Continental Rails II - Club DE - Game # 13 - Turn # 15

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Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Thomas Scott bought SV for $31678, J. Pierpont Morgan bought T&P for $53937.

PCs Merged: KCN merges into ATSF, SP&D merges into GN.

PCs Incorporated: KP.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, N&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&H bought Prairie 2-6-2, COG bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, P&LE bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MRLE bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GM&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, NO&J bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SM bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&EI bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, IC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CRIP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, FEC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&LR bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, L&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, UP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, ATSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought block signal system, C&A bought block signal system, N&W bought switch yards, C&H bought coal burning engines, COG bought block signal system, MRLE bought block signal system, MC bought block signal system, GM&O bought block signal system, SM bought block signal system, C&EI bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system, CB&Q bought block signal system, CASL bought block signal system, FEC bought block signal system, CNS bought block signal system, M&SP bought block signal system, MP bought block signal system, M&LR bought block signal system, V&T bought block signal system, L&A bought block signal system, CP bought Grand Station, CP bought block signal system, UP bought block signal system, SLSF bought block signal system, GW bought block signal system, GN bought block signal system, ATSF bought block signal system.

RoWs built: PA3 by PENN, KY2 by MRLE, KY4 by MC, TN7 by NO&J, MN2 by C&NW, IA6 by CRIP, MO6 by CB&Q, MO1 by CASL, WI6 by CNS, WI1 by M&SP, CO5 by MP, OK2 by M&LR, AR8 by V&T, UT8 by CP, UT7 by WP, CO7 by UP, MO7 by MKT, MT1 by GN.

MRLE doubled MS, MC doubled GT, SM doubled IN10, CNS doubled CNS, V&T doubled V&T, CP doubled CP.

New RoWs acquired: MRLE got NY2, SM got MI1, PENN got KY14, MC got TN3, NO&J got MS5, GN got MN3, CRIP got IA3, CASL got MO9, M&SP got ND2, M&LR got OK1, V&T got OK3, CB&Q got OK6, ATSF got OK8, UP got WY1, MP got CO8, WP got UT5, CP got UT6, CNS got C6, C&NW got C7.

Inadequate signal system slows N&W rail service: mail contracts worth $4411 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows C&H rail service: mail contracts worth $5880 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows SCL rail service: mail contracts worth $23400 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows IC rail service: mail contracts worth $4270 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: IC, FEC.

Stock splits: WP splits 4 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: J. Pierpont Morgan of C&H, Darkwing of GM&O, Louis McLane of NO&J, MaldoNash of L&A, Gyro Gearloose of KP.

New Private Companies Available: SL, CT.

MaldoNash dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $44000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Maggy, Thomas Scott, Louis McLane, Darkwing, Salvator, Sun-E Storm

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Mild 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

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Louis McLane (10) MaldoNash (11) Maggy (8) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Mogul Maggy (8) MaldoNash (11) Thomas Scott (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Louis McLane (10)
Rail Builder Thomas Scott (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Louis McLane (10) Darkwing (9) Maggy (8)
Rail Magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Thomas Scott (7) Darkwing (9) Louis McLane (10) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Prodigal MaldoNash (11) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Thomas Scott (7) Maggy (8) Darkwing (9)
Rail Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Thomas Scott (7) Louis McLane (10) Maggy (8) MaldoNash (11)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Louis McLane PENN NO&J .... ....
8 Maggy UP WP .... ....
9 Darkwing M&SP GM&O .... ....
11 MaldoNash .... L&A .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SM GN .... ....
7 Thomas Scott ATSF CNS SV ....
6 Gyro Gearloose KP CP .... ....
2 Salvator MP C&A .... ....
1 Sun-E Storm V&T CB&Q .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan MRLE C&H T&P ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
5 Derpendja von Rense .... .... .... NYNH

