Continental Rails II - Club DE - Game # 11 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II - Club DE

Game # 11 - 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: Vanderbilt bought IC for $8123, Erastus Corning bought NP for $3521, Edward Harriman bought ATSF for $1346, Vanderbilt bought T&P for $16789.

PCs Merged: KC&D merges into MP, SP&D merges into GN, SV merges into WP.

PCs Incorporated: L&A, MKT, KCS.

New Engines Acquired: PENN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, P&FW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, WBSH bought Consolidation 2-8-0, A&T bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GM&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SM bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CRIP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CB&Q bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CASL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&LR bought Consolidation 2-8-0, V&T bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, WP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, KP bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: WBSH bought , SM bought , CRIP bought , CASL bought , M&SP bought , MP bought , M&LR bought , CP bought , WP bought , UP bought , GW bought , KP bought .

RoWs built: VA5 by N&W, IL2 by NO&J, WI4 by C&NW, ND2 by M&SP, OK1 by M&LR, UT7 by CP, NV1 by WP, OR8 by SP, MT1 by GN, MO3 by KP.

RoWs abandoned: MS1 was abandoned by A&T.

A&T doubled C4, M&SP doubled SP&P, CP doubled CP.

New RoWs acquired: NO&J got IL9, C&NW got MN3, KP got KS3, M&LR got TX12, M&SP got MT6, GN got MT9, CP got UT6, WP got UT8, SP got OR7.

RR Mergers: NO&J merges into N&W.

Inadequate signal system slows ERIE rail service: mail contracts worth $18876 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows C&H rail service: mail contracts worth $8001 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows CB&Q rail service: mail contracts worth $2280 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: N&W.

Bankrupt RRs: ERIE, C&O.

Loan Recalls: Vanderbilt, Maggy, Scrooge McDuck.

Stock splits: M&LR splits 2 for 1, UP splits 2 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Florian of A&T, Vanderbilt of GM&O, Edward Harriman of MP, Scrooge McDuck of GW.

Erastus Corning dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $25345. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Florian, Edward Harriman, Maggy, Sun-E Storm, Vanderbilt

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Mild Depression to Recession.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

Tycoon Announcements:

