Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Thomas Durant bought CASL for $3100, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought SLSW for $908, Thomas Scott bought SP&P for $2000, Bill Bouquett bought KCS for $1111, Thomas Scott bought SP&D for $5000.

PCs Merged: SP merges into CP, NP merges into M&SP, KP merges into ATSF.

PCs Incorporated: V&T.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Prairie 2-6-2, NYNH bought Prairie 2-6-2, ERIE bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&A bought Mogul 2-6-0, LV bought Prairie 2-6-2, PENN bought Prairie 2-6-2, RF&P bought Prairie 2-6-2, N&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, S&G bought Prairie 2-6-2, P&LE bought Prairie 2-6-2, TP&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, GM&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, MN bought Prairie 2-6-2, MS bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&NW bought Prairie 2-6-2, CB&Q bought Prairie 2-6-2, CNS bought Prairie 2-6-2, M&SP bought Prairie 2-6-2, CP bought Prairie 2-6-2, MKT bought Prairie 2-6-2, SLSF bought Prairie 2-6-2, GN bought Prairie 2-6-2, ATSF bought Prairie 2-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought automatic couplers, ERIE bought automatic couplers, LV bought automatic couplers, PENN bought automatic couplers, N&W bought automatic couplers, P&LE bought automatic couplers, TP&W bought automatic couplers, GM&O bought automatic couplers, MS bought automatic couplers, C&NW bought automatic couplers, CB&Q bought automatic couplers, CNS bought automatic couplers, M&SP bought automatic couplers, CP bought automatic couplers, MKT bought automatic couplers, GN bought automatic couplers, ATSF bought automatic couplers.

RoWs built: MI3 by NYC, MI6 by ERIE, KY13 by PENN, KY5 by B&O, VA3 by RF&P, MS1 by N&W, OH6 by SCL, IL8 by GM&O, AL4 by SM, WI4 by C&NW, IA5 by CRIP, WI1 by M&SP, MO8 by MP, AR7 by SLSF.

N&W doubled IL4, TP&W doubled L&N.

New RoWs acquired: SCL got IL6, B&O got KY8, PENN got KY10, SM got AL5, CB&Q got IA4, M&SP got ND3, GN got ND5, CRIP got NE2, SLSF got OK1, ATSF got OK8.

Inadequate signal system slows B&M rail service: mail contracts worth $4361 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost RF&P $4392.

Stock splits: CRIP splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of LV, Bill Bouquett of MKT.

New Private Companies Available: KCN, SV, SL, T&P.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $19877. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Edgar Thompson, Thomas Scott, Sleeping Dog, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Durant

