Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Bill Bouquett bought W&M for $2001, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought MN for $600, Thomas Durant bought CB&Q for $6000, J. Edgar Thompson bought M&SP for $21635, Jim Fisk bought WP for $31975, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought SLSF for $3500.

PCs Merged: L&N merges into TP&W, N&C merges into G&C, IC merges into SCL, FEC merges into G&C.

PCs Incorporated: CNS, MS, CP.

New Engines Acquired: ERIE bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&A bought Norris 4-2-0, LV bought Atlantic 4-4-2, RF&P bought Atlantic 4-4-2, N&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2, S&G bought Atlantic 4-4-2, G&C bought Atlantic 4-4-2, TP&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2, NO&J bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&EI bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&NW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MP bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: C&O bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: IL5 by ERIE, KY11 by PENN, KY3 by B&O, SC3 by C&O, IL4 by N&W, FL6 by G&C, MI2 by TP&W, OH8 by WBSH, MS4 by SM, IA7 by CRIP.

NYNH doubled PA10, ERIE doubled C3, PENN doubled MRLE, N&W doubled A&C, SCL doubled S&A, G&C doubled FL5, TP&W doubled IN6.

New RoWs acquired: C&O got PA4, WBSH got OH6, TP&W got IN10, B&O got KY5, PENN got KY10, G&C got KY14, SM got AL4, N&W got MS1, C&NW got WI4, CRIP got IA5, MP got MO8, ERIE got MI6.

RR Mergers: WBSH merges into SCL.

Inadequate signal system slows GT rail service: mail contracts worth $3619 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: B&M, GT.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, Bill Bouquett.

Stock splits: CRIP splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of LV, J. Edgar Thompson of RF&P, Bill Bouquett of NO&J, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo of C&EI.

New Private Companies Available: CASL, MKT, SLSW, GN, NP, SP&P, KC&D, KP, ATSF.

J. Edgar Thompson dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $9876. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Thomas Scott, Jim Fisk, Sleeping Dog, Thomas Durant, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Tycoon Announcements:

4 J. Pierpont Morgan this is my last turn. i have to quit. it's been fun.

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) Jim Fisk (1) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Builder J. Edgar Thompson (3) Bill Bouquett (10) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Magnate J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Thomas Scott (7) Bill Bouquett (10) Sleeping Dog (2)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) Sleeping Dog (2) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 J. Edgar Thompson RF&P N&W M&SP ....
7 Thomas Scott C&NW ERIE .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog G&C TP&W .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL NO&J .... W&M
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC GM&O .... ....
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo C&EI PENN MN SLSF
5 Leland Stanford S&G GT .... ....
11 Thomas Durant B&O C&O SL&A CB&Q
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
1 Jim Fisk LV SM .... WP
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   59521   44045   83   152844   99161   -4   0   0   21  
GT Grand Trunk 329   31948   24600   83   72020   45636   -3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1618   225531   130808   93   367330   233512   4   13   0   6  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   80632   45154   95   162302   110039   2   2   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2061   278250   144689   99   476561   295053   5   4   0   637  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   59996   43797   87   85538   64446   0   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   16802   9241   99   34365   7904   6   8   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1388   166835   93428   95   324689   206503   2   4   0   274  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1288   135772   96399   83   280773   171686   -1   0   550   376  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 998   87360   59405   89   224551   126642   -2   1   445   531  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 656   52468   32530   92   136898   53774   0   1   0   15  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2693   374628   194807   99   646536   429929   5   9   0   994  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2112   303714   185264   90   568416   314608   3   9   500   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   24099   14459   94   57673   22391   1   1   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   33835   19962   95   73719   23295   3   0   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 1945   208008   108163   99   453507   63128   6   9   155   238  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 768   87916   48353   99   179806   74454   4   2   0   253  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 413   32929   18770   94   111265   65175   -1   4   0   126  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 507   45913   28007   93   145194   63469   -1   1   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 140   14674   9685   88   28450   21540   -1   17   0   202  
MS Michigan Southern 204   16714   11700   84   22899   22901   -1   0   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   18589   11525   92   55855   23416   -1   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   14462   8677   94   38759   18491   0   1   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 358   32382   20400   91   73663   52907   -1   20   270   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   14260   9126   90   12599   12601   6   0   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   27352   15044   99   84211   48043   -1   9   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 154   14968   10178   86   18299   18301   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 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  (Double) PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 NY1 C3  (Double) LS  (Double) GTW OH2 OH5 A&GW  (Double)
IN5 FW&C  (Double) IN8 IL5
Unbuilt:: MI6 [Regions: AOLCMN]
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  (Double) IN9 IL3 KY11
Unbuilt:: KY10 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2 OH7 IN1 KY3
Unbuilt:: KY5 [Regions: AOC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1  (Double) VA2 SC5 NC2 NC1 VA1 SC3
Unbuilt:: PA4 [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  (Double) GA2  (Double) AL6 TN5 AL7 IL4
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A  (Double) NER GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3  (Double)
TN10  (Double) A&T TN12 KY12 IL2 IC WBSH  (Double) O&M
OH8
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: ADOCM]
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  (Double) TN4 N&C FEC FL6
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: ADG]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W C&C IN2 IN6  (Double) L&N MI2
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: OLC]
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 MS4
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: M]
Michigan Southern (MS ):   MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW
Unbuilt:: WI4 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7
Unbuilt:: IA5 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP
Unbuilt:: MO8 [Regions: MW]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]

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   26   25   -3  1209   3115   0      
GT 18   18   19   +1  551   1604   41   5   5   7    
NYC 61   60   60   -1  936   8014   113   4   4   2     3     5     7    
NYNH 36   36   36   +0  768   3165   0     9   3     4    
ERIE 48   46   44   -4  2706   10245   60   7   7   3     10    
C&A 42   48   55   +13  527   1900   0   15   3   1     2    
LV 41   33   26   -15  245   622   28   1   1   2     3     9    
PENN 51   42   34   -17  1653   9237   42   9   9   1     3     10     11    
B&O 16   17   18   +2  3291   15556   249   11   11   5     7    
C&O 34   31   28   -6  1351   4812   178   11   11   7    
RF&P 22   22   22   +0  873   3203   77   3   3   2     4     11    
N&W 35   38   42   +7  2708   13425   60   3   3   2    
SCL 98   82   61   -37  2017   10452   143   10   10   7     9    
S&G 38   35   33   -5  238   1389   21   5   5   2     3    
P&LE 20   22   24   +4  381   1565   0     4   7     10    
G&C 80   60   41   -39  3483   9456   301   2   2   3     9    
TP&W 81   52   24   -57  1696   3662   178   2   2   1     9    
GM&O 40   34   28   -12  1395   6063   132   4   4   1    
NO&J 36   48   61   +25  801   2439   96   10   10   4     9    
SM 31   45   60   +29  82   652   48   1   1  
MS 0   0   10   +10  0   918   102     10  
C&EI 27   35   44   +17  240   851   69   9   11   3    
C&NW 17   21   26   +9  232   600   0   7   7  
CRIP 35   70   35   +70  197   5058   312     1  
CNS 0   0   10   +10  0   383   42     4  
MP 17   20   24   +7  491   1415   0     3   2    
CP 0   0   10   +10  0   693   77     1  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CASL 925   M&LR 660   V&T 865   L&A 450   UP 525   MKT 1630   SLSW 775  
GW 700   SP 450   GN 1475   NP 1405   SP&P 1430   KC&D 330   KP 890  
ATSF 915  

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