Continental Rails II - Club DE - Game # 14 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II - Club DE

Game # 14 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought GN for $57013, B bought KCS for $9854, Gyro Gearloose bought KCN for $18600, Darkwing bought SV for $17575, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought SP&D for $16147.

PCs Incorporated: KC&D, SL&A.

New Engines Acquired: MC bought 04/04/2000.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought coal burning engines, ERIE bought coal burning engines, CRIP bought Grand Station, M&SP bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: OH6 by C&A, MS4 by B&O, IL5 by C&O, AL2 by N&W, TN8 by S&A, AL4 by GM&O, OH7 by C&C, WI4 by C&NW, IA7 by CRIP, IA4 by CB&Q, MN2 by M&SP, TX5 by V&T, LA2 by L&A, NV1 by WP, IA5 by UP.

C&A doubled MRLE, C&O doubled IN5, GM&O doubled P&FW, M&SP doubled M&SP.

New RoWs acquired: C&A got IN3, GM&O got MS1, CRIP got MO7, M&SP got ND1, UP got NE1, L&A got TX1, V&T got TX2, WP got UT8, CP got NV2.

Loan Recalls: Gyro Gearloose, Heckenspecht.

Stock splits: M&SP splits 5 for 1, WP splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: McPenguin of C&O.

New Private Companies Available: SL, T&P.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $19191. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Darkwing, B, Salvator, Gyro Gearloose

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (10) Darkwing (5) Gyro Gearloose (12) Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Mogul B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) Gyro Gearloose (12) Salvator (2)
Rail Builder Darkwing (5) B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Heckenspecht (13) Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Magnate B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) Salvator (2) Sun-E Storm (1)
Rail Prodigal B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) McPenguin (8) Salvator (2)
Rail Baron B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) Salvator (2) Gyro Gearloose (12)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 B GM&O M&SP .... KCS
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... WP GN SP&D
5 Darkwing V&T L&A .... SV
12 Gyro Gearloose CP UP MP KCN
2 Salvator C&A CRIP KP ....
1 Sun-E Storm S&A SM .... M&LR
7 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
15 Calypso .... .... .... ....
8 McPenguin C&O .... .... ....
6 Mr. Winterbottom .... .... .... ....
13 Heckenspecht C&NW CB&Q MKT ....
11 Salvatore Petrillo .... .... .... ....
14 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
4 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
9 Vanderbilt .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 329   45679   25123   99   69325   1198   9   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1486   250060   130030   99   519384   134268   10   1   0   54  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1064   141074   74769   98   301668   139374   6   0   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2200   496034   257938   99   642740   402106   14   12   0   104  
PENN Pennsylvania 1035   195272   113258   96   318710   2153   12   6   0   5  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2645   497694   258801   99   635818   382579   12   0   0   31  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2898   593799   308777   99   841714   470483   13   13   0   69  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2597   457256   251489   96   730101   401108   9   1   0   41  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1254   189076   98320   99   356291   92501   9   1   0   0  
MC Michigan Central 152   25268   15919   94   56423   26297   4   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 2446   498507   259224   99   612794   379637   13   9   0   373  
SM Southern Mississippi 227   37525   23266   92   45118   22660   8   3   0   0  
C&C Cincinnati & Chicago 304   45883   29824   89   62311   40256   5   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   54052   29728   99   100317   54292   7   3   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 358   45995   25297   96   84724   50101   6   2   2230   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360   46465   25556   99   84854   48342   6   1   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1017   146986   79373   97   235715   149043   8   4   2500   560  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 400   39431   21687   99   100506   60787   3   4   928   182  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 278   38248   22184   96   81520   48935   5   9   0   658  
CP Central Pacific 154   21976   13845   91   37165   24312   4   1   696   0  
WP Western Pacific 483   70034   39219   98   130231   77527   6   34   1850   439  
UP Union Pacific 240   29117   17470   94   65695   39935   3   1   1806   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   19057   13340   84   31919   17956   4   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   11883   7367   92   20639   11611   7   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)
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) NY3  (Double) PA11 OH3 TP&W OH5 MI6 B&A B&M
MI5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ALC]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 LS GTW PA8 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A  (Double) NYNH  (Double) PA1  (Double) B&H  (Double) MD1 HRL  (Double)
C3 MD2 PA7 VA7 MRLE  (Double) P&LE  (Double) OH2 PA4
MI1 MS FW&C OH6
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: AOLCN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 CNJ PA10 C4 C5 MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ALN]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA2  (Double) OH1 OH4 IN1  (Double) IN2 IN6  (Double)
IN10 COG BRL A&WP  (Double) A&C AL6 N&C AL7 L&N  (Double)
GA2 AL8 MS4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCG]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O VA4 VA5 KY1 IN5  (Double) MON  (Double) IN7 SCL  (Double)
NER  (Double) GA4  (Double) C&H  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 W&W
W&M VA1  (Double) G&C VA3  (Double) AL5 IL5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) RF&P  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA2  (Double) VC  (Double)
SC5  (Double) TN2 TN4 TN5 KY7 TN6 O&M  (Double) IL2
IC  (Double) IL4 AL2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCM]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA1 S&G GA8 AL3 A&T TN10 TN13 TN8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADM]
Michigan Central (MC ):   MC  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O  (Double) MS3 TN12 M&C A&GW  (Double) IN4  (Double) C&EI  (Double)
P&FW  (Double) IN9 KY13 READ  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 PA3  (Double)
IL7  (Double) AL4
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM NO&J
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Cincinnati & Chicago (C&C ):   C&C OH7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OC]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7
Unbuilt:: MO7 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) CNS  (Double) SP&P MN2
Unbuilt:: ND1 [Regions: CW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5
Unbuilt:: TX2 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A LA2
Unbuilt:: TX1 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP
Unbuilt:: NV2 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) SP NV1
Unbuilt:: UT8 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP IA5
Unbuilt:: NE1 [Regions: W]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [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
GT 25   23   22   -3  724   1645   0      
NYC 25   27   30   +5  2987   7407   30     10  
ERIE 23   20   17   -6  1425   5275   45     13   2    
C&A 36   43   51   +15  1891   10950   50   2   2   3     10    
PENN 27   25   23   -4  1834   5133   47     10  
B&O 42   38   35   -7  2334   13185   48     5  
C&O 42   39   36   -6  2838   14443   60   8   3  
N&W 27   26   26   -1  4091   12939   50     12  
S&A 30   26   23   -7  1241   6198   72   1   1   10     13    
MC 22   18   15   -7  187   760   0     3   5     10    
GM&O 32   37   42   +10  3529   12154   76   10   10   3    
SM 25   22   20   -5  320   1074   61   1   1   8    
C&C 21   19   17   -4  173   1469   51     13   5     10    
C&NW 25   23   21   -4  71   1860   140   13   13   3     10     12    
CRIP 29   33   38   +9  163   1686   104   2   2   12    
CB&Q 81   52   23   -58  265   1715   85   13   13   5     10     12    
M&SP 97   148   40   +103  1270   24625   800   10   10   3     5     12    
V&T 22   24   26   +4  247   1887   113   5   5   10    
L&A 22   22   23   +1  137   1296   94   5   5  
CP 15   17   20   +5  264   770   0   12   12   5    
WP 54   102   50   +96  310   6870   375   3   3   5    
UP 26   35   44   +18  155   1133   67   12   12  
SL&A 0   0   17   +17  0   446   49     5  
KC&D 0   0   17   +17  0   297   33     10  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
WBSH 570   CASL 1850   FEC 1495   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   GW 700   NP 1405  
ATSF 915   SL 750   T&P 1120  

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