10   10   3     5    
CNS 24   29   35   +11  551   3946   209   5   5  
MP 17   22   27   +10  483   2419   111     1   4     5    
M&LR 36   34   32   -4  84   1515   95     6   1     4     5    
V&T 28   35   43   +15  166   1887   113   2   2   5    
WP 31   47   63   +32  286   2717   173   1   1   4     5    
UP 25   31   38   +13  205   1673   127   6   6  
SL&A 24   25   26   +2  127   1256   84   10   10  
KP 0   0   13   +13  0   801   89     2  

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   SP&D 750  

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