Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 20

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 20

Headline News 1879 to 1880

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1879: Wyatt Earp arrives in Tombstone, Arizona.
1880: Missouri Governor offers $10,000 reward for capture of Jesse James.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought H&S for $23000, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought DRGW for $6700, Jim Fisk bought DP for $2780, Sleeping Dog bought A&P for $5153.

PCs Merged: M&LR merges into V&T.

New Engines Acquired: SCL bought Pacific 4-6-2, S&G bought Pacific 4-6-2, SLSF bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought steel bridges, NYNH bought refrigerated cars, NYNH bought steel bridges, ERIE bought steel bridges, LV bought Pullman sleepers, LV bought automatic brakes, PENN bought steel bridges, RF&P bought automatic couplers, N&W bought steel bridges, P&LE bought steel bridges, TP&W bought refrigerated cars, TP&W bought steel bridges, MN bought automatic brakes, CNS bought steel bridges, M&SP bought steel bridges, SLSF bought refrigerated cars, SLSF bought steel bridges, GN bought steel bridges, ATSF bought steel bridges, SV bought refrigerated cars.

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

ERIE doubled GTW, PENN doubled TN14, N&W doubled TN5, CRIP doubled IA5, M&SP doubled MT7.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got AL1, CB&Q got MN1, CRIP got IA3, SLSF got LA4, SL&A got OK7, MKT got CO5, ATSF got AZ3, M&SP got C10, GN got C9.

RR Mergers: CP merges into CRIP.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost B&M $4984.

Inadequate brakes on C&A locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $2280.

LV bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $910.

Inadequate brakes on SM locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $4675.

Inadequate brakes on MP locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $4180.

Old V&T wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $4120.

Inadequate brakes on SLSW locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $2015.

Old SL wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $4400.

Reorganized RRs: SP&P.

Insolvent RRs: B&M, SM, SLSW.

Bankrupt RRs: GT.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk.

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

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of B&O, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo of SCL, Bill Bouquett of TR.

New Private Companies Available: M&W.

Jim Fisk earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the CRIP from the Midwest to the Pacific.

J. Edgar Thompson earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the M&SP from the Midwest to the Pacific.

Thomas Scott earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the GN from the Midwest to the Pacific.

J. Edgar Thompson has a Transcontinental system.

Thomas Scott has a Transcontinental system.

J. Edgar Thompson dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $45676. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Jim Fisk, Thomas Scott, Sleeping Dog