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 391   40503   25111   92   123373   46471   0   0   0   40  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2285   288181   149853   99   592129   389682   3   12   0   24  
PENN Pennsylvania 1641   230541   129103   95   455002   268015   2   3   155   109  
N&W Norfolk & Western 401   38270   25258   91   121601   5074   2   1   0   93  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 735   72097   42537   95   203798   70489   1   0   0   16  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2925   441698   247351   95   791953   486002   4   0   0   20  
COG Central of Georgia 1723   224315   116643   99   463277   96020   7   11   0   218  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 1153   146019   83231   94   325080   139969   3   2   0   4  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 1983   238939   124247   99   536953   334708   2   12   0   20  
MC Michigan Central 2435   357900   186108   99   744183   411320   5   6   700   269  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 541   48081   26925   98   142798   41625   2   6   0   50  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 801   83519   45936   99   182533   125078   1   5   88   85  
SM Southern Mississippi 2575   349240   181604   99   693554   257105   6   16   0   44  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 410   43094   25425   95   110377   50208   1   3   0   6  
IC Illinois Central 305   34751   20851   94   83308   41117   1   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 720   63056   37834   94   160651   108275   -1   8   0   69  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 493   46693   26148   98   115956   77498   0   8   1420   324  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 553   54238   32000   95   134115   62680   0   4   2550   784  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 453   46883   29068   89   111470   69994   -1   8   0   0  
FEC Florida East Coast 299   18668   11761   91   77570   33732   -3   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 468   55905   30748   99   108675   75962   2   16   2120   2171  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1228   111918   58198   99   337729   190153   0   1   3850   900  
MP Missouri Pacific 922   91838   47755   99   245060   142083   1   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 531   35316   19423   99   98382   69143   -1   9   1967   1880  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 675   55555   32778   95   139505   73420   0   4   1900   405  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 278   26743   14709   99   82997   20564   2   7   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 513   41525   24499   92   111055   75273   -1   9   1477   444  
WP Western Pacific 668   54444   30489   95   177205   108350   -2   20   1760   2236  
UP Union Pacific 507   31713   18076   97   123085   78804   -1   3   2420   464  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 647   57457   33899   95   150623   80943   0   0   0   1784  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239   20010   12806   90   66183   30644   -2   1   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 305   28325   15579   99   91605   35046   1   2   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   14458   9253   90   44299   13491   0   1   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1081   69018   40721   95   216829   151301   -2   12   1390   3659  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   12966   8298   90   19499   19501   0   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 406   33105   18870   97   82775   58378   -1   1   3930   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 & Hartford (B&H ):   B&H B&M ME1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA9 READ  (Double) PA1  (Double) PA10 PA8  (Double)
RF&P  (Double) C&O MD1  (Double) PA4  (Double) VA2  (Double) SC5
BRL TN2 VA4 VA5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW OH4 IN3 C&C  (Double)
IN9 IL6 KY11 KY10 PA3
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: AOCM]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S VA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H G&C SC1 SC2 NC1 VA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&G  (Double) S&A  (Double) GA1  (Double) NER  (Double) GA8  (Double)
W&M AL3  (Double) W&W TN12 KY13 IL3 O&M  (Double) IL1  (Double)
A&T N&C AL5  (Double) AL7 IL8  (Double) MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA2  (Double) A&C GA4 TN5  (Double) KY7 IN6 A&WP  (Double)
AL6 FL6 KY8 MON KY9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCG]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE  (Double) LS  (Double) OH3 TP&W PA7  (Double) IN2  (Double) MD2
IN8 IL4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLM]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE  (Double) GTW PA11  (Double) OH1 OH5 FW&C  (Double) MS  (Double)
WV3 KY1 R&D  (Double) VC VA7 WV4 IN4 KY2
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: AOLC]
Michigan Central (MC ):   MC MN MI6 NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) GT  (Double) ERIE
NY3 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) C3  (Double) OH6 OH8 MI5  (Double)
KY3 KY4
Unbuilt:: TN3 [Regions: AOLCN]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O AL4 AL2 TN6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: DG]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J  (Double) MS6 TN10  (Double) TN8 TN7
Unbuilt:: MS5 [Regions: MG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM  (Double) MS4 MS3 MS2  (Double) B&O WV1 M&C PA2  (Double)
A&GW OH7 WBSH  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN10  (Double) L&N  (Double)
KY12 TN13 IL7  (Double) OH2
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: AOCMG]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI IN7 IN5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OC]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC IL5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CM]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4 MN2
Unbuilt:: C7 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 IA6
Unbuilt:: IA3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1 MO8 MO6
Unbuilt:: OK6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL SL&A MO1
Unbuilt:: MO9 [Regions: CM]
Florida East Coast (FEC ):   FEC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5 WI6
Unbuilt:: C6 [Regions: CW]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P NP ND1 WI1
Unbuilt:: ND2 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) KC&D  (Double) KS4 CO5
Unbuilt:: CO8 [Regions: MWT]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK2
Unbuilt:: OK1 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T  (Double) TX2 AR8
Unbuilt:: OK3 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A LA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT8
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP SP NV1 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT5 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1 CO7
Unbuilt:: WY1 [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS MO7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW AR1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 SP&D MT1
Unbuilt:: MN3 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF KCN
Unbuilt:: OK8 [Regions: W]

