Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 10

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 10

Headline News 1859 to 1860

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1859: John Brown is executed after seizing arsenal at Harper's Ferry.
1860: Rich silver strike at Comstock Lode in Nevada Territory.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Bill Bouquett bought MS for $3081, Thomas Scott bought FEC for $1496, J. Pierpont Morgan bought CNS for $18901, Jim Fisk bought CP for $41788, Thomas Durant bought SL&A for $7000.

PCs Incorporated: MP, C&NW.

New Engines Acquired: S&G bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought block signal system, NYNH bought block signal system, ERIE bought block signal system, LV bought block signal system, PENN bought block signal system, RF&P bought coal burning engines, N&W bought block signal system, COG bought block signal system, P&LE bought block signal system, G&C bought block signal system, TP&W bought block signal system, WBSH bought block signal system, GM&O bought Grand Station, GM&O bought block signal system, NO&J bought block signal system, SM bought block signal system, C&EI bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system.

RoWs built: MI4 by NYC, IN8 by ERIE, IL3 by PENN, IN1 by B&O, VA1 by C&O, IN7 by N&W, IL2 by SCL, AL7 by COG, TN4 by G&C, IN6 by TP&W, TN13 by GM&O, MS5 by NO&J.

NYC doubled NYC, NYNH doubled CNJ, ERIE doubled FW&C, PENN doubled P&FW, N&W doubled MON, SCL doubled GA1, COG doubled A&WP, G&C doubled BRL, WBSH doubled WBSH, GM&O doubled GM&O.

New RoWs acquired: C&O got SC3, G&C got FL6, WBSH got OH8, TP&W got MI2, NYC got MI3, N&W got IL4, ERIE got IL5, GM&O got IL8, B&O got KY3, COG got TN6, SM got MS4, SCL got IL1, PENN got KY11.

RR Mergers: COG merges into N&W.

Inadequate signal system slows B&O rail service: mail contracts worth $14244 cancelled.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, J. Edgar Thompson, J. Pierpont Morgan, Thomas Durant.

Stock splits: GM&O splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Leland Stanford of GT, Thomas Scott of C&NW, J. Edgar Thompson of MP.

New Private Companies Available: M&SP, M&LR, V&T, L&A, WP, UP, SLSF, GW, SP.

J. Edgar Thompson earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the N&W from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Sleeping Dog dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $8353. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Pierpont Morgan, Thomas Scott, Jim Fisk, J. Edgar Thompson, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Durant

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Tycoon Announcements:

9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo je suis bien d'accord mais que veut dire"fancy"?

