Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 19

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Bill Bouquett bought SA&H for $21111, Thomas Durant bought C&S for $12000.

PCs Merged: LR&S merges into V&T, LP&W merges into SL&A.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Pacific 4-6-2, NYNH bought Pacific 4-6-2, ERIE bought Pacific 4-6-2, LV bought Pacific 4-6-2, PENN bought Pacific 4-6-2, RF&P bought Pacific 4-6-2, N&W bought Pacific 4-6-2, P&LE bought Pacific 4-6-2, TP&W bought Pacific 4-6-2, MN bought Pacific 4-6-2, CNS bought Pacific 4-6-2, M&SP bought Pacific 4-6-2, V&T bought Pacific 4-6-2, GW bought Pacific 4-6-2, GN bought Pacific 4-6-2, ATSF bought Pacific 4-6-2, SV bought Pacific 4-6-2, SL bought Pacific 4-6-2, TR bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought refrigerated cars, NYNH bought automatic brakes, PENN bought automatic brakes, PENN bought refrigerated cars, N&W bought refrigerated cars, P&LE bought refrigerated cars, CRIP bought Grand Station, CRIP bought automatic couplers, CRIP bought automatic brakes, CRIP bought refrigerated cars, CB&Q bought refrigerated cars, CNS bought refrigerated cars, M&SP bought refrigerated cars, SL&A bought automatic brakes, SL&A bought refrigerated cars, GW bought refrigerated cars, ATSF bought refrigerated cars, SL bought refrigerated cars, TR bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: TN14 by PENN, UT2 by CRIP, NE1 by CB&Q, ID5 by M&SP, UT6 by CP, MO6 by SL&A, TX4 by MKT, AR8 by SLSF, ID3 by GN, AZ1 by ATSF.

N&W doubled AL6, CRIP doubled CRIP, CB&Q doubled IA4, M&SP doubled ND3, CP doubled SP, SL&A doubled CASL, ATSF doubled MO3.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA4, SL&A got KS1, MKT got KS4, SLSF got TX2, TR got TX3, CB&Q got CO6, ATSF got AZ2, CRIP got UT9, CP got CA4, M&SP got WA1, GN got WA2.

Inadequate brakes on MN locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $918.

Insolvent RRs: GT.

Bankrupt RRs: SP&P.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, Bill Bouquett.

Stock splits: CB&Q splits 3 for 1, CNS splits 4 for 1, SL&A splits 3 for 1.

Cornered stocks: NYC, LV, SCL, P&LE, CNS, SLSF.

New railroad Presidents: Bill Bouquett of V&T.

New Private Companies Available: H&S, DRGW, DP, A&P.

J. Edgar Thompson dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $81467. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sleeping Dog, Jim Fisk, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Scott

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

Engineering advances permit building steel bridges at lower cost with greater safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Mild Depression to Recession.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers, automatic brakes, refrigerated cars, steel bridges

