Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 15

Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Hannibal Kimball bought L&A for $1234, Comte Verlin bought MKT for $3585, John Forbes bought SLSW for $775, Hannibal Kimball bought GW for $1234, Jim Fisk bought SP&D for $2134.

PCs Merged: KCS merges into CB&Q, ATSF merges into MP, GN merges into C&NW.

PCs Incorporated: KC&D, CRIP.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CNJ bought Pacific 4-6-2, PENN bought Pacific 4-6-2, READ bought Pacific 4-6-2, W&W bought Pacific 4-6-2, SCL bought Prairie 2-6-2, G&C bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, TP&W bought Pacific 4-6-2, C&NW bought Pacific 4-6-2, CNS bought Pacific 4-6-2, MP bought Pacific 4-6-2, M&LR bought Pacific 4-6-2, V&T bought Pacific 4-6-2, UP bought Pacific 4-6-2, KP bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought automatic couplers, CNJ bought automatic couplers, PENN bought automatic couplers, READ bought automatic couplers, B&O bought automatic couplers, S&G bought automatic couplers, GTW bought automatic couplers, TP&W bought automatic couplers, C&NW bought automatic couplers, CB&Q bought automatic couplers, CNS bought automatic couplers, MP bought automatic couplers, M&LR bought automatic couplers, V&T bought automatic couplers, WP bought automatic couplers, UP bought automatic couplers, KP bought automatic couplers.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled AL7, TP&W doubled TP&W, C&NW doubled SP&P, CB&Q doubled CB&Q, WP doubled CP, UP doubled UP, SL&A doubled SL&A.

New RoWs acquired: GTW got IN6, S&G got IL1, SL&A got IL13, C&O got KY9, TP&W got TN14, CB&Q got IA5, CNS got ND4, UP got NE3, V&T got TX15, C&NW got MT1, B&O got IL3.

RR Mergers: SL&A merges into CB&Q.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost W&W $30465.

L'absence of signalisation moderne cause une collision frontale. Indemnités of $8658 versées by SCL.

Inadequate signal system slows BRL rail service: mail contracts worth $4224 cancelled.

Rate Wars: READ declares rate war on PENN, reduces rates by 50%

Insolvent RRs: READ, BRL.

Loan Recalls: Byron Kilbourn.

New railroad Presidents: John Forbes of GTW, William Palmer of CRIP, Comte Verlin of MP.

New Private Companies Available: SV, SL.

Hannibal Kimball dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $7132., Jim Fisk, William Palmer, John Forbes

Pullman's sleeping car design favored by for long distance travel, improves revenues.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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, Pullman sleepers

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) Jim Fisk (4)
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 MP WP .... MKT
2 John Forbes GTW S&G .... SLSW
5 Hannibal Kimball CNS TP&W L&A GW
4 Jim Fisk .... C&NW SP&D ....
10 William Palmer CRIP CB&Q .... ....
8 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman UP .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
7 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 842   107552   67758   91   247549   114983   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2570   457636   270005   92   779858   379243   7   1   0   3  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   124066   68237   99   246626   57300   7   2   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2430   401268   225123   99   669185   212652   9   4   0   13  
READ Reading 288   35548   30227   99   79352   19804   -1   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2424   465133   260475   95   700254   308130   10   9   0   32  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1786   215118   129071   91   511133   66562   5   4   495   49  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 2031   248623   136741   96   579635   226530   4   0   0   1  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   121928   81691   87   254718   28636   4   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1780   245648   144931   95   470340   260164   2   2   0   389  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   9888   6229   91   25149   7391   2   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 1104   169463   94900   95   327004   139975   6   3   0   10  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   33859   22686   87   107126   39079   0   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2139   404155   210161   99   529961   361680   11   9   0   423  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   15439   9109   95   38007   12985   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1507   170161   88484   99   311895   218945   5   9   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   19755   14224   82   32015   23185   1   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1048   153906   86186   95   286896   186569   5   1   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1025   121011   66557   99   207935   149715   4   1   4460   1414  
MP Missouri Pacific 787   92128   52513   97   148793   90691   5   1   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 322   30709   17197   98   52537   19437   5   2   0   228  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 510   44345   24390   99   98894   72841   2   9   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 651   91118   51027   95   136421   93454   6   9   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 360   33742   20245   94   63590   49107   2   7   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   10419   7397   83   14963   10837   2   0   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   17596   11613   88   31603   22050   1   2   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  (Double)
AL5  (Double) AL2  (Double) MI2 MS1
Unbuilt:: IL3 [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:: KY9 [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 IL2
Unbuilt:: IL1 [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:: IN6 [Regions: OLCM]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W  (Double) IN2  (Double) MON  (Double) IN9  (Double) KY13 MI1  (Double)
COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4  (Double) MS3 TN13 MS2  (Double)
GA2  (Double) OH7 IL8
Unbuilt:: TN14 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) SP&P  (Double) MN2 GN ND5
Unbuilt:: MT1 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS IA3 SL&A  (Double) MO1 IL11
Unbuilt:: IA5 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) M&SP NP MN3 ND3
Unbuilt:: ND4 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN ATSF MO6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6
Unbuilt:: TX15 [Regions: M]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP SP  (Double) CP  (Double) CA6 OR5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP  (Double) NE2
Unbuilt:: NE3 [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
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   20   20   -1  1426   4210   0     2   1    
NYC 37   31   26   -11  3610   12857   0     4   10    
CNJ 24   23   23   -1  1177   4655   25     8   4     5    
PENN 33   33   33   +0  2456   12058   97     2  
READ 11   11   12   +1  739   2402   33     5   2    
B&O 35   35   36   +1  2371   12059   69     1  
C&O 24   20   16   -8  2620   8930   0   11   11   1    
W&W 22   24   26   +4  3895   10027   138     5   8    
SCL 23   21   19   -4  1624   4748   69   9   9   1     5    
S&G 24   25   26   +2  2822   14826   54   2   2   8    
G&C 15   16   17   +2  159   470   0     5  
GTW 44   37   30   -14  1958   5486   34   2   10   11    
BRL 27   25   23   -4  373   1895   25   9   9   1     2     5    
TP&W 31   32   33   +2  2574   10580   115   5   5   8    
A&C 25   23   22   -3  189   671   14     5   1    
C&NW 71   66   62   -9  2284   7285   250   4   4   5     10    
CRIP 0   0   14   +14  0   675   75   10   10  
CB&Q 37   42   43   +6  377   5078   162   10   10   5    
CNS 35   30   25   -10  1296   5028   97   5   5  
MP 27   32   37   +10  584   3684   251   1   1   4     5    
M&LR 32   27   22   -10  443   1538   72     6   1     4     5    
V&T 43   42   42   -1  447   2495   55     2   5    
WP 63   66   70   +7  1370   3219   36   1   1   4     5    
UP 38   46   55   +17  683   1780   20   6   6   1     10    
KC&D 0   0   14   +14  0   297   33     7  
KP 13   16   20   +7  364   823   67     2   1     5    

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   SLSF 1195   SV 750   SL 750  

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