Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 24

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 24

Headline News 1887 to 1888

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1887: Damlier invents internal combustion engine.
1888: Congress passes Interstate Commerce Act to regulate railroads.

Railroad News

PCs Merged: FW&D merges into ATSF.

PCs Incorporated: T&P.

New Engines Acquired: C&A bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: RF&P bought refrigerated cars, SP&P bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: CA1 by CRIP, UT3 by CB&Q, WI6 by M&SP, TX12 by SL&A, TX8 by SLSF, IA1 by GN, M3 by ATSF.

ERIE doubled MI6, PENN doubled MS2, TP&W doubled FL4, GN doubled IL13, ATSF doubled CA3.

New RoWs acquired: GN got IL11, M&SP got WI7, SLSF got LA5, SL&A got NM4, CB&Q got UT5, ATSF got CA11, MKT got M1.

Inadequate brakes on B&M locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $5607.

GT stations in disrepair; falling debris injures passengers; claims amount to $3619.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost B&O $34752.

Old RF&P wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $5856.

CRIP engine boiler explodes at station, killing crew and many passengers. Damages put at $43950.

Inadequate brakes on MP locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $2926.

Inadequate brakes on V&T locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $4635.

Reorganized RRs: GT.

Insolvent RRs: B&O, CRIP.

Bankrupt RRs: B&M, SM, MP.

Bankrupt Tycoons: Jim Fisk.

Loan Recalls: J. Edgar Thompson, Bill Bouquett, Thomas Durant.

Cornered stocks: ERIE, C&A, N&W, P&LE, TP&W, MKT, GN.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of B&O.

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 $456789. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sleeping Dog, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Jim Fisk, Thomas Scott, Bill Bouquett

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 7 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Robber Baron.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 2 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Mogul.

NEW RECORD! Jim McDanold is now number 6 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Mogul.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 5 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Builder.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 3 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Magnate.

NEW RECORD! Jim McDanold is now number 5 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Magnate.

NEW RECORD! Eric Demay is now number 10 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Magnate.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 3 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Prodigal.

NEW RECORD! Carl Olson is now number 5 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Prodigal.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 3 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Baron.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Mild 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

