Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 19

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Message to All Players in This Game

Désolé pour le retard, mais suite à un déplacement professionnel en Ecosse, je suis revenu malade.

Sorry for the delay, but I came back ill from a business trip to Scotland.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought TR for $500, John Forbes bought FW&D for $1500, William Palmer bought CW for $1001.

PCs Merged: CT merges into V&T.

PCs Incorporated: CASL.

New Engines Acquired: SCL bought Pacific 4-6-2, G&C bought Pacific 4-6-2, CB&Q bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought steel bridges, CNJ bought steel bridges, PENN bought steel bridges, B&O bought steel bridges, W&W bought automatic brakes, G&C bought Pullman sleepers, G&C bought automatic brakes, G&C bought refrigerated cars, G&C bought steel bridges, GTW bought steel bridges, TP&W bought refrigerated cars, TP&W bought steel bridges, A&C bought block signal system, CRIP bought Grand Station, CB&Q bought automatic brakes, CB&Q bought steel bridges, FEC bought steel bridges, CNS bought refrigerated cars, CNS bought steel bridges, MP bought steel bridges, M&LR bought refrigerated cars, V&T bought Grand Station, V&T bought steel bridges, L&A bought steel bridges, WP bought steel bridges, UP bought steel bridges, MKT bought refrigerated cars, GW bought steel bridges, KC&D bought Grand Station, KC&D bought refrigerated cars, KC&D bought steel bridges, KP bought automatic brakes, SL bought steel bridges, LP&W bought steel bridges.

RoWs built: SC3 by G&C, TN8 by TP&W, ID3 by C&NW, MN4 by CRIP, NM5 by CB&Q, ID5 by CNS, CO9 by MP, TX9 by V&T, UT1 by WP, MO7 by KC&D.

Double Tracked Lines: TP&W doubled IN5, CNS doubled MT6, KC&D doubled KC&D.

New RoWs acquired: G&C got SC4, TP&W got KY14, KC&D got IA4, CRIP got SD1, MP got OK7, CB&Q got NM6, V&T got AZ1, C&NW got WA1, CNS got WA2.

SCL bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $12506.

Inadequate signal system slows BRL rail service: mail contracts worth $2688 cancelled.

CRIP bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $7449.

MKT bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $4238.

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

Stock splits: Les actions of CRIP se divisent à 2 pour 1.

New Private Companies Available: SA&H.

Comte Verlin gagne la Médaille du Millionnaire.

Hannibal Kimball gagne la Médaille du Millionnaire.

Hannibal Kimball dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $16424., John Forbes, Comte Verlin, William Palmer

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Great.
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, steel bridges

Tycoon Announcements:

