Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 23

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 23

Headline News 1885 to 1886

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1885: First photograph of a tornado taken in Dakota prairie.
1886: Poor's Railroad manual estimates that 1/3 of railroad capitalization is water.

Railroad News

PCs Merged: CW merges into MKT.

New Engines Acquired: C&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: RF&P bought automatic brakes, S&G bought steel bridges, SP&P bought automatic brakes.

RoWs built: IL9 by B&O, CA2 by CRIP, UT1 by CB&Q, WI5 by M&SP, TX14 by SL&A, LA3 by SLSF, IL13 by GN, TX13 by ATSF.

ERIE doubled NY2, PENN doubled PA4, N&W doubled KY2, TP&W doubled G&C, M&SP doubled WI2, GN doubled WI4, ATSF doubled AZ2.

New RoWs acquired: N&W got GA3, PENN got KY14, M&SP got WI6, GN got IA1, SLSF got TX8, SL&A got TX12, CB&Q got UT3, CRIP got CA1, ATSF got M3.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost B&M $5607.

Poor track causes GT train to derail. Dozens killed, and hundreds injured. Cost $2303.

Inadequate brakes on B&O locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $26064.

CB&Q bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $15864.

Old MP wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $5434.

Inadequate brakes on V&T locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $4120.

Insolvent RRs: B&M, SM, MP.

Bankrupt RRs: GT.

Bankrupt Tycoons: Jim Fisk.

Loan Recalls: J. Edgar Thompson.

Stock splits: MKT splits 5 for 1.

Cornered stocks: ERIE, PENN, N&W, SCL, P&LE, TP&W, MKT, SLSF.

Jim Fisk has a Transcontinental system.

Sleeping Dog has a Transcontinental system.

J. Edgar Thompson has a Transcontinental system.

Thomas Scott has a Transcontinental system.

J. Edgar Thompson dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $326543. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Fisk, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Bill Bouquett, Thomas Scott, Sleeping Dog

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
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) Thomas Scott (7) Jim Fisk (1) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
Rail Magnate J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7) Bill Bouquett (10) 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
10 Bill Bouquett SCL MKT .... ....
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF PENN .... ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W FW&D ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W T&P ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q M&W ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield LV .... .... ....
1 Jim Fisk .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   59950   53955   67   193529   4735   -3   0   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 329   31682   29464   67   98240   4198   -3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   250386   130201   99   409526   7272   10   7   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   82179   42732   99   191923   3038   8   7   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   335063   174233   99   704556   60083   10   5   0   1  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   60365   39841   94   123211   43230   3   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   17141   9428   99   37860   624   8   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 3148   482134   269997   95   1032329   543515   1   1   0   1  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2896   318819   267807   70   589042   77173   0   2   0   7  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   64741   35606   99   211932   3806   4   3   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   448136   241993   97   942842   553297   4   13   0   2  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3088   476106   280904   92   1239900   534293   0   3   0   2  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   24962   13729   99   72680   1241   4   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   34471   18959   99   65054   1252   7   5   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   465670   242151   99   966630   14400   10   10   0   36  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   43567   31805   81   121294   43324   -1   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   11994   6597   99   29052   367   7   5   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 4151   448972   350197   73   1066622   672902   -1   0   0   749  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 2644   251997   148677   95   574183   400573   0   0   0   2827  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   14834   8159   99   612   408   0   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2601   322065   167474   99   563770   398443   4   14   0   976  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   41088   25885   91   151736   46033   -1   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 515   41106   24664   94   100555   44315   1   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   13308   7719   96   25767   8962   6   10   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1914   187504   120001   90   385725   264439   0   2   2180   4096  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 2854   274377   159139   93   652083   343157   1   16   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 2199   213483   111009   99   569803   354977   0   1   0   495  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   15906   9385   95   54372   20348   0   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   15186   8960   95   25537   7673   5   3   0   0  
GN Great Northern 2696   300233   156121   99   650187   379661   3   5   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   21159   12272   96   65909   1373   3   1   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 2558   244062   126912   99   591096   57230   5   5   60   1704  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   15618   8902   97   28709   6372   5   5   0   0  
SL Soo Line 400   32794   18036   99   65409   22454   3   1   0   0  
DRGW Denver & Rio Grande Western 116   11556   6471   98   28649   11981   2   1   0   0  
A&P Atlantic & Pacific 116   8734   5502   91   26462   13991   -2   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  (Double) NY1  (Double) C3  (Double) LS  (Double) GTW  (Double)
OH2 OH5 A&GW  (Double) IN5  (Double) FW&C  (Double) IN8  (Double)
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  (Double) AL1
Unbuilt:: KY14 [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 KY9 IL9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOCM]
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  (Double) KY1  (Double)
W&W  (Double) IN4  (Double) KY2  (Double) MON  (Double) KY6  (Double)
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:: GA3 [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  (Double) C&C  (Double) IN2  (Double) IN6  (Double) L&N  (Double) MI2  (Double)
G&C  (Double) C&H  (Double) SC4  (Double) SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double)
BRL  (Double) TN2 FL4 FL5  (Double) TN4 N&C  (Double) FEC
FL6  (Double) 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 IA3 MO2
CA2
Unbuilt:: CA1 [Regions: CMWTP]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA4  (Double) KCN IA6 UP IA11 MN5 NE1 CO6
C&S DP MN1 CO9 UT1
Unbuilt:: UT3 [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  (Double) C10  (Double) WI2  (Double) WI5
Unbuilt:: WI6 [Regions: CWTPN]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP MO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T LR&S M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) CASL  (Double) MO1 MO9 LP&W MO6 KS1 OK7 OK5
TX14
Unbuilt:: TX12 [Regions: CMW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6 OK4 TX4 KS4 CO5 TR CT TX3
H&S MO7 CW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MWST]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 MO5 AR8 TX2 SA&H LA4 M2 LA3
Unbuilt:: TX8 [Regions: MGSX]
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  (Double) SP&D  (Double) MT2 MT3
ID3  (Double) WA2  (Double) C9 IL15 IL13
Unbuilt:: IA1 [Regions: CWTPN]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF  (Double) KP  (Double) OK8 NM5 MO3  (Double) NM3 AZ1 AZ2  (Double)
AZ3 CA3 TX13
Unbuilt:: M3 [Regions: MWTP]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: WN]
Denver & Rio Grande Western (DRGW):   DRGW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]
Atlantic & Pacific (A&P ):   A&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]

