Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 16

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 16

Headline News 1871 to 1872

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1871: Wild Bill Hickok made Marshal of Abilene. Shoots two men and one policeman.
1872: Buffalo Bill Cody makes first stage appearance in Chicago. Broadway next!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Edgar Thompson bought L&A for $753, Bill Bouquett bought CT for $2501, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought TR for $887.

PCs Merged: CASL merges into SL&A, KC&D merges into MKT, KCN merges into CB&Q.

PCs Incorporated: SL.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Consolidation 2-8-0, NYNH bought Consolidation 2-8-0, ERIE bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, RF&P bought Consolidation 2-8-0, N&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, S&G bought Consolidation 2-8-0, P&LE bought Consolidation 2-8-0, TP&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GM&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SM bought Prairie 2-6-2, MN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MS bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CB&Q bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CNS bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, V&T bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MKT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SLSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SP&P bought Consolidation 2-8-0, ATSF bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought Pullman sleepers, NYNH bought automatic couplers, N&W bought Pullman sleepers, SCL bought Pullman sleepers, P&LE bought Pullman sleepers, TP&W bought Pullman sleepers, GM&O bought Pullman sleepers, SM bought automatic couplers, SM bought Pullman sleepers, MN bought automatic couplers, CRIP bought Pullman sleepers, CB&Q bought Pullman sleepers, CNS bought Pullman sleepers, M&SP bought Pullman sleepers, SL&A bought Pullman sleepers, MKT bought Pullman sleepers, SLSF bought Pullman sleepers, SLSW bought Pullman sleepers, GN bought Pullman sleepers, SP&P bought Pullman sleepers, ATSF bought Grand Station, ATSF bought Pullman sleepers.

RoWs built: TN7 by PENN, KY8 by B&O, IL7 by TP&W, NE3 by CRIP, IA6 by CB&Q, ND4 by M&SP, OK6 by MKT, MO5 by SLSF, MT1 by GN, NM5 by ATSF.

PENN doubled IN9, N&W doubled AL7, TP&W doubled IN10, GM&O doubled IL8, M&SP doubled M&SP, SL&A doubled SL&A, ATSF doubled ATSF.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got AL2, TP&W got AL8, CB&Q got IA11, SL&A got MO1, ATSF got MO3, MKT got OK4, GN got MT2, M&SP got MT6, CRIP got CO8, CP got NV2.

RR Mergers: GM&O merges into PENN, C&NW merges into GN.

GT stations in disrepair; falling debris injures passengers; claims amount to $2961.

Inadequate signal system slows C&A rail service: mail contracts worth $3040 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost B&O $25360.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost S&G $2820.

Insolvent RRs: B&M, B&O, V&T.

Bankrupt RRs: GT.

Loan Recalls: Thomas Durant.

Stock splits: CP splits 3 for 1, SLSF splits 3 for 1.

Cornered stocks: LV, SCL.

New railroad Presidents: Thomas Scott of ERIE, Milton Littlefield of LV, Bill Bouquett of MS, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo of SL.

New Private Companies Available: LR&S.

J. Edgar Thompson earns the Millionaire Award.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $33260. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Edgar Thompson, Sleeping Dog, Thomas Scott, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Durant

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
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, automatic brakes

Tycoon Announcements:

9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo pour qui le "million" ?

