Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 20

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 20

Headline News 1879 to 1880

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1879: Wyatt Earp arrives in Tombstone, Arizona.
1880: Missouri Governor offers $10,000 reward for capture of Jesse James.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Comte Verlin bought SLSF for $4000, Jim Fisk bought SA&H for $8678, Comte Verlin bought C&S for $3000.

PCs Merged: CW merges into UP.

PCs Incorporated: FW&D, LR&S, TR.

New Engines Acquired: C&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&M bought block signal system, C&O bought Pullman sleepers, W&W bought refrigerated cars, W&W bought steel bridges, SCL bought automatic couplers, A&C bought automatic couplers, IC bought steel bridges, C&NW bought steel bridges, M&LR bought steel bridges, KP bought refrigerated cars.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled PA11, TP&W doubled TN14, C&NW doubled ID3, CNS doubled MT7.

New RoWs acquired: TP&W got KY3, CRIP got SD2, MP got OK4, V&T got AZ2, WP got CA4, CNS got C10, CB&Q got NM7, C&NW got C9.

RR Mergers: WP merges into MP.

Old READ wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $3168.

Old SCL wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $13468.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost BRL $3456.

A&C bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $1096.

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

Insolvent RRs: READ.

Loan Recalls: Edward Harriman.

Cornered stocks: NYC.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of CNJ, Comte Verlin of B&O, Hannibal Kimball of LR&S.

New Private Companies Available: DRGW, DP, M&W.

Jim Fisk earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the C&NW from the Midwest to the Pacific.

Hannibal Kimball earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the CNS from the Midwest to the Pacific.

Comte Verlin earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the MP from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

Jim Fisk dispose d'un réseau transcontinental.

Hannibal Kimball dispose d'un réseau transcontinental.

Comte Verlin dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $25000., Jim Fisk, John Forbes, William Palmer

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
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:

2 John Forbes bonne année à tous
10 William Palmer congrats to the winner!

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) William Palmer (10)
Rail Mogul Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (10) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Builder Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jim Fisk (4) John Forbes (2) 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) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 William Palmer CRIP CB&Q .... ....
5 Hannibal Kimball CNS LR&S .... H&S
2 John Forbes GTW V&T .... ....
1 Comte Verlin MP B&O C&S SLSF
4 Jim Fisk NYC C&NW .... SA&H
8 Jay Gould CNJ .... .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman UP M&LR FW&C ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
7 Jim Hill KC&D G&C .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
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   123317   75223   93   287712   86319   5   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2770   591510   313501   98   958587   418550   13   12   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 936   143612   78987   99   256820   3407   10   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2430   469220   273300   97   727286   8213   12   4   0   0  
READ Reading 288   40137   34311   99   79805   1048   0   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2533   562773   298270   98   820425   29510   16   3   0   1  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2026   301489   168835   95   683851   44567   8   2   0   13  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 2031   296051   153946   99   656285   86424   9   2   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 962   144419   80875   98   285389   3001   9   1   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 396   50307   28173   98   121048   42579   5   5   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 2996   600958   312496   99   978639   319136   9   7   0   9  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   39969   27179   86   103803   1398   3   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2825   625479   337758   97   784510   500158   13   25   0   9  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   17857   10893   93   43186   8940   5   0   0   0  
IC Illinois Central 185   26527   14855   98   44329   19897   8   1   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2874   441810   229740   99   747878   476488   8   6   286   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1127   124619   64802   99   322643   181482   2   19   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 2118   300457   171261   94   713112   412103   4   10   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   26527   16712   91   54749   24225   5   4   0   0  
FEC Florida East Coast 299   27953   18449   88   73456   35142   1   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2385   376935   196006   99   573883   369757   9   9   1530   234  
MP Missouri Pacific 3494   509495   315888   89   893642   524980   5   9   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 641   77979   42888   99   145193   37278   7   1   0   6  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1854   203447   105794   99   454654   268243   5   8   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   19130   11287   95   24082   9100   13   3   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 1403   164268   90347   99   352165   144872   5   0   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   38028   22817   94   75109   36438   4   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   21098   12448   95   33311   15042   8   1   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 742   106700   55484   99   214188   56648   4   15   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   20767   12045   96   39833   16795   5   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   18207   10742   95   33854   17149   5   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   13618   9396   85   24959   14041   3   0   0   0  
LP&W Levenworth, Pawnee & Western 200   25369   14968   95   53116   23210   5   1   0   0  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 210   20810   13943   87   53519   30106   1   0   0   0  
FW&D Ft Worth & Denver 195   21024   13876   88   50879   28621   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  (Double) 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 SC4
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  (Double) MS2  (Double)
GA2  (Double) OH7  (Double) IL8  (Double) TN14  (Double) GA3 IN5  (Double)
TN8 KY14
Unbuilt:: KY3 [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  (Double) WA1
Unbuilt:: C9 [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IL13 IA8 MN4 SD1
Unbuilt:: SD2 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS IA3 SL&A  (Double) MO1 IL11
IA5 OK6 OK5 NM5 NM6
Unbuilt:: NM7 [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  (Double) ID5 WA2
Unbuilt:: C10 [Regions: CWTP]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN  (Double) ATSF MO6 KS2 CO2 CO9 OK7 WP  (Double)
SP  (Double) CP  (Double) CA6 OR5 NV1 UT7 SV UT6
UT1
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: MWTP]
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 AZ1
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP  (Double) NE2  (Double) NE3 IA6 NE1 CW
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 IA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Levenworth, Pawnee & Western (LP&W):   LP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Little Rock & Shreveport (LR&S):   LR&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Ft Worth & Denver (FW&D):   FW&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]