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Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Florian (4) Edward Harriman (9) Maggy (7) Erastus Corning (10) Sun-E Storm (2)
Rail Mogul Florian (4) Maggy (7) Edward Harriman (9) Erastus Corning (10) Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Builder Edward Harriman (9) Erastus Corning (10) Florian (4) Vanderbilt (3) Maggy (7)
Rail Magnate Edward Harriman (9) Erastus Corning (10) Florian (4) Vanderbilt (3) Scrooge McDuck (8)
Rail Prodigal Florian (4) Maggy (7) Erastus Corning (10) Edward Harriman (9) Sun-E Storm (2)
Rail Baron Edward Harriman (9) Florian (4) Erastus Corning (10) Maggy (7) Vanderbilt (3)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
4 Florian GN A&T .... ....
9 Edward Harriman WP MP .... ATSF
10 Erastus Corning M&SP SP NP ....
7 Maggy CP UP .... ....
3 Vanderbilt M&LR GM&O IC T&P
2 Sun-E Storm ERIE C&O .... ....
8 Scrooge McDuck N&W GW .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... ....
11 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
13 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
5 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
14 Leland Stanford .... .... .... ....
12 Hannibal Kimball .... .... .... ....
6 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1452   174764   125830   79   440623   244569   -2   0   0   2  
PENN Pennsylvania 3270   565508   327993   93   922978   470547   7   0   0   13  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 773   69240   54699   75   232152   106142   -4   0   0   180  
N&W Norfolk & Western 4675   582350   500821   65   1167215   731642   -4   0   0   7  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1143   126141   79470   91   292352   167327   1   0   0   14  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 1107   135063   82387   93   273764   151044   2   0   0   2  
WBSH Wabash Line 2964   482937   265616   96   970077   270186   8   1   0   3  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 3045   558316   301492   97   827200   528815   2   3   0   73  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 325   27950   15372   99   78852   10557   3   0   0   34  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7331   4032   99   10145   174   12   7   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   42536   25097   95   77994   53627   2   1   556   1960  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   18569   12256   88   19647   16525   4   1   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   21406   15198   83   23858   20203   2   1   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 453   52240   29776   97   108238   53970   3   6   0   439  
FEC Florida East Coast 409   30817   18182   95   91066   47921   0   0   0   322  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1332   138927   77799   95   279608   187353   2   6   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 670   73303   40317   99   122058   55900   2   1   0   480  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 577   53313   28256   98   100396   70222   3   1   218   2129  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   14880   9672   89   20538   17339   1   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   14656   10259   84   16739   14261   3   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 513   46790   26671   97   98095   43112   3   4   0   317  
WP Western Pacific 543   55026   30265   99   105786   76857   3   1   1295   1506  
UP Union Pacific 363   26001   15340   95   60025   48023   0   1   0   406  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   27092   18964   84   47924   40826   -1   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   16102   9661   94   17974   15014   5   1   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 708   66352   39148   95   115546   95276   2   9   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1081   79736   46246   96   197656   151274   0   4   663   3569  
KP Kansas Pacific 461   46281   25455   99   101027   71876   2   1   0   0  
KCS Kansas City Southern 98   11075   7088   90   15929   13571   2   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)
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 LS PA8 OH3 MI1 MS MC MI5
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: ALC]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 C&A  (Double) PA6 CNJ  (Double) GT  (Double)
B&M C2 C3 HRL  (Double) NY1 PA9 PA10 PA1  (Double)
B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C IN4  (Double) IN7 IL4 IL1  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCMN]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O VA2 MD1 SC5 TN2 TN3
Unbuilt:: KY4 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) RF&P  (Double) R&D  (Double) N&S VA1  (Double) VC W&W
VA7 NC2 VA4 VA6 TN1 TN4 VA5 NO&J  (Double) MS6
COG  (Double) GA2  (Double) A&C GA3 BRL  (Double) TN6 G&C
TN9 TN10 TN13 N&C L&N TN8 KY12 IL2
Unbuilt:: IL9 [Regions: ADOMG]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H SC4 SC1 GA4 FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 AL6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW OH2 TP&W OH5 IN1 MI2  (Double) C5 PA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OLCN]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH  (Double) IN6 MON  (Double) IN10 KY13 IL8  (Double) SCL  (Double)
S&G  (Double) S&A  (Double) NER W&M GA1 A&WP GA8  (Double)
AL4 MS2 AL3 TN12 MS4 TN14
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ):   A&T AL5 TN5 AL7 P&LE  (Double) MRLE OH4 NYC  (Double) B&A  (Double)
NY3 PA11  (Double) C4  (Double) IN3 C&EI  (Double) GTW IN9
B&H  (Double) A&GW O&M KY7 NYNH  (Double) IL6  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMGN]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O MS3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: MN3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL SL&A MO1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CM]
Florida East Coast (FEC ):   FEC GA5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) CNS  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP KCN MO6 KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK1
Unbuilt:: TX12 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) SV NV1
Unbuilt:: UT8 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1
Unbuilt:: CO7 [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA5 OR8
Unbuilt:: OR7 [Regions: P]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 SP&D MT1
Unbuilt:: MT9 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP MO3
Unbuilt:: KS3 [Regions: MW]
Kansas City Southern (KCS ):   KCS
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
ERIE 17   15   14   -3  1684   7260   0   2   2   4     7    
PENN 65   50   35   -30  3853   16363   0     4   7    
C&O 18   14   11   -7  1234   3865   0   2   2   1     9    
N&W 18   21   41   +23  3975   23187   192   8   8   3    
C&H 35   32   30   -5  1941   5676   45     4  
P&FW 40   33   27   -13  2315   5478   57     9   7    
WBSH 51   44   38   -13  2215   14785   42     10   4     7    
A&T 21   19   17   -4  8134   45696   0   4   9  
GM&O 47   39   32   -15  293   1594   31   3   3   2    
SM 38   40   42   +4  60   214   6     10   2     4    
C&NW 18   21   24   +6  177   1860   140     4   9    
CRIP 10   11   13   +3  285   693   57     2   9    
CB&Q 10   11   13   +3  345   878   72     2   4    
CASL 48   39   31   -17  453   2174   91     9   2     7    
FEC 15   14   14   -1  667   2003   42     3  
M&SP 47   62   77   +30  850   6468   192   10   10   4     9    
MP 32   24   16   -16  993   7442   153   9   9   2     4     7     10    
M&LR 80   92   52   +24  186   5490   280   3   3   2     4     9     10    
V&T 10   12   15   +5  355   800   65     4   3     9    
L&A 0   0   12   +12  0   405   45     8  
CP 67   55   43   -24  263   2473   92   7   7   2     9     10    
WP 27   31   35   +8  167   2515   200   9   9   7    
UP 61   82   52   +43  797   3630   0   7   7  
MKT 0   0   12   +12  0   1467   163     10  
GW 10   11   13   +3  251   647   53   8   8   9    
SP 37   41   45   +8  730   3389   151   10   10  
GN 24   31   39   +15  864   5115   290   4   4  
KP 30   39   49   +19  214   2164   141     3  
KCS 0   0   12   +12  0   441   49     7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

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READ 520   MN 510   FW&C 570   C&C 1010   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   SL 750  

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