10 William Palmer seems like the winners are known already, congrats...

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 842   122652   76044   92   278989   99067   4   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2770   578787   300972   99   933989   409908   13   12   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   143785   79082   99   263575   3407   10   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2430   469363   278523   96   742766   25624   11   5   0   1  
READ Reading 288   40454   34402   99   77104   1281   0   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2533   561128   303012   97   799806   122672   15   5   0   2  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2026   303029   181815   91   665860   78508   7   0   0   36  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 2031   294584   153182   99   641256   140328   8   1   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   142014   85208   94   283198   3001   8   0   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 313   38232   21028   99   94261   44966   4   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 2996   599586   311783   99   952035   359788   9   6   0   27  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   38928   27250   84   101547   1198   2   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2670   594713   309251   99   722753   469590   15   9   0   19  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   18062   11198   92   42274   10516   4   0   0   0  
IC Illinois Central 185   26941   17242   90   42412   22271   6   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2565   355842   185038   99   630110   415051   7   6   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 573   72889   37902   99   165363   97487   5   20   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1869   275428   143225   99   652873   378217   6   19   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   26250   17062   89   52559   29566   4   0   0   0  
FEC Florida East Coast 299   28399   19311   86   71022   36255   1   3   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2076   298405   155171   99   478362   319268   8   4   0   669  
MP Missouri Pacific 1397   177780   92445   99   329582   195117   6   13   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 641   78949   43422   99   139975   46929   7   4   0   14  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1541   171321   89087   99   362731   219424   5   7   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   19331   11599   94   23416   11477   12   1   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 1852   249860   129927   99   478098   286585   7   18   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 1236   140946   77520   99   292589   126662   5   5   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   37054   21862   95   72214   37053   4   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   21621   13621   91   31861   17044   7   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 572   84544   43963   99   163990   93554   3   0   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   20368   11202   99   38384   19151   5   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   17983   11329   91   32189   18258   4   0   0   0  
LP&W Levenworth, Pawnee & Western 200   25070   15042   94   51488   25995   4   3   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  (Double) P&LE  (Double) OH3
PA7 MI4 MN MI3
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 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 SC2 SC3
Unbuilt:: SC4 [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  (Double) IL8  (Double) TN14 GA3 IN5  (Double)
TN8
Unbuilt:: KY14 [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  (Double) GN  (Double) ND5
SP&D  (Double) MT1 MT2 MT3 ID3
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IL13 IA8 MN4
Unbuilt:: SD1 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS IA3 SL&A  (Double) MO1 IL11
IA5 OK6 OK5 NM5
Unbuilt:: NM6 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Florida East Coast (FEC ):   FEC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) NP  (Double) MN3  (Double) ND3 ND4 MT6  (Double)
MT7 ID5
Unbuilt:: WA2 [Regions: CWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN  (Double) ATSF MO6 KS2 CO2 CO9
Unbuilt:: OK7 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR  (Double) AR3 SLSW AR4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6 TX15 T&P TX11 CT TX9
Unbuilt:: AZ1 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) SP  (Double) CP  (Double) CA6 OR5 NV1 UT7 SV
UT6 UT1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP  (Double) NE2  (Double) NE3 IA6 NE1
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) MO3 MO7
Unbuilt:: IA4 [Regions: MW]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
Levenworth, Pawnee & Western (LP&W):   LP&W
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 28   33   39   +11  1642   4210   0     5   1     2    
NYC 81   77   74   -7  3260   13857   0   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 32   34   36   +4  1166   4668   12     8   4     5    
PENN 37   46   56   +19  2804   12100   55     2   5    
READ 16   18   21   +5  688   1440   0      
B&O 36   46   57   +21  3480   12603   70     1   5    
C&O 31   38   45   +14  2637   10130   0   11   1   10    
W&W 32   34   36   +4  2536   10120   45     5   8    
SCL 25   27   30   +5  1329   4794   23   9   9   1     5    
G&C 42   39   36   -6  351   1511   54   7   7   5    
GTW 33   37   41   +8  5396   20960   0   2   2   10    
BRL 38   38   39   +1  787   1920   0      
TP&W 53   54   55   +2  2956   13278   72   5   5   8    
A&C 28   30   32   +4  190   679   6     5   1    
IC 20   25   30   +10  331   856   69     1   2     5    
C&NW 58   74   90   +32  2016   12791   34   4   4   5     10    
CRIP 96   101   53   +10  632   5580   150   10   10   1    
CB&Q 48   56   64   +16  2088   9288   57   10   10   5    
CASL 0   0   17   +17  0   833   92     1  
FEC 16   18   20   +4  531   1383   112     7  
CNS 34   36   38   +4  3147   10261   119   5   5  
MP 52   66   81   +29  1262   6874   111   1   1   4     5    
M&LR 56   48   40   -16  803   3143   62   6   6   1     2     4     5    
V&T 51   54   57   +6  1982   7576   129   2   2   4     5    
L&A 19   22   26   +7  171   416   34     5  
WP 46   64   83   +37  1801   9058   202   1   1   4     5    
UP 32   36   41   +9  1527   6000   180   6   6   1     4     10    
MKT 43   32   21   -22  891   1537   93     4   1     5    
GW 20   23   26   +6  204   647   53     5  
KC&D 45   39   34   -11  2189   5951   399   7   7   1     5    
KP 37   37   37   +0  159   860   30     2   6     10    
SL 27   37   47   +20  206   693   57     7   5    
LP&W 16   21   26   +10  434   925   75     1  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SLSF 1195   SA&H 1095   C&S 580  

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