FINAL VICTORY POINTS

Robber Baron Rail Mogul Rail Builder Rail Magnate Rail Prodigal Rail Baron
86 J. Edgar Thompson (3) 438 J. Edgar Thompson (3) 63 J. Edgar Thompson (3) 225 J. Edgar Thompson (3) 180 J. Edgar Thompson (3) 500 J. Edgar Thompson (3)
80 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) 340 Sleeping Dog (2) 48 Sleeping Dog (2) 205 Sleeping Dog (2) 178 Jim Fisk (1) 359 Sleeping Dog (2)
63 Thomas Scott (7) 314 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) 39 Thomas Scott (7) 192 Thomas Scott (7) 99 Sleeping Dog (2) 331 Thomas Scott (7)
52 Sleeping Dog (2) 291 Thomas Scott (7) 38 Jim Fisk (1) 164 Bill Bouquett (10) 84 Thomas Scott (7) 317 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
50 Bill Bouquett (10) 223 Bill Bouquett (10) 32 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) 151 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) 66 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) 277 Jim Fisk (1)
31 Thomas Durant (11) 221 Jim Fisk (1) 31 Bill Bouquett (10) 113 J. Pierpont Morgan (4) 30 Thomas Durant (11) 231 Bill Bouquett (10)
28 J. Pierpont Morgan (4) 177 Thomas Durant (11) 21 Thomas Durant (11) 89 Jim Fisk (1) 27 J. Pierpont Morgan (4) 162 J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
26 Jim Fisk (1) 156 J. Pierpont Morgan (4) 19 J. Pierpont Morgan (4) 75 Thomas Durant (11) 22 Leland Stanford (5) 158 Thomas Durant (11)
24 Leland Stanford (5) 72 Leland Stanford (5) 2 Leland Stanford (5) 34 Leland Stanford (5) 4 Bill Bouquett (10) 73 Leland Stanford (5)
23 Milton Littlefield (6) 23 Cyrus Holliday (15) 0 Milton Littlefield (6) 15 Cyrus Holliday (15) 0 Milton Littlefield (6) 37 Cyrus Holliday (15)
23 John Forbes (8) 18 Milton Littlefield (6) 0 John Forbes (8) 8 Milton Littlefield (6) 0 John Forbes (8) 33 Milton Littlefield (6)
23 William Palmer (12) 13 William Ogden (13) 0 William Palmer (12) 0 John Forbes (8) 0 William Palmer (12) 28 William Ogden (13)
23 William Ogden (13) 1 Dan Drew (14) 0 William Ogden (13) 0 William Palmer (12) 0 William Ogden (13) 26 John Forbes (8)
23 Dan Drew (14) 0 John Forbes (8) 0 Dan Drew (14) 0 William Ogden (13) 0 Dan Drew (14) 26 William Palmer (12)
23 Cyrus Holliday (15) 0 William Palmer (12) 0 Cyrus Holliday (15) 0 Dan Drew (14) 0 Cyrus Holliday (15) 26 Dan Drew (14)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W .... ....
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF PENN .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL MKT .... ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew B&O .... .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield LV .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q M&W ....
1 Jim Fisk .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   63757   57382   67   200482   8996   -3   0   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 329   33379   31043   67   57575   0   -3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   266781   138724   99   372981   5527   11   1   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   88087   47567   97   186295   2646   9   2   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   358091   186208   99   720708   19983   11   6   0   1  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   64072   41648   95   125567   41025   4   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   18212   10017   99   36148   692   9   8   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 3148   519643   290999   95   1055750   557870   1   1   0   1  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2896   337831   266887   75   628543   100854   1   0   0   5  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   69310   38121   99   212969   3894   4   0   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   475873   271246   94   964902   566817   4   4   0   1  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3088   505405   313353   89   1239900   534293   0   0   0   2  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   26868   14777   99   72436   1500   5   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   37317   21644   96   60643   1427   7   2   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   496482   258170   99   988950   13680   11   10   0   25  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   45844   32549   83   124983   45585   -1   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   12574   6916   99   28559   426   7   1   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 4395   501748   401399   71   1140091   713430   -1   0   0   487  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 2680   274434   161916   95   612818   426068   0   0   1760   1838  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   15620   8591   99   580   355   0   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2872   372388   193642   99   614527   440296   5   4   0   732  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   42657   26874   91   155364   48257   -1   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 515   43919   25912   95   105025   44356   1   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   14388   8345   96   26325   8221   7   0   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 2132   231993   146155   91   442055   309074   0   2   684   4393  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 2854   290701   180236   89   652083   343157   0   1   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 2718   270052   143126   98   645329   420466   0   1   0   347  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   16215   9729   94   55621   20402   0   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   15826   8704   99   26492   5120   6   1   0   0  
GN Great Northern 2826   339425   179895   98   686975   407400   4   5   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   22640   13584   94   66549   1087   3   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 2763   322196   167543   99   639305   58152   7   5   342   1147  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   16677   9339   98   29732   4693   6   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 400   35229   19376   99   67889   17455   4   1   0   0  
T&P Texas & Pacific 224   19989   13792   85   29132   26893   0   0   0   0  
DRGW Denver & Rio Grande Western 116   12150   7047   96   29296   10937   3   0   0   0  
A&P Atlantic & Pacific 116   9343   5793   92   27253   13771   -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  (Double) NY1  (Double) C3  (Double) LS  (Double) GTW  (Double)
OH2 OH5 A&GW  (Double) IN5  (Double) FW&C  (Double) IN8  (Double)
IL5  (Double) MI6  (Double)
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  (Double)
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  (Double) 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 CA1
Unbuilt:: none [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 UT3
Unbuilt:: UT5 [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
WI6
Unbuilt:: WI7 [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 TX12
Unbuilt:: NM4 [Regions: CMWS]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6 OK4 TX4 KS4 CO5 TR CT TX3
H&S MO7 CW
Unbuilt:: M1 [Regions: MWST]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 MO5 AR8 TX2 SA&H LA4 M2 LA3
TX8
Unbuilt:: LA5 [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  (Double) IA1
Unbuilt:: IL11 [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  (Double) TX13 FW&D M3
Unbuilt:: CA11 [Regions: MWSTPX]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: WN]
Texas & Pacific (T&P ):   T&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
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  1468   3115   0      
GT 13   11   11   -2  605   1645   0      
NYC 12   17   22   +10  1475   9048   79   4   4   2     5     7     9    
NYNH 20   21   22   +2  386   3165   0     9   2     3     4     7    
ERIE 27   30   33   +6  525   10855   0   7   7   2     3     9    
C&A 25   31   37   +12  297   1900   0   15   15   2     3     7     9    
LV 24   24   24   +0  82   650   0   6   11   2     3     9    
PENN 91   51   11   -80  32022   44418   0   9   4   7     10    
B&O 60   45   31   -29  6034   14345   135   14   14   2    
RF&P 28   34   41   +13  712   3656   4     3   2     7     9     11    
N&W 12   22   33   +21  1708   14845   0   3   3   2     7     9    
SCL 48   26   5   -43  41660   61900   0   10   7  
S&G 24   21   19   -5  159   1407   3   5   5   2     3     7     9    
P&LE 26   25   24   -2  83   1565   0     4   2     3     7     9     10    
TP&W 86   64   43   -43  5288   15032   0   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 17   19   22   +5  980   4225   0   5   5   2     3     13    
MN 29   27   26   -3  94   504   6     9   2     3     7    
CRIP 33   35   38   +5  34036   113012   243     10  
CB&Q 37   30   23   -14  5531   27862   18   11   11   2     7    
CNS 5   7   9   +4  3786   25157   343     4   2     7     9     10    
M&SP 27   25   24   -3  2662   14225   135   3   3   2     7    
MP 15   13   12   -3  415   2090   0     3   2     5     9    
V&T 16   19   23   +7  523   2546   29     10   2     3     7     9    
L&A 21   22   23   +2  116   424   26     3   2     9    
SL&A 28   34   41   +13  5997   19411   109   11   2   9     13    
MKT 35   33   31   -4  12676   71350   0   10   10   2     7     9    
SLSF 51   28   6   -45  23467   56511   259   9   9   7     10     11    
SLSW 21   24   28   +7  188   775   0     9   2     3     11    
GW 31   28   25   -6  114   686   14     3   2     9    
GN 34   34   34   +0  1319   14065   65   7   7   2     3     10     11    
SP&P 22   24   27   +5  436   1430   0     2   3     9    
ATSF 72   50   29   -43  3778   13638   177   2   2   3     7    
SV 19   23   28   +9  161   731   19     2   3     7     9    
SL 22   20   18   -4  211   1969   31     3   2     7     9     10    
T&P 0   0   11   +11  0   1008   112     3  
DRGW 21   19   18   -3  132   555   25     9   2     3    
A&P 13   14   16   +3  175   547   33     2   3     7    

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