Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - 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: Bill Bouquett bought KC&D for $11231, Sleeping Dog bought KCN for $1117, Sleeping Dog bought SV for $4053, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought SL for $1820, J. Edgar Thompson bought T&P for $6172.

PCs Merged: SP&D merges into C&NW, WP merges into CP, KCS merges into MKT.

PCs Incorporated: SP&P, SL&A, SLSW.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, NYNH bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, ERIE bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&A bought Atlantic 4-4-2, RF&P bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, N&W bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, S&G bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, P&LE bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, TP&W bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GM&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SM bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Prairie 2-6-2, V&T bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MKT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, ATSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: SCL bought automatic couplers, M&SP bought Grand Station, MP bought automatic couplers, MKT bought Grand Station, SLSF bought automatic couplers.

RoWs built: KY10 by PENN, IL6 by SCL, IN10 by TP&W, AL5 by SM, NE2 by CRIP, IA4 by CB&Q, ND3 by M&SP, OK1 by SLSF, ND5 by GN, OK8 by ATSF.

PENN doubled C&EI, N&W doubled MS1, TP&W doubled IN2, M&SP doubled WI1.

New RoWs acquired: TP&W got IL7, PENN got TN7, SLSF got MO5, M&SP got ND4, CRIP got NE3, MKT got OK6, GN got MT1, ATSF got NM5, CB&Q got IA6.

GT railway workers demand safety improvements. Wildcat strike costs $3948.

Inadequate signal system slows C&A rail service: mail contracts worth $4180 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost S&G $2538.

Insolvent RRs: GT.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk.

New railroad Presidents: Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo of GM&O, Leland Stanford of SM, Thomas Scott of C&NW, Jim Fisk of CP, Thomas Durant of SL&A.

New Private Companies Available: CT, TR.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $36700. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Edgar Thompson, Sleeping Dog, Thomas Scott, Thomas Durant, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo

Pullman's sleeping car design favored by for long distance travel, improves revenues.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers

Tycoon Announcements:

2 Sleeping Dog the atsf is taking the southern route to the west.

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) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Sleeping Dog (2) 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) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) 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
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo GM&O PENN SL ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W T&P ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL MKT .... KC&D
7 Thomas Scott GN C&NW .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W KCN SV
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
1 Jim Fisk CRIP CP UP ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q .... CASL
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   85857   70403   75   198725   3737   1   0   0   1  
GT Grand Trunk 329   44530   37850   75   104423   1198   0   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   355050   184625   99   471445   155411   14   1   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   116799   66574   94   180267   73315   10   1   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   443409   230573   99   572735   236775   14   9   0   27  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   86248   59511   91   99826   56706   8   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   24542   14971   93   36669   5128   10   21   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1807   351089   196608   95   507670   287454   8   9   0   15  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2396   360649   256059   83   660563   337052   1   1   140   168  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   89121   49907   98   181181   48216   6   1   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   619484   322133   99   786290   466719   14   9   0   50  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2884   618092   370856   91   914973   467172   10   9   0   79  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   35320   21192   94   66437   9547   6   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   50156   29592   95   84173   2046   9   2   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 2835   576251   299650   99   762159   28311   16   10   1650   33  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 643   83189   43259   99   176824   66418   3   2   0   8  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   61185   48336   75   107661   68211   0   0   0   9  
MN Michigan Northern 102   16478   9722   95   24812   10610   8   0   0   0  
MS Michigan Southern 204   24789   15617   91   30598   19288   5   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 550   76155   41885   99   147083   42063   8   26   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 748   93682   62767   87   197733   124186   0   3   2415   578  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360   47555   28057   95   105990   61360   4   5   1350   680  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   21261   11694   99   15798   1419   21   4   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 886   121626   63246   99   213642   135527   7   4   4460   873  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   57702   34044   95   124659   50210   5   2   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   18883   12840   86   38268   21050   2   2   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 386   65412   38593   95   93025   45572   9   1   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   18982   12718   87   31919   17956   6   0   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 424   54207   30898   94   111458   56595   5   1   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 740   83212   46599   95   182213   113424   4   16   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   22055   14556   88   44159   24841   3   0   0   0  
GN Great Northern 501   46567   26078   98   125817   72853   2   4   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   29347   18782   90   73439   41311   1   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 754   76248   41937   99   208585   117546   3   2   1140   1100  

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  (Double) KY13 KY10
Unbuilt:: TN7 [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  (Double)
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 IL6
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) 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 IN10
Unbuilt:: IL7 [Regions: ADOLCG]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O  (Double) MS3 TN13 IL8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM MS4 AL4 AL5
Unbuilt:: none [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 SP&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 IA5 NE2
Unbuilt:: NE3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt:: IA6 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP NP WI1  (Double) ND3
Unbuilt:: ND4 [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 WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS
Unbuilt:: OK6 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF AR7 OK1
Unbuilt:: MO5 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5
Unbuilt:: MT1 [Regions: W]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF KP OK8
Unbuilt:: NM5 [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 21   24   27   +6  1457   3115   0     1   2    
GT 17   15   13   -4  676   1645   0     1  
NYC 32   30   29   -3  939   8942   185   4   4   2     3     5     7    
NYNH 37   32   28   -9  704   3165   0     9   3     4    
ERIE 46   42   38   -8  1708   10855   0     7   3     10    
C&A 34   29   24   -10  472   1900   0   15   3   1     2    
LV 45   70   96   +51  134   650   0     1   2     3     6     9    
PENN 22   43   65   +43  1331   11337   37   9   9   3     10     11    
B&O 27   23   20   -7  4742   20969   376     11   7    
RF&P 30   25   20   -10  862   3631   29     3   10     11    
N&W 66   56   47   -19  2343   14845   0   3   3   2     10    
SCL 37   57   77   +40  2048   14373   82   10   10   3     7     9    
S&G 26   30   34   +8  343   1403   7   5   5   2     3     7    
P&LE 34   39   45   +11  366   1565   0     4   3     7     10    
TP&W 57   51   46   -11  3556   14146   61   2   2   3     9    
GM&O 53   59   65   +12  2549   7202   143   9   9   1     4    
SM 100   60   21   -79  1592   4102   123   5   1   13    
MN 22   19   17   -5  160   480   30     9  
MS 28   23   19   -9  230   1020   0     10   9    
C&NW 36   38   41   +5  377   2570   180   7   7   2     3     10    
CRIP 47   56   65   +18  2759   19283   127   1   1   3     15    
CB&Q 31   31   31   +0  276   1715   85   11   11  
CNS 34   42   50   +16  97   401   24     4   3     9     10    
M&SP 44   40   37   -7  2533   4333   97   3   3   1    
MP 24   21   18   -6  541   2039   51     3   2     5    
V&T 15   17   20   +5  333   800   65     3   9     10    
CP 50   53   56   +6  560   1781   149   1   1   3     9    
SL&A 0   0   17   +17  0   446   49   11   11  
MKT 23   25   28   +5  461   2071   49   10   10   2     3    
SLSF 54   75   96   +42  680   3560   140     9  
SLSW 0   0   17   +17  0   698   77     9  
GN 24   26   28   +4  417   2402   103   7   7   3    
SP&P 0   0   17   +17  0   1287   143     7  
ATSF 29   30   31   +2  429   3574   196   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   CT 845   TR 420  

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