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession to Improved.
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) Thomas Scott (7) Jim Fisk (1) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10)
Rail Magnate J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10) 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) Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Jim Fisk (1)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF SCL H&S DRGW
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W T&P L&A
10 Bill Bouquett TR MKT SA&H ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W FW&D A&P
1 Jim Fisk CRIP B&O .... DP
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q .... C&S
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
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   71585   64425   67   125672   9110   -1   0   0   1  
GT Grand Trunk 329   37283   34673   67   65629   4411   -2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   298356   155145   99   482931   7417   12   7   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   99057   51509   99   202434   22945   10   2   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   389024   202293   99   651932   174551   11   7   0   4  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   71402   52124   87   113141   52564   2   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   20434   12669   92   40338   442   8   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 3051   549311   291134   98   947765   506514   6   6   0   3  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2536   318401   251536   75   485860   9485   2   0   0   46  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   76683   42176   99   206918   16877   5   0   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   528769   274959   99   879391   521868   8   4   0   8  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3088   563709   315680   95   1191851   519208   7   0   0   11  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   28869   15878   99   72961   1055   6   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   41127   22620   99   76776   1171   8   2   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   547303   284597   99   893910   25200   13   10   0   227  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   51276   36919   82   118319   44753   0   0   0   2  
MN Michigan Northern 102   14180   7799   99   28399   5351   7   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 3686   447161   304068   83   884046   567491   0   1   284   4399  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1645   190060   112136   95   328164   235957   1   3   0   3110  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   17511   9981   97   7952   260   4   1   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2246   293319   152525   99   442479   322894   6   4   1530   3201  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   48459   30529   91   140150   46995   1   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 515   47464   31326   88   86897   45831   1   5   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1042   141257   88992   91   197376   145094   1   1   1960   1814  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1517   159989   89595   95   314599   211699   3   4   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1345   134266   73846   96   318709   194759   1   2   2250   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   18889   11522   93   50491   21228   2   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   18034   10640   95   22227   15196   6   0   0   0  
GN Great Northern 2268   268914   142523   98   501327   289997   5   5   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   24950   14720   95   64350   0   0   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1917   211106   109774   99   418014   137543   6   2   1434   2185  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   18824   11483   93   24872   14675   5   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 400   39097   21503   99   57089   39634   4   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 625   58124   38943   87   100330   79332   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  (Double) NY2 NY1  (Double) C3  (Double) LS  (Double) GTW  (Double)
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  (Double) PA4
Unbuilt:: AL1 [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  (Double) 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  (Double) NE2 NE3 CO8 WY1 UT2 UT9
CP SP  (Double) WP NV2 UT7 UT6 CA4
Unbuilt:: IA3 [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA4  (Double) KCN IA6 UP IA11 MN5 NE1 CO6
Unbuilt:: MN1 [Regions: CWT]
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  (Double) ID5 WA1
Unbuilt:: C10 [Regions: CWTP]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP MO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T LR&S M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) CASL  (Double) MO1 MO9 LP&W MO6 KS1
Unbuilt:: OK7 [Regions: CMW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6 OK4 TX4 KS4
Unbuilt:: CO5 [Regions: MWS]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 MO5 AR8 TX2
Unbuilt:: LA4 [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
WA2
Unbuilt:: C9 [Regions: CWTP]
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 AZ2
Unbuilt:: AZ3 [Regions: MWT]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: WN]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR CT TX3
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 11   12   13   +2  1521   3115   0      
GT 11   12   14   +3  721   1645   0      
NYC 42   40   38   -4  395   9048   79   4   4   2     3     5     7     9    
NYNH 24   25   27   +3  580   3165   0     9   2     3     4    
ERIE 17   26   35   +18  2327   10855   0   7   7   3    
C&A 17   18   19   +2  363   1900   0   15   15   1     2     3    
LV 21   22   24   +3  52   650   0   6   11   1     2     3     9    
PENN 23   45   68   +45  4130   21680   44     10   4     7     9    
B&O 19   23   27   +8  5200   12680   0   1   1   2    
RF&P 15   18   22   +7  1281   3652   8     3   7     11    
N&W 61   63   65   +4  2282   14845   0   3   3   2     7     10    
SCL 16   55   95   +79  490   15475   0   9   10   3     7    
S&G 17   18   20   +3  227   1407   3   5   5   2     3     7    
P&LE 42   40   38   -4  88   1565   0     4   2     3     7     9     10    
TP&W 43   46   49   +6  2470   15032   0   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 10   11   13   +3  1326   4225   0   5   5   13    
MN 30   30   30   +0  98   499   11     9   2     3     7    
CRIP 38   34   25   -13  12456   109274   436   1   1  
CB&Q 43   33   23   -20  7368   22607   98   11   11   1     2     3    
CNS 36   63   91   +55  103   1628   72     4   2     3     7     9     10    
M&SP 31   25   19   -12  2463   11076   154   3   3   2     7    
MP 17   18   19   +2  427   2072   18     3   2     5     9    
V&T 14   20   26   +12  874   2509   66     10  
SL&A 41   35   29   -12  3827   13992   78   11   11   1    
MKT 61   49   37   -24  2539   7344   241   10   10   2     3     7    
SLSF 30   53   76   +46  3089   15039   116   9   9   3     10     11    
SLSW 12   13   15   +3  243   775   0     9   3    
GW 15   16   18   +3  224   660   40     1   9    
GN 49   50   51   +2  1255   11186   154   7   7   2     3     10     11    
SP&P 8   8   29   +21  603   1430   0      
ATSF 38   36   34   -4  1599   9525   60   2   2   3     7    
SV 25   30   36   +11  155   707   43     2   1     3     9    
SL 39   47   56   +17  396   1906   94     3   2     9     10    
TR 27   37   48   +21  263   2939   186   10   10   3     9    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

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