Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought FEC for $2500, Jim Fisk bought SV for $12345, Jim Fisk bought T&P for $12345, Comte Verlin bought LP&W for $7580.

PCs Incorporated: SL, L&A, GW, IC.

New Engines Acquired: B&O bought Pacific 4-6-2, SCL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, WP bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought Pullman sleepers, NYC bought automatic brakes, CNJ bought automatic brakes, PENN bought automatic brakes, B&O bought Pullman sleepers, C&O bought automatic couplers, W&W bought automatic couplers, G&C bought automatic couplers, GTW bought automatic brakes, TP&W bought automatic brakes, C&NW bought automatic brakes, CNS bought automatic brakes, M&LR bought automatic brakes, V&T bought Pullman sleepers, V&T bought automatic brakes, WP bought automatic brakes, UP bought Pullman sleepers, UP bought automatic brakes, MKT bought automatic brakes, KC&D bought automatic brakes.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled NYC, TP&W doubled TN13, C&NW doubled SP&D, CNS doubled NP, M&LR doubled M&LR, WP doubled WP, UP doubled NE2.

New RoWs acquired: G&C got SC2, NYC got MI3, TP&W got IN5, CRIP got IA8, KC&D got MO3, M&LR got AR4, UP got NE1, CB&Q got OK5, V&T got TX11, C&NW got MT3, CNS got MT7, MP got CO2, WP got UT6.

Inadequate brakes on C&O locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $24312.

Inadequate signal system slows G&C rail service: mail contracts worth $940 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost A&C $1233.

Inadequate brakes on CRIP locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $1332.

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

Reorganized RRs: READ, BRL.

New Private Companies Available: LR&S, H&S.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $10321., Comte Verlin, Edward Harriman, Byron Kilbourn, John Forbes

L'invention des wagons réfrigérés permet le transport of denrées périssables sur of longuers distances.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Good.
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, refrigerated cars

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) Jim Fisk (4) Jay Gould (8)
Rail Mogul Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10)
Rail Builder Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10)
Rail Magnate Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Byron Kilbourn (11)
Rail Prodigal Hannibal Kimball (5) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) William Palmer (10)
Rail Baron Hannibal Kimball (5) John Forbes (2) 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 .... LP&W
5 Hannibal Kimball CNS TP&W .... ....
10 William Palmer CRIP CB&Q .... ....
4 Jim Fisk NYC C&NW SV T&P
2 John Forbes GTW V&T .... ....
8 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman UP M&LR FW&C ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
9 Erastus Corning .... SCL .... ....
7 Jim Hill KC&D G&C .... FEC

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 842   107818   66847   92   263008   112693   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2570   467884   243298   99   832286   358981   10   9   0   1  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   124897   69943   98   258719   25235   7   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2430   408108   237776   97   705538   136585   9   5   0   4  
READ Reading 288   35104   29866   99   72000   0   -1   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2533   480948   254902   98   762875   258495   11   3   0   10  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2026   261972   157183   91   609780   107149   5   3   0   179  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 2031   251929   131003   99   608638   201048   5   0   0   1  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   123470   79020   90   271072   16335   5   0   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   10071   6345   91   27386   7846   2   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 2996   523281   293037   95   893074   412857   6   5   0   131  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   34710   23255   87   96000   0   -1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2401   461254   239854   99   611127   412894   11   9   0   105  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   15439   10190   88   39871   11231   2   0   0   0  
IC Illinois Central 185   22826   15750   85   38105   27595   1   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2217   249260   129615   99   492083   341685   4   9   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 222   31044   17074   99   57364   39086   5   13   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1438   196099   109815   95   436002   275313   3   10   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1718   213022   110771   99   364663   258907   5   4   0   2974  
MP Missouri Pacific 1110   124740   64865   99   227809   145195   5   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 477   55016   30259   99   95256   41760   5   9   0   69  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 736   61327   33730   99   148561   96849   2   6   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   16518   10737   89   21575   15625   6   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 1087   132982   74470   95   234724   160893   4   9   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 978   100632   55348   99   215600   155037   2   7   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   32221   21266   88   65316   38286   1   3   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   18255   11683   90   29405   21295   3   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   10719   5895   99   17073   10151   7   0   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   17596   10734   93   34750   21959   2   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   15540   10101   89   29231   21169   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  (Double) B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4  (Double) C5  (Double)
MC PA11 MI5  (Double) MS C3 P&LE  (Double) OH3 PA7
MI4 MN
Unbuilt:: MI3 [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 TN15
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOM]
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:: SC2 [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  (Double) MS2  (Double)
GA2  (Double) OH7 IL8  (Double) TN14 GA3
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) SP&P  (Double) MN2 GN  (Double) ND5 SP&D  (Double)
MT1 MT2
Unbuilt:: MT3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IL13
Unbuilt:: IA8 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS IA3 SL&A  (Double) MO1 IL11
IA5 OK6
Unbuilt:: OK5 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) NP  (Double) MN3 ND3 ND4 MT6
Unbuilt:: MT7 [Regions: CWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN  (Double) ATSF MO6 KS2
Unbuilt:: CO2 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR  (Double) AR3 SLSW
Unbuilt:: AR4 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6 TX15
Unbuilt:: TX11 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) SP  (Double) CP  (Double) CA6 OR5 NV1 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP  (Double) NE2  (Double) NE3 IA6
Unbuilt:: NE1 [Regions: WT]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D
Unbuilt:: MO3 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]

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   22   24   +3  1511   4210   0     2   1    
NYC 26   39   52   +26  3876   12857   0   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 24   25   27   +3  1096   4665   15     8   4     5    
PENN 34   33   32   -2  3783   12082   73     2  
READ 13   13   12   -1  1047   1440   0      
B&O 36   36   37   +1  2849   12580   93     1  
C&O 22   24   26   +4  1774   10075   55   11   11   1     10    
W&W 26   27   28   +2  2892   10087   78     5   8    
SCL 15   17   20   +5  1310   4778   39   9   9   1     5    
G&C 23   27   32   +9  152   470   0   7   7   5    
GTW 28   29   30   +2  5489   20816   144   2   2   10    
BRL 14   15   40   +26  494   1920   0      
TP&W 35   37   39   +4  3203   11929   76   5   5   8    
A&C 21   22   24   +3  189   676   9     5   1    
IC 0   0   14   +14  0   833   92     1  
C&NW 72   62   52   -20  3845   11020   65   4   4   5     10    
CRIP 40   53   67   +27  191   1074   36   10   10  
CB&Q 36   36   36   +0  1141   7063   127   10   10   5    
CNS 25   27   29   +4  2324   8467   123   5   5  
MP 35   36   37   +2  685   5389   161   1   1   4     5    
M&LR 23   25   28   +5  385   2385   0   6   6   1     4     5    
V&T 48   46   44   -4  1165   3512   168   2   2   4     5    
L&A 0   0   14   +14  0   405   45     5  
WP 45   44   44   -1  746   5343   92   1   1   4     5    
UP 75   76   78   +3  2192   4823   67   6   1   10    
MKT 14   19   25   +11  696   1507   123     1  
GW 0   0   14   +14  0   630   70     5  
KC&D 25   44   63   +38  95   330   0   7   7   1     5    
KP 28   34   40   +12  203   839   51     2   1     5     6     10    
SL 0   0   14   +14  0   675   75     7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CASL 925   SLSF 1195   CT 845   LR&S 1050   H&S 1160  

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