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Thomas Scott (7) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10)
Rail Mogul J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Jim Fisk (1) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Builder J. Edgar Thompson (3) Bill Bouquett (10) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Durant (11)
Rail Magnate J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Bill Bouquett (10) Thomas Scott (7) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Durant (11)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Sleeping Dog (2)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Bill Bouquett (10)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo NYNH PENN .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog G&C TP&W L&N N&C
3 J. Edgar Thompson MP N&W .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL WBSH MS ....
7 Thomas Scott C&NW ERIE .... FEC
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC GM&O IC CNS
5 Leland Stanford S&G GT .... ....
1 Jim Fisk CRIP SM CP ....
11 Thomas Durant B&O C&O SL&A ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   86463   60523   87   147985   101588   2   0   0   30  
GT Grand Trunk 329   44614   32568   87   69256   48009   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1618   324719   168853   99   367330   233512   14   16   0   8  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   111404   57931   99   158504   107807   10   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1941   345049   179424   99   447187   290335   11   9   600   310  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   86375   63054   87   83258   69456   6   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   24640   14538   95   33351   12788   11   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1303   221891   115385   99   306572   190990   8   9   255   88  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1187   179742   120428   87   257991   152463   1   1   0   502  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 889   113904   79733   87   204351   119107   2   1   545   163  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 656   75434   44506   95   132568   63793   5   1   0   22  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2573   484571   256823   98   612611   402178   12   9   600   643  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1546   274672   175791   87   361244   233402   7   5   925   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   35203   20770   95   55473   27026   6   1   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   48867   26876   99   71653   24533   9   11   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 1451   231992   120637   99   385823   23244   11   9   44   274  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 524   76684   42943   98   143510   68698   7   2   0   361  
WBSH Wabash Line 279   47128   26392   98   71924   36524   9   9   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 413   47434   24665   99   111265   65175   5   4   0   158  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 507   65517   39965   93   142456   71597   4   3   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   9532   6100   90   15367   8543   7   23   288   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   26034   17443   87   54089   24731   3   4   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   20879   14198   86   36959   20791   4   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   23167   15290   88   45824   25426   3   5   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   36780   25378   85   77759   43741   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)
Boston & Maine (B&M ):   B&M B&H ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4 C5 MC MI1
MI5  (Double) OH3 MI4
Unbuilt:: MI3 [Regions: ALCN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 NY1 C3 LS  (Double) GTW OH2 OH5 A&GW  (Double)
IN5 FW&C  (Double) IN8
Unbuilt:: IL5 [Regions: AOLCN]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA1 PA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Lehigh Valley (LV ):   LV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) P&FW  (Double) WV2 OH4 IN3
MRLE IN9 IL3
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2 OH7 IN1
Unbuilt:: KY3 [Regions: AOC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1  (Double) VA2 SC5 NC2 NC1 VA1
Unbuilt:: SC3 [Regions: A]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P MD2 VA7 VC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA5 KY1  (Double)
W&W  (Double) IN4  (Double) KY2 MON  (Double) KY6 IN7 COG  (Double)
A&WP  (Double) A&C GA2  (Double) AL6 TN5 AL7
Unbuilt:: IL4 [Regions: ADOCG]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3  (Double) TN10  (Double)
A&T TN12 KY12 IL2
Unbuilt:: IL1 [Regions: ADM]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE PA11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C C&H  (Double) SC4 SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) BRL  (Double) TN2
FL4 FL5 TN4
Unbuilt:: FL6 [Regions: ADG]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W C&C IN2 IN6
Unbuilt:: MI2 [Regions: OC]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH  (Double) O&M
Unbuilt:: OH8 [Regions: O]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O  (Double) MS3 TN13
Unbuilt:: IL8 [Regions: G]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J MS6 MS5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: MS4 [Regions: M]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: IA7 [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]

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 76   52   28   -48  1786   3115   0     1  
GT 32   25   18   -14  501   1591   54   5   5   7    
NYC 58   59   61   +3  877   8014   113   4   4   2     3     5     7    
NYNH 43   39   36   -7  672   3165   0   9   9   3     4    
ERIE 47   47   48   +1  2234   9655   50   7   7   3    
C&A 81   61   42   -39  928   1900   0   15   2   1    
LV 32   36   41   +9  158   613   37     1   2     3     9    
PENN 47   49   51   +4  859   8800   54   9   9   1     3     10     11    
B&O 23   19   16   -7  2970   15101   199   11   11   5     7    
C&O 36   35   34   -2  1314   4221   224   11   11   7    
RF&P 31   26   22   -9  731   3178   102     3   2     4     11    
N&W 34   35   35   +1  1986   12805   80   3   3   2    
SCL 56   77   98   +42  1692   7711   54   10   10   7     9    
S&G 33   35   38   +5  380   1383   27   5   5   2     3    
P&LE 71   45   20   -51  769   1565   0     4   7     10    
G&C 61   70   80   +19  1438   7232   55   2   2   3     9    
TP&W 55   68   81   +26  523   2564   56   2   2   1     9    
WBSH 86   76   67   -19  407   1395   0   10   10   1     7    
GM&O 98   109   40   +22  574   6063   132   4   4   1    
NO&J 46   41   36   -10  1111   2408   127     10  
SM 17   24   31   +14  85   220   0   1   1  
C&EI 17   22   27   +10  381   851   69     11  
C&NW 0   0   17   +17  0   540   60   7   7  
CRIP 17   26   35   +18  318   750   0   1   1  
MP 0   0   17   +17  0   1274   141   3   3  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
W&M 665   MN 510   CB&Q 950   M&SP 1630   M&LR 660   V&T 865   L&A 450  
WP 710   UP 525   SLSF 1195   GW 700   SP 450  

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