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Great.
Best locomotive available: Chesapeake 4-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W .... ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE SP&D SP&P
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF PENN .... SLSW
10 Bill Bouquett SCL MKT KCS ....
1 Jim Fisk CRIP LV UP WP
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC GM&O .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant B&O CB&Q SL&A CASL
6 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   78087   60908   79   191810   2243   1   0   0   3  
GT Grand Trunk 329   41032   33236   79   101254   1184   0   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   325632   169328   99   455301   207231   11   4   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   105301   60022   94   175114   84497   8   2   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   402705   209409   99   553457   260001   12   9   0   77  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   78898   56017   89   95608   61365   5   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   22320   12499   98   36669   5128   11   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1732   293453   152595   99   470854   269450   7   9   0   37  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2396   330966   221747   87   660563   337052   1   2   140   419  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   83143   45728   99   175223   59745   5   0   0   2  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   553977   288068   99   764349   459010   11   16   0   125  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2719   526287   294719   95   833137   426661   9   9   0   225  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   31671   18052   97   64559   13392   5   1   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   45298   26726   95   81162   6757   8   2   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2713   502150   261117   99   702789   9767   14   10   0   73  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 643   76076   41081   97   171590   86015   2   0   0   17  
SM Southern Mississippi 292   37587   30069   74   67917   47853   -1   8   0   23  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15045   9328   92   23831   11675   6   0   0   0  
MS Michigan Southern 204   22634   14938   88   28032   21509   3   1   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   50198   28613   97   101828   54511   5   3   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 493   60886   38358   91   117526   79838   1   9   1530   122  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   24196   15243   91   50602   30648   2   5   1700   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   19412   11065   97   14980   3201   17   14   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 692   84925   46709   99   160042   106457   5   4   1940   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   52115   30748   95   121566   68895   3   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   18067   12105   87   37244   24831   1   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 244   40282   23766   95   48558   28106   9   5   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   33164   19898   94   80001   39562   2   4   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 459   43003   22362   99   107297   72000   2   4   0   0  
GN Great Northern 295   24832   14651   95   70965   42735   0   4   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 361   38136   22881   94   88139   52950   2   2   3144   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 MI3
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) FW&C  (Double) IN8 IL5  (Double) MI6
Unbuilt:: none [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 C&EI KY13
Unbuilt:: KY10 [Regions: AOLC]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2 OH7 IN1 KY3 C&O MD1  (Double)
VA2 SC5 NC2 NC1 VA1 SC3 KY5
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: AOC]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P MD2 VA7 VC VA3
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  (Double)
W&M MS1
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) WBSH  (Double)
O&M  (Double) OH8 NO&J MS6 MS5 OH6
Unbuilt:: IL6 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE PA11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W C&C  (Double) IN2 IN6  (Double) L&N  (Double) MI2  (Double) G&C
C&H  (Double) SC4 SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) BRL  (Double) TN2
FL4 FL5  (Double) TN4 N&C  (Double) FEC FL6
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: ADOLCG]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O  (Double) MS3 TN13 IL8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM MS4 AL4
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: DM]
Michigan Northern (MN ):   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Michigan Southern (MS ):   MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 IA5
Unbuilt:: NE2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: IA4 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP NP WI1
Unbuilt:: ND3 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP MO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF AR7
Unbuilt:: OK1 [Regions: M]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN
Unbuilt:: ND5 [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF KP
Unbuilt:: OK8 [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 17   19   21   +4  1431   3115   0      
GT 11   14   17   +6  910   1645   0     1  
NYC 20   26   32   +12  1184   8942   185   4   4   2     3     5     7    
NYNH 34   35   37   +3  724   3165   0     9   3     4    
ERIE 40   43   46   +6  1834   10800   55   7   7   3     10    
C&A 31   32   34   +3  455   1900   0   15   3   1     2    
LV 25   35   45   +20  189   629   21   1   1   2     3     9    
PENN 64   43   22   -42  4654   10919   80   9   9   3     10     11    
B&O 22   24   27   +5  5301   20969   376   11   11   7    
RF&P 26   28   30   +4  747   3622   38     3   10     11    
N&W 44   55   66   +22  3315   14776   69   3   3   2     10    
SCL 64   50   37   -27  3608   13580   50   10   10   7     9    
S&G 21   23   26   +5  331   1401   9   5   5   2     3    
P&LE 29   31   34   +5  400   1565   0     4   7     10    
TP&W 44   50   57   +13  3201   13597   0   2   2   3     9    
GM&O 31   42   53   +22  1020   7155   190   4   4   1     9    
SM 57   78   100   +43  633   3484   76     5   1     13    
MN 16   19   22   +6  191   471   39     9  
MS 19   23   28   +9  367   1020   0     10   9    
C&NW 77   56   36   -41  163   1860   140     7   2     3     10    
CRIP 91   117   47   +50  960   17934   201   1   1   3     15    
CB&Q 16   23   31   +15  388   950   0   11   11  
CNS 29   31   34   +5  89   401   24     4   3     9    
M&SP 25   34   44   +19  452   3278   182   3   3  
MP 52   38   24   -28  936   2023   67     3   2     5    
V&T 0   0   15   +15  0   779   86     3  
CP 35   42   50   +15  145   1142   78     1   3     9    
MKT 16   19   23   +7  634   1507   123   10   10   2    
SLSF 26   40   54   +28  340   2185   110   9   9  
GN 16   20   24   +8  557   1475   0   7   7  
ATSF 16   22   29   +13  380   1716   89   2   2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
M&LR 660   L&A 450   GW 700   KC&D 330   KCN 1115   SV 750   SL 750  
T&P 1120  

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