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

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 T&P L&A
10 Bill Bouquett SCL MS CT ....
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SL PENN .... TR
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W .... SV
1 Jim Fisk CRIP CP UP ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield LV .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   60360   51910   71   204706   5293   -2   0   0   1  
GT Grand Trunk 329   30960   27554   71   107581   3304   -3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   247338   133561   97   483444   73580   8   6   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   81114   44612   96   184825   58619   5   2   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   307722   160016   99   585761   209514   7   1   0   20  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   60436   41700   91   103018   52315   2   1   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   17141   10799   91   37605   5671   4   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2550   364676   193279   98   770403   377673   3   5   0   17  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2536   267653   200737   79   702939   361082   -2   0   0   246  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   63324   36728   96   185573   37686   2   1   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   432479   224888   99   804080   478579   5   9   0   38  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2884   430720   275659   87   935738   481015   1   9   0   55  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   24146   14004   96   68298   6032   3   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   34267   19532   97   82154   1377   6   3   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   443808   230779   99   802470   33509   10   10   0   1178  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   43482   30437   84   111996   41943   -1   1   0   7  
MN Michigan Northern 102   11782   6598   98   25608   8309   4   5   0   0  
MS Michigan Southern 204   17138   10454   93   31822   16957   2   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1231   105327   74782   83   262180   187139   -1   4   318   2394  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 718   66589   37956   97   154035   107660   0   5   1010   1522  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   14614   8038   99   14506   408   13   5   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1332   123116   64020   99   264357   184472   2   4   2470   3733  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   40282   23766   95   127669   47080   0   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   13496   8637   90   39721   20574   -2   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 386   45331   27199   94   95804   47425   2   27   1392   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 284   39108   23074   95   57226   42129   4   10   1690   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 745   65885   36895   95   154896   99057   1   1   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 843   65746   36819   95   198640   113051   -1   4   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   15584   9974   90   45461   19612   -1   2   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1481   114091   62751   99   335567   163962   0   4   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   20862   12726   93   75327   33841   -2   1   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 868   64418   33497   99   228193   94903   0   2   0   1568  
SL Soo Line 150   12042   8068   87   16799   16801   0   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 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  (Double) IL3 KY11 C&EI  (Double) KY13 KY10
TN7 GM&O  (Double) MS3 TN13 IL8  (Double)
Unbuilt:: AL2 [Regions: AOLCMG]
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 KY8
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double)
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  (Double)
IL7
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
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, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3
Unbuilt:: CO8 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 KCN IA6
Unbuilt:: IA11 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) NP WI1  (Double) ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: MT6 [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:: NV2 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) CASL
Unbuilt:: MO1 [Regions: CM]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF AR7 OK1 MO5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 C&NW WI4 SP&D
Unbuilt:: MT2 [Regions: CW]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF  (Double) KP OK8 NM5
Unbuilt:: MO3 [Regions: W]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]

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 27   22   18   -9  1094   3115   0     1   2    
GT 13   14   15   +2  644   1645   0     2   1    
NYC 29   27   26   -3  1006   8988   139   4   4   2     3     5     7    
NYNH 28   26   24   -4  672   3165   0     9   3     4    
ERIE 38   44   51   +13  1893   10855   0   7   7   3     10    
C&A 24   27   31   +7  492   1900   0   15   15   1     2     3    
LV 96   96   97   +1  134   650   0   6   11   1     2     3     9    
PENN 65   39   34   -31  4758   19169   50   9   9   4     10    
B&O 20   18   16   -4  5626   21693   352     11   7    
RF&P 20   19   19   -1  940   3638   22     3   10     11    
N&W 47   55   64   +17  2606   14845   0   3   3   2     10    
SCL 77   80   83   +6  3931   14455   0   10   10   3     7     9    
S&G 34   29   24   -10  243   1404   6   5   5   2     3     7    
P&LE 45   35   25   -20  600   1565   0     4   3     7     10    
TP&W 46   48   51   +5  2485   14950   82   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 21   22   24   +3  1148   4132   93   5   9   1     13    
MN 17   19   22   +5  171   487   23     9   2    
MS 19   17   16   -3  241   1020   0   10   10   9    
CRIP 65   76   88   +23  2325   21584   241   1   1   3     15    
CB&Q 31   38   46   +15  592   3412   178   11   11   2    
CNS 50   45   41   -9  72   407   18     4   3     9     10    
M&SP 37   47   58   +21  1052   6340   320   3   3   1     7    
MP 18   17   17   -1  499   2039   51     3   2     5    
V&T 20   18   17   -3  190   800   65     3   9     10    
CP 56   96   45   +79  458   5790   0   1   1   3     9    
SL&A 17   27   37   +20  214   1328   92   11   11  
MKT 28   33   38   +10  483   3565   160     10   2     3    
SLSF 96   132   56   +72  1008   12072   573     9   7     10    
SLSW 17   16   15   -2  247   717   58     9  
GN 28   31   39   +11  748   7190   215   7   7   2     3    
SP&P 17   18   19   +2  460   1322   108     7   3    
ATSF 31   33   36   +5  1115   4283   57   2   2   3    
SL 0   0   10   +10  0   675   75   9   9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
M&LR 660   GW 700   LR&S 1050  

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