Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought GW for $7687, Bill Bouquett bought LR&S for $5013.

PCs Merged: UP merges into CB&Q.

PCs Incorporated: SV, TR.

New Engines Acquired: LV bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSF bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought automatic brakes, ERIE bought Pullman sleepers, ERIE bought automatic brakes, N&W bought automatic brakes, P&LE bought automatic brakes, TP&W bought automatic brakes, MS bought automatic brakes, CB&Q bought automatic brakes, CNS bought automatic brakes, M&SP bought automatic brakes, MKT bought automatic brakes, SLSF bought automatic brakes, GN bought automatic brakes, ATSF bought automatic brakes, SL bought automatic brakes.

RoWs built: AL2 by PENN, CO8 by CRIP, IA11 by CB&Q, MT6 by M&SP, NV2 by CP, MO1 by SL&A, OK4 by MKT, MT2 by GN, MO3 by ATSF.

ERIE doubled ERIE, N&W doubled W&M, TP&W doubled IL7, CB&Q doubled CB&Q, M&SP doubled NP, GN doubled C&NW.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got MS2, SL got WI8, CB&Q got MN5, SL&A got MO9, GN got MT3, M&SP got MT7, CRIP got WY1, ATSF got NM3, CP got UT7.

RR Mergers: MS merges into SCL.

Lack of modern signal system causes major head-on collison: claims against B&M exceed $4984.

GT railway workers demand safety improvements. Wildcat strike costs $2961.

Inadequate signal system slows C&A rail service: mail contracts worth $3800 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost RF&P $3660.

Inadequate brakes on SM locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $5525.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost CRIP $16044.

Inadequate brakes on CP locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $6160.

Inadequate brakes on SL&A locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $6342.

Reorganized RRs: GT.

Insolvent RRs: SM.

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

Loan Recalls: Bill Bouquett.

Stock splits: CRIP splits 2 for 1, CP splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: NYC, LV, SCL.

New railroad Presidents: Bill Bouquett of MKT, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo of SLSF.

New Private Companies Available: LP&W, FW&D.

Sleeping Dog dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $66520. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Edgar Thompson, Jim Fisk, Thomas Scott, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Durant

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

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF PENN .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W T&P L&A
1 Jim Fisk CRIP CP .... GW
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W .... ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL MKT CT LR&S
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
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   63248   54393   71   212045   9791   -2   0   0   1  
GT Grand Trunk 329   33419   29743   71   57575   0   -2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   265124   140516   98   493588   53475   9   0   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   86601   45898   98   190319   55706   6   0   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   341664   177667   99   601913   199414   9   6   0   13  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   64091   44222   91   105845   53393   2   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   18571   11885   90   38492   4698   5   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2650   418191   234186   95   805754   404422   3   4   0   11  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2536   285448   214084   79   732813   379392   -2   0   0   172  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   65833   37524   97   191473   34063   3   0   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   468327   243528   99   822463   489846   6   4   0   27  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3088   506526   303915   91   1113046   515186   3   8   0   36  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   26002   15341   95   70221   5803   3   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   37507   21004   98   82855   1427   7   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   489191   254379   99   824790   13680   12   10   0   766  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   45161   31161   85   115421   43909   0   0   0   5  
MN Michigan Northern 102   12518   6885   99   26304   8584   5   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1337   124107   88116   83   290850   210054   -1   1   968   1898  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 924   99667   54816   99   191195   139590   2   12   2660   1772  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   15808   8694   99   12981   388   15   8   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1579   167389   92065   96   303034   217615   3   4   0   4032  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   42791   25246   95   130779   47580   1   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   14148   9196   89   41008   21363   -1   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 560   60271   36766   93   123211   71983   0   4   1480   974  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 453   55219   32579   95   85115   66202   3   12   675   1183  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 910   93443   51392   96   182206   110607   3   0   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 843   70711   36770   99   204912   107493   0   0   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   16558   9935   94   46806   20330   1   0   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1611   143327   78830   99   362380   185296   1   4   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   21534   12059   98   77809   35138   -1   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1151   103107   53616   99   279181   136063   2   2   2988   1019  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   16345   11115   86   20942   19333   1   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   13623   7493   99   19961   18739   2   7   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   9880   7015   83   12167   11233   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 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  (Double) 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) AL2
Unbuilt:: MS2 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
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  (Double) 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 MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
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  (Double)
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM MS4 AL4 AL5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: DM]
Michigan Northern (MN ):   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3 CO8
Unbuilt:: WY1 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA4 KCN IA6 UP IA11
Unbuilt:: MN5 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) NP  (Double) WI1  (Double) ND3 ND4 MT6
Unbuilt:: MT7 [Regions: CWT]
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 NV2
Unbuilt:: UT7 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) CASL MO1
Unbuilt:: MO9 [Regions: CM]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6 OK4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MWS]
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  (Double) WI4 SP&D MT2
Unbuilt:: MT3 [Regions: CW]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF  (Double) KP OK8 NM5 MO3
Unbuilt:: NM3 [Regions: MW]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: WI8 [Regions: N]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]

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 18   15   13   -5  1048   3115   0     1   2    
GT 15   11   13   -2  721   1645   0      
NYC 26   34   43   +17  1237   8988   139   4   4   2     3     5     7     9    
NYNH 24   28   32   +8  763   3165   0     9   2     3     4    
ERIE 51   42   33   -18  2557   10855   0   7   7   3     10    
C&A 31   26   22   -9  335   1900   0   15   15   1     2     3    
LV 97   62   28   -69  183   650   0   6   11   1     2     3     9    
PENN 34   57   80   +46  2016   19669   50   9   9   4     10    
B&O 16   16   17   +1  6321   22045   0     11   1     7    
RF&P 19   17   16   -3  865   3643   17     3   10     11    
N&W 64   44   24   -40  5627   14845   0   3   3   2     10    
SCL 83   51   19   -64  3092   15475   0   10   10   3     7     9    
S&G 24   21   18   -6  222   1405   5   5   5   2     3     7    
P&LE 25   35   45   +20  370   1565   0     4   3     7     10    
TP&W 51   46   42   -9  2315   15032   0   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 24   20   17   -7  1002   4155   70   5   9   1     13    
MN 22   25   28   +6  164   487   23     9   2     3    
CRIP 88   110   66   +44  2906   44604   106   1   1   3     15    
CB&Q 46   64   83   +37  1124   4518   102   11   11   2     3    
CNS 41   33   25   -16  148   407   18     4   3     9     10    
M&SP 58   40   23   -35  3055   7772   123   3   3   1     7    
MP 17   15   14   -3  511   2051   39     3   2     5    
V&T 17   16   16   -1  237   865   0     10   3     9    
CP 45   97   74   +103  594   13146   174   1   1   3     9    
SL&A 37   65   93   +56  509   2181   84   11   11  
MKT 38   42   47   +9  858   4348   202   10   10   2     3    
SLSF 56   51   46   -10  2317   12215   430   9   9   1     7     10    
SLSW 15   16   18   +3  256   717   58     9   3    
GN 39   44   49   +10  1666   7990   65   7   7   2     3     10    
SP&P 19   16   13   -6  374   1349   81     7   3    
ATSF 36   43   50   +14  1165   5614   141   2   2   3    
SV 0   0   11   +11  0   675   75     2  
SL 10   13   16   +6  299   750   0     9  
TR 0   0   11   +11  0   378   42     9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
M&LR 660   LP&W 1000   FW&D 975  

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