Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 16

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 16

Headline News 1871 to 1872

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1871: Wild Bill Hickok made Marshal of Abilene. Shoots two men and one policeman.
1872: Buffalo Bill Cody makes first stage appearance in Chicago. Broadway next!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Edward Harriman bought FW&C for $1000, Comte Verlin bought IC for $1730, Jim Hill bought SL for $2000.

PCs Merged: SLSW merges into M&LR, SP&D merges into C&NW.

PCs Incorporated: MKT.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought Consolidation 2-8-0, NYC bought Pacific 4-6-2, GTW bought Pacific 4-6-2, A&C bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: CNJ bought Pullman sleepers, PENN bought Pullman sleepers, S&G bought Pullman sleepers, GTW bought Pullman sleepers, TP&W bought Pullman sleepers, C&NW bought Pullman sleepers, CRIP bought Pullman sleepers, CB&Q bought Pullman sleepers, CNS bought Grand Station, CNS bought Pullman sleepers, MP bought Grand Station, MP bought Pullman sleepers, M&LR bought Pullman sleepers, WP bought Pullman sleepers, KC&D bought Pullman sleepers.

RoWs built: IL3 by B&O, KY9 by C&O, IN6 by GTW, TN14 by TP&W, MT1 by C&NW, IA5 by CB&Q, ND4 by CNS, TX15 by V&T, NV1 by WP, NE3 by UP.

Double Tracked Lines: TP&W doubled IL8, C&NW doubled GN, CNS doubled M&SP, MP doubled KCN.

New RoWs acquired: TP&W got GA3, CRIP got IL13, C&O got TN15, UP got IA6, MP got KS2, CB&Q got OK6, C&NW got MT2, CNS got MT6, WP got UT7.

RR Mergers: S&G merges into GTW.

Inadequate signal system slows B&M rail service: mail contracts worth $8420 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost W&W $22341.

Inadequate signal system slows A&C rail service: mail contracts worth $1370 cancelled.

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

Bankrupt RRs: READ, BRL.

Loan Recalls: J. Edgar Thompson.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of NYC, Jim Hill of G&C, Edward Harriman of M&LR, John Forbes of V&T, Jim Hill of KC&D.

New Private Companies Available: T&P, CT, LP&W.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $9123., Comte Verlin, William Palmer, John Forbes

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
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, automatic brakes

Tycoon Announcements:

10 William Palmer going for the final rounds.

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8) Jim Fisk (4)
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) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Byron Kilbourn (11)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (2) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) William Palmer (10)
Rail Baron John Forbes (2) Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) 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 IC ....
5 Hannibal Kimball CNS TP&W L&A GW
2 John Forbes GTW V&T .... ....
4 Jim Fisk NYC C&NW .... ....
10 William Palmer CRIP CB&Q .... ....
8 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman UP M&LR FW&C ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
7 Jim Hill KC&D G&C SL ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 842   106787   66207   92   255565   111775   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2570   456717   251194   96   800829   344178   9   1   0   2  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   123568   67963   99   252354   46723   7   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2430   401603   225181   99   689014   181047   9   1   0   7  
READ Reading 288   35250   29996   99   81310   20726   -1   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2533   481320   269537   95   740483   312851   10   0   0   18  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1916   231202   138720   91   561184   77573   5   3   0   326  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 2031   247964   136379   96   593446   213062   5   0   0   1  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   122666   82186   87   261914   25039   4   0   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   9827   6486   88   25788   7094   2   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 2996   516750   289379   95   862515   428476   5   3   0   239  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   34849   23349   87   110782   40799   -1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2249   434311   225842   99   567125   384906   11   9   0   211  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   15528   9783   91   38939   11559   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2087   228516   118829   99   447040   313384   4   16   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   21022   11562   99   37115   25585   5   13   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1183   169583   94967   95   349149   222616   4   3   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1471   169731   88261   99   309421   221439   5   1   2470   2937  
MP Missouri Pacific 787   99899   51948   99   154145   93209   6   8   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 477   49940   27467   99   88769   38707   5   1   0   137  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 736   60788   33433   99   142555   98183   1   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 902   110127   61671   95   187162   128627   4   9   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 843   75706   41639   99   172816   126961   2   7   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   30314   20614   86   61769   44731   0   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   10719   7396   85   15502   9412   4   5   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   17827   11766   88   32813   21963   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 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 IL3
Unbuilt:: none [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 KY9
Unbuilt:: TN15 [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]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN3 IN7 IL4 C&C OH8 IN6
S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1 A&WP  (Double) AL3 TN10 MS6
TN12 SM  (Double) NO&J KY12 IL2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
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  (Double) TN14
Unbuilt:: GA3 [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  (Double) ND5 SP&D
MT1
Unbuilt:: MT2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: IL13 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS IA3 SL&A  (Double) MO1 IL11
IA5
Unbuilt:: OK6 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) NP MN3 ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN  (Double) ATSF MO6
Unbuilt:: KS2 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR3 SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6 TX15
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP SP  (Double) CP  (Double) CA6 OR5 NV1
Unbuilt:: UT7 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP  (Double) NE2 NE3
Unbuilt:: IA6 [Regions: WT]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
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 20   20   21   +1  1453   4210   0     2   1    
NYC 26   26   26   +0  2670   12857   0   4   4   10    
CNJ 23   23   24   +1  1036   4661   19     8   4     5    
PENN 33   33   34   +1  2555   12058   97     2  
READ 12   12   13   +1  729   2435   0     5   2    
B&O 36   36   36   +0  2562   12550   123     1  
C&O 16   19   22   +6  2286   9515   65   11   11   1     10    
W&W 26   26   26   +0  3116   10061   104     5   8    
SCL 19   17   15   -4  1548   4765   52   9   9   1     5    
G&C 17   20   23   +6  189   470   0   7   7   5    
GTW 30   30   28   -2  805   20816   144   2   2  
BRL 23   18   14   -9  661   1920   0   9   9   1     5    
TP&W 33   34   35   +2  2879   11190   55   5   5   8    
A&C 22   21   21   -1  175   674   11     5   1    
C&NW 62   67   72   +10  1399   10145   290   4   4   5     10    
CRIP 14   27   40   +26  350   750   0   10   10  
CB&Q 43   39   36   -7  2778   5848   67   10   10   5    
CNS 25   25   25   +0  1639   7035   320   5   5  
MP 37   36   35   -2  798   3935   0   1   1   4     5    
M&LR 22   22   23   +1  318   2254   131   6   6   1     4     5    
V&T 42   45   48   +6  574   3512   168   2   2   4     5    
WP 70   57   45   -25  1770   4385   125   1   1   4     5    
UP 55   65   75   +20  1045   3974   241   6   6   1     10    
MKT 0   0   14   +14  0   1467   163     1  
KC&D 14   19   25   +11  146   305   25   7   7  
KP 20   24   28   +8  234   823   67     2   1     5     6    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CASL 925   FEC 1495   SLSF 1195   SV 750   T&P 1120   CT 845   LP&W 1000  

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