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 6   6   6   +0  1526   3115   0      
GT 18   15   13   -5  579   1645   0     3  
NYC 99   55   12   -87  2168   9048   79   4   4   2     5     7     9    
NYNH 19   19   20   +1  392   3165   0     9   2     3     4     7    
ERIE 56   41   27   -29  2851   10855   0   7   7   2     3     9    
C&A 39   32   25   -14  409   1900   0   15   15   2     3     7    
LV 24   24   24   +0  51   650   0   6   11   2     3     9    
PENN 51   71   91   +40  6092   44418   0   9   9   4     7     10    
B&O 61   60   60   -1  8965   14300   180     14   2    
RF&P 21   24   28   +7  943   3656   4     3   2     7     11    
N&W 41   26   12   -29  3406   14845   0   3   3   2     7     9    
SCL 37   42   48   +11  632   61900   0   10   10   3     7     9    
S&G 34   29   24   -10  169   1407   3   5   5   2     3     7     9    
P&LE 30   28   26   -4  83   1565   0     4   2     3     7     9     10    
TP&W 71   78   86   +15  1536   15032   0   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 21   19   17   -4  894   4225   0   5   5   3     13    
MN 33   31   29   -4  70   504   6     9   2     3     7    
CRIP 39   36   33   -6  80095   111874   161      
CB&Q 21   29   37   +16  7590   27498   202   11   11   2     7    
CNS 41   23   5   -36  7769   25043   457     4   2     7     9     10    
M&SP 25   26   27   +2  2835   12949   56   3   3   2     7    
MP 16   15   15   -1  398   2081   9     3   2     5     9    
V&T 20   18   16   -4  441   2537   38     10   3     7     9    
L&A 22   21   21   -1  109   424   26     3   2     9    
SL&A 15   21   28   +13  6038   18275   155   11   11   13    
MKT 97   136   35   +78  1453   69575   1775   10   10   2     3     7     9    
SLSF 53   52   51   -2  15498   54130   45   9   10   3     7     11    
SLSW 28   24   21   -7  145   775   0     9   3     11    
GW 37   34   31   -6  259   682   18     3   2     9    
GN 35   34   34   -1  1363   13444   36   7   7   2     3     10     11    
SP&P 23   22   22   -1  693   1430   0     2   3    
ATSF 69   70   72   +3  2690   12715   75   2   2   3     7    
SV 23   21   19   -4  99   731   19     2   3     9    
SL 51   36   22   -29  379   1959   41     3   2     7     9     10    
DRGW 17   19   21   +4  174   547   33     9   2     3    
A&P 10   11   13   +3  199   536   44     2   3    

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