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&H 10   10   11   +1  1960   5729   51     5  
C&A 45   42   40   -5  1717   11425   0   2   2   3     6    
PENN 88   69   50   -38  6699   15561   81   10   10   11    
N&W 25   22   20   -5  407   1976   29     11   7     8    
C&H 15   18   21   +6  1463   5001   60   4   7   1     11    
SCL 44   43   43   -1  3291   14591   69     7   8     11    
COG 36   34   33   -3  2022   8550   65     8   3    
P&LE 24   27   31   +7  1932   5739   26     8   6     9    
MRLE 38   46   54   +16  2266   9853   62   4   4   2     11    
MC 33   33   33   +0  2406   12166   46     9   3     8     11    
GM&O 29   35   42   +13  866   2647   58   9   9   7    
NO&J 34   33   32   -2  623   3955   50   10   11   7    
SM 52   55   59   +7  3482   12915   0   3   3   2     6    
C&EI 23   21   20   -3  421   2003   47     11   1     8    
IC 24   27   30   +6  469   1499   26     6   11    
C&NW 48   55   62   +14  401   5840   160     10   1     3     7     11    
CRIP 32   43   54   +22  408   2398   67     6   3     10     11    
CB&Q 26   24   22   -4  520   4316   49   1   1   6     8     9    
CASL 21   21   21   +0  356   2181   84     4   8    
FEC 17   18   20   +3  489   1383   112     11   3    
CNS 42   53   65   +23  302   2205   135   7   7   4    
M&SP 42   62   83   +41  3756   17528   42   9   9   7     8     10    
MP 50   61   72   +22  1382   4565   45   2   2   3     8    
M&LR 39   36   33   -6  308   3198   117     11   1     7     8    
V&T 63   72   82   +19  770   3155   220   1   1   8     9    
L&A 33   41   49   +16  584   1319   71   11   11   4     7     10    
CP 52   61   70   +18  943   4113   92   6   6   7     8     11    
WP 94   126   39   +62  773   12992   368   8   8  
UP 50   52   54   +4  2291   7908   72   8   8  
MKT 68   83   98   +30  377   3075   160     3   7     10    
SLSF 17   15   14   -3  431   1105   90     8  
SLSW 33   44   55   +22  565   1450   75     11   1     4    
GW 30   41   52   +22  218   660   40     1   4     7    
GN 94   93   92   -2  820   5115   290   3   3   2    
KP 0   0   10   +10  0   801   89   6   6  
ATSF 17   25   34   +17  379   1828   202   7   7   10    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SL 750   CT 845  

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