Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 12

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 12

Headline News 1863 to 1864

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1863: Congress passes Homestead Act giving free land to homesteaders.
1864: Otto von Bismark appointed minister president of Prussia by William I.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Darkwing bought M&SP for $46466, Louis McLane bought UP for $22155, George R. Obberbaron bought SLSF for $7500, Frederik Conrad bought SP for $11998, Jim Hill bought GN for $46418, Cheyenne bought NP for $26714, Stepp bought ATSF for $28567.

PCs Merged: MS merges into A&GW.

PCs Incorporated: GW, CNS, WP.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, GM&O bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: O&M bought Grand Station.

RoWs abandoned: KY8 was abandoned by PENN.

B&O doubled P&FW, R&D doubled IN5, COG doubled GA8, A&T doubled MS2.

New RoWs acquired: SL&A got IL11, GM&O got MS4, M&LR got AR4, CP got NV2.

RR Mergers: PENN merges into NO&J, A&T merges into B&O, GM&O merges into R&D, MON merges into O&M, IC merges into COG.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, Cheyenne, Louis McLane.

New railroad Presidents: Louis McLane of CB&Q, Jim Hill of CNS, Stepp of MP, B of V&T, Frederik Conrad of L&A, Louis McLane of WP, Darkwing of GW.

New Private Companies Available: SP&P, KCN.

Frederik Conrad earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the B&O from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Jim Hill earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the COG from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $9876. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: George R. Obberbaron, Stepp, B, Darkwing

Civil War continues: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Jim Hill (9) Darkwing (1) B (4) Louis McLane (11) Sun-E Storm (2)
Rail Mogul B (4) Darkwing (1) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Builder Frederik Conrad (12) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Magnate Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6) Louis McLane (11) Darkwing (1) Jim Hill (9)
Rail Prodigal B (4) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) George R. Obberbaron (8) Darkwing (1)
Rail Baron Jim Hill (9) B (4) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Jim Hill CNS COG .... GN
4 B V&T R&D .... ....
1 Darkwing NO&J GW M&SP ....
8 George R. Obberbaron O&M .... SLSF ....
11 Louis McLane WP CB&Q UP ....
6 Stepp MP CP ATSF ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad B&O L&A SP ....
7 Cheyenne A&GW C&NW NP ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
10 Henry Farham M&LR .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   17707   11332   93   21880   16402   5   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2773   462525   272888   95   772527   479670   6   6   0   63  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2583   422279   266034   91   804644   536141   3   3   0   92  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2332   378508   208177   99   560893   319171   8   10   0   390  
R&D Richmond & Danville 1868   259219   142569   99   478691   308434   5   9   0   959  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1988   206454   121808   95   439119   264594   2   0   0   237  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   268972   147935   99   509621   49113   8   1   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 1976   357629   196697   99   472723   327081   7   9   0   359  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 513   64327   36666   97   107248   80641   4   7   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 2482   364932   208011   97   614187   421898   5   4   500   579  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 626   86272   50899   95   143341   104529   4   12   0   381  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   22638   15167   90   39933   23354   2   3   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   18312   11537   94   29243   20557   4   3   1400   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   20340   13628   90   35483   22817   2   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   23291   14906   93   40525   24554   3   4   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   17991   12774   86   21923   15877   5   0   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   33454   22414   90   58877   34667   2   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   14837   8605   99   30486   18330   3   0   328   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   16083   10776   90   34762   21823   0   2   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   16576   11106   90   22248   13002   6   3   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 154   19511   11316   99   35192   24636   4   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   17838   12487   87   29753   21547   1   0   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   17021   10553   95   24487   16393   6   1   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   17618   11980   89   29405   21295   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 & Hartford (B&H ):   B&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11 GTW P&LE OH5 OH6 C&C
IN3 GT B&M C2 C3 NY1 PA8 IN7 IL4
Unbuilt:: MI2 [Regions: AOLCMN]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA2 MD1 MD2 ERIE NYNH NY2 C4 C5 MC
MN PA7 MI5 LS OH3 TP&W OH7 IN4
Unbuilt:: MI6 [Regions: AOLCN]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1 P&FW  (Double) M&C OH4 MRLE  (Double) IN1  (Double)
IN2 IN9 KY11 KY10 A&T N&C AL4 MS2  (Double)
Unbuilt:: IL6 [Regions: ADOLCG]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) VA5 KY1 VA7 IN5  (Double) IN8 WBSH  (Double)
IN10  (Double) KY12 TN13 TN14 GM&O MS3
Unbuilt:: IL1 [Regions: AOMG]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O NC2 W&W SC5 BRL VC TN2 TN4
TN6 TN9
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: AD]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 G&C GA1 W&M SCL S&A GA4 FL4 A&C
FEC FL5 TN5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) GA2  (Double) S&G  (Double) AL3 TN12 KY13
IL8 A&WP  (Double) AL6 AL7 MS1  (Double) IC  (Double) IL2
Unbuilt:: KY9 [Regions: ADCMG]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW OH2 MI1 MS
Unbuilt:: OH8 [Regions: OL]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J  (Double) SM MS6 TN8 TN7 PENN LV PA5 PA6 WV2
CNJ PA9 PA10 WV3 KY2 KY5 L&N KY3
Unbuilt:: AL2 [Regions: AOLMG]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M IL7 MON IN6
Unbuilt:: IL3 [Regions: OCM]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW
Unbuilt:: WI4 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: IA8 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR
Unbuilt:: AR4 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP
Unbuilt:: NV2 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A
Unbuilt:: IL11 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]

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 30   29   28   -2  137   550   0     3   4    
NYC 38   38   39   +1  3525   13872   0     6   4    
C&A 45   44   44   -1  2867   12915   0     11   7    
B&O 27   30   36   +9  2393   11668   0   12   12   4    
R&D 29   30   32   +3  2271   9340   0   4   4  
N&W 50   49   48   -2  1770   9847   97     3   8     9    
C&H 29   30   31   +2  3542   10418   315   2   2  
COG 35   35   35   +0  2877   12310   0   9   9  
A&GW 37   37   37   +0  339   2463   102   7   7   1    
NO&J 33   33   37   +4  1163   12415   0   1   1   9    
O&M 43   45   49   +6  395   3048   82   8   8   1    
C&EI 14   15   16   +2  316   851   69     1  
C&NW 27   40   54   +27  172   600   0   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 24   37   50   +26  213   750   0   3   3   4     6     9    
CB&Q 14   14   15   +1  319   878   72   11   11  
CNS 0   0   14   +14  0   383   42   9   9  
MP 14   17   21   +7  557   1309   106   6   6   9    
M&LR 26   26   26   +0  144   610   50   10   10  
V&T 14   15   16   +2  323   800   65   4   4  
L&A 14   17   20   +6  164   416   34   12   12   4    
CP 14   19   24   +10  322   770   0   6   6  
WP 0   0   14   +14  0   639   71   11   11  
SL&A 14   16   19   +5  179   495   0   3   3  
GW 0   0   14   +14  0   630   70   1   1  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FW&C 570   CASL 925   MKT 1630   SLSW 775   SP&P 1430   KC&D 330   KCN 1115  

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