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Scott (7) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10)
Rail Mogul J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Scott (7) Jim Fisk (1)
Rail Builder J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Magnate J. Edgar Thompson (3) Bill Bouquett (10) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
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
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W T&P L&A
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF PENN .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W FW&D ....
1 Jim Fisk CRIP CP .... ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett V&T MKT SA&H ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q M&LR C&S
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield LV .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   66925   60233   67   115804   4037   -1   0   0   1  
GT Grand Trunk 329   36006   33485   67   62806   2957   -2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   282733   147021   99   500936   7199   11   1   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   92287   47990   99   199092   33488   8   1   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   364747   189668   99   634738   180693   10   6   0   7  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   67591   49342   87   110633   53795   2   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   19511   11707   94   40712   1826   7   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2962   499604   274779   96   902931   477634   4   4   0   6  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2536   301088   237860   75   471494   16433   2   0   0   77  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   70575   38816   99   201604   24174   4   0   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   500478   260248   99   859822   511787   7   4   0   13  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3088   534668   299415   95   1169432   542941   5   0   0   17  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   27147   16288   94   73367   1015   4   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   39299   21614   99   77865   1127   8   1   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   517041   274034   98   870150   12960   12   9   0   349  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   48557   32534   87   118319   45686   0   0   0   3  
MN Michigan Northern 102   13433   7388   99   27591   5916   7   2   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1857   185856   133814   79   388170   292093   -1   0   1800   1581  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1448   151212   89215   95   280874   203011   2   16   1970   3214  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   16391   9015   99   10177   306   16   5   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1937   213338   110936   99   378260   275893   4   4   3090   1834  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   45317   28550   91   136564   46905   0   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 383   31426   19799   91   63490   27438   2   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 956   104997   66147   91   193883   131681   0   1   1269   2117  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 886   121979   76846   91   163350   121072   4   29   1560   1231  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1034   112166   62812   95   217747   137446   3   9   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1113   103013   57688   95   261702   152749   0   1   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   17441   11162   90   48957   21226   0   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   16839   10609   91   21026   16270   4   1   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1959   198765   103357   99   434377   241589   3   3   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   23637   13946   95   81761   37382   -1   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1796   173607   90276   99   383155   174898   4   2   363   3278  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   17833   11056   92   23684   16048   4   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 400   36746   20210   99   54713   40666   3   4   0   0  
TR Texas Road 253   26863   18536   85   37586   32245   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  (Double) 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  (Double) MS2
TN14
Unbuilt:: PA4 [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  (Double)
COG  (Double) A&WP  (Double) A&C  (Double) GA2  (Double) AL6  (Double)
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  (Double) SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) BRL  (Double)
TN2 FL4 FL5  (Double) TN4 N&C  (Double) FEC FL6 IN10  (Double)
IL7  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3 CO8 WY1 UT2
Unbuilt:: UT9 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA4  (Double) KCN IA6 UP IA11 MN5 NE1
Unbuilt:: CO6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) NP  (Double) WI1  (Double) ND3  (Double) ND4 MT6  (Double)
MT7 ID5
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: CWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP MO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T LR&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP SP  (Double) WP NV2 UT7 UT6
Unbuilt:: CA4 [Regions: TP]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) CASL  (Double) MO1 MO9 LP&W MO6
Unbuilt:: KS1 [Regions: CMW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6 OK4 TX4
Unbuilt:: KS4 [Regions: MWS]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 MO5 AR8
Unbuilt:: TX2 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 C&NW  (Double) WI4 SP&D  (Double) MT2 MT3 ID3
Unbuilt:: WA2 [Regions: CWT]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF  (Double) KP OK8 NM5 MO3  (Double) NM3 AZ1
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: MW]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: WN]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR CT
Unbuilt:: TX3 [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 11   11   11   +0  1277   3115   0      
GT 11   11   11   +0  759   1645   0      
NYC 21   31   42   +21  862   9022   105   4   4   2     3     5     7     9    
NYNH 26   25   24   -2  526   3165   0     9   2     3     4    
ERIE 50   33   17   -33  3824   10855   0   7   7   3    
C&A 17   17   17   +0  335   1900   0   15   15   1     2     3    
LV 23   22   21   -2  54   650   0   6   11   1     2     3     9    
PENN 9   16   23   +14  6708   21224   55   9   10   4    
B&O 17   18   19   +2  6050   12680   0     1  
RF&P 15   15   15   +0  1007   3650   10     3   11    
N&W 32   46   61   +29  1766   14845   0   3   3   2     7     10    
SCL 59   37   16   -43  1826   15475   0     10   3     7     9    
S&G 17   17   17   +0  244   1407   3   5   5   2     3     7    
P&LE 58   50   42   -16  86   1565   0     4   2     3     7     9     10    
TP&W 39   41   43   +4  2661   15032   0   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 16   13   10   -6  1508   4225   0   5   5   13    
MN 22   26   30   +8  129   496   14     9   2     3     7    
CRIP 18   28   38   +20  10802   47292   18   1   1   3     15    
CB&Q 63   96   43   +66  1371   21333   387   11   11   1     2     3    
CNS 50   97   36   +94  58   1628   72     4   2     3     7     9     10    
M&SP 38   34   31   -7  1166   9566   119   3   3   1     2     7    
MP 12   14   17   +5  617   2067   23     3   2     5     9    
V&T 11   12   14   +3  415   1810   105   10   10  
CP 50   38   27   -23  17743   57930   105   1   1   3    
SL&A 97   110   41   +26  970   12843   447   11   11   1    
MKT 45   53   61   +16  710   5108   62   10   10   2     3     7    
SLSF 64   47   30   -34  2603   13860   135   9   9   1     3     7     10     11    
SLSW 14   13   12   -2  233   775   0     9   3    
GW 11   13   15   +4  260   647   53     1   9    
GN 61   55   49   -12  1249   9761   34   7   7   2     3     10     11    
SP&P 16   12   8   -8  643   1430   0     3   10    
ATSF 38   38   38   +0  1466   8824   156   2   2   3     7    
SV 18   21   25   +7  184   693   57     2   1     3    
SL 24   31   39   +15  776   1906   94     9   2     10    
TR 16   21   27   +11  403   1265   0     10   3     9    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
H&S 1160   DRGW 580   DP 530   A&P 580  

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