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 39   32   25   -14  1244   4210   0     5   1     2    
NYC 74   84   94   +20  3541   13857   0   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 36   32   28   -8  1110   4671   9   8   8   4     5    
PENN 56   43   30   -26  3576   12113   42     2   5    
READ 21   18   15   -6  648   1440   0      
B&O 57   50   43   -14  3261   12620   53   1   1   5    
C&O 45   40   35   -10  1615   10130   0   11   1   5     10    
W&W 36   31   27   -9  3013   10131   34     5   8    
SCL 30   27   24   -6  1379   4799   18   9   9   1     5    
G&C 36   38   41   +5  430   1898   82   7   7   2     5    
GTW 41   55   70   +29  2831   20960   0   2   2   10    
BRL 39   37   36   -3  787   1920   0     5  
TP&W 55   54   53   -2  3179   14048   77     5   8    
A&C 32   26   20   -12  228   680   5     5   1    
IC 30   25   20   -10  226   873   52     1   2     5    
C&NW 90   68   47   -43  5362   14216   154   4   4   10    
CRIP 53   55   58   +5  1448   8223   277   10   10   1    
CB&Q 64   66   68   +4  1566   10466   124   10   10   5    
CASL 17   19   21   +4  291   856   69     1   2    
FEC 20   22   24   +4  447   1383   112     7   5    
CNS 38   35   33   -5  3374   11771   154   5   5  
MP 81   82   60   -21  1879   17348   122   1   1   4     5    
M&LR 40   35   31   -9  501   3143   62   6   6   1     2     4     5    
V&T 57   56   56   -1  1210   9114   156   2   2   4     5    
L&A 26   29   32   +6  163   424   26     5   1    
UP 41   31   22   -19  2544   6752   263   6   6   1     4     10    
MKT 21   18   16   -5  354   1560   70     4   1     5    
GW 26   28   30   +4  212   660   40     5   1    
KC&D 34   28   22   -12  1601   6815   385   7   7   1     5    
KP 37   57   77   +40  198   867   23     2   1     5     6     10    
SL 47   59   72   +25  306   707   43     7   1     4     5     10    
TR 0   0   17   +17  0   378   42     4  
LP&W 26   32   38   +12  309   925   75     1   4     10    
LR&S 0   0   17   +17  0   945   105   5   5  
FW&D 0   0   17   +17  0   878   97     2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
DRGW 580   DP 530   M&W 985  

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