Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - 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: Frederik Conrad bought MKT for $1635, Jim Hill bought KP for $10567, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought KCS for $4570.

PCs Merged: SP&P merges into M&SP, FW&C merges into A&GW, KCN merges into MP.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Atlantic 4-4-2, NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&A bought 04/04/2000, B&O bought Atlantic 4-4-2, R&D bought Atlantic 4-4-2, N&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Atlantic 4-4-2, A&GW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, NO&J bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&EI bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&NW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CRIP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CB&Q bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CNS bought Atlantic 4-4-2, M&SP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, L&A bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, WP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SL&A bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SLSF bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GN bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought coal burning engines, NYC bought steel rails, C&H bought coal burning engines, A&GW bought coal burning engines, NO&J bought coal burning engines, C&NW bought coal burning engines, CRIP bought coal burning engines, CB&Q bought steel rails, CNS bought coal burning engines, M&SP bought coal burning engines, MP bought coal burning engines, M&LR bought coal burning engines, L&A bought coal burning engines, CP bought steel rails, CP bought coal burning engines, WP bought coal burning engines, SL&A bought coal burning engines, SLSF bought coal burning engines, SP bought coal burning engines, GN bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: MI2 by NYC, MI6 by C&A, IL6 by B&O, IL1 by R&D, TN10 by N&W, KY9 by COG, OH8 by A&GW, AL2 by NO&J, IL3 by O&M, WI4 by C&NW, IA8 by CRIP, IA4 by CB&Q, WI5 by CNS, KS2 by MP, AR4 by M&LR, TX2 by V&T, LA4 by L&A, NV2 by CP, NV1 by WP, IL11 by SL&A, LA1 by GW.

New RoWs acquired: O&M got KY8, R&D got AL8, NO&J got MS7, CNS got WI7, C&NW got MN1, SL&A got IA1, CB&Q got IA5, CRIP got IA9, SLSF got MO5, M&SP got ND1, GN got ND5, M&LR got OK1, V&T got TX3, L&A got TX5, MP got CO2, WP got UT7, CP got UT8, SP got CA4.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Cheyenne.

New railroad Presidents: B of M&SP, Darkwing of GW.

New Private Companies Available: SV, SL, T&P.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $12002. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Hill, Darkwing, Frederik Conrad, Stepp, Louis McLane

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

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) B (4) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6)
Rail Magnate Frederik Conrad (12) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Louis McLane (11) 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) Darkwing (1) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
1 Darkwing GW NO&J .... ....
9 Jim Hill CNS GN KP ....
4 B V&T M&SP .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad SP L&A MKT ....
6 Stepp MP CP .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP CB&Q UP ....
8 George R. Obberbaron O&M SLSF .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP KCS KC&D
7 Cheyenne A&GW C&NW NP ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
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   19557   11343   96   23521   13343   9   2   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2831   520428   291441   95   834763   457642   9   2   0   11  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   481376   303269   91   872662   539001   5   0   0   16  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   469183   243975   99   642227   339558   12   0   0   88  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2053   348519   181231   99   566147   355410   9   12   0   239  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   256602   151397   95   493437   245213   4   0   0   58  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   296012   153926   99   514974   8404   10   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2106   412188   230824   95   533235   352136   8   0   0   73  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   111726   58097   99   181074   123885   8   6   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 2582   437963   227741   99   686760   457893   9   9   1477   409  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 735   109619   61388   95   188964   129766   6   9   0   77  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   25034   16522   91   42799   20322   4   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   52646   28955   99   109876   69514   5   2   0   700  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 351   42471   23359   99   87230   51309   5   3   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360   43929   24161   99   95424   56855   4   0   405   680  
CNS Chicago North Shore 197   36646   20155   99   60000   38520   9   9   2860   448  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 612   63834   36385   97   149429   92381   3   9   500   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 1012   112875   62081   99   255900   153685   4   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   30260   17854   95   76150   45936   2   0   0   164  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 405   45877   27067   95   95167   57942   3   1   0   928  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 315   40904   22498   99   77534   46366   6   1   2270   1125  
CP Central Pacific 328   35873   19371   97   84211   54143   3   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 393   40903   22496   99   101225   64345   3   0   1850   1130  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 184   30871   16979   99   49424   29732   9   5   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239   27513   17883   89   54840   35845   2   5   0   0  
GW Great Western 278   33077   18192   99   64746   39925   5   0   0   690  
SP Southern Pacific 90   20544   11299   99   28136   18039   12   1   3384   0  
GN Great Northern 295   25382   13960   99   68980   43510   1   1   412   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 MI2
Unbuilt:: none [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 MI6
Unbuilt:: none [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) IL6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) VA5 KY1 VA7 IN5  (Double) IN8 WBSH  (Double)
IN10  (Double) KY12 TN13 TN14 GM&O  (Double) MS3 IL1
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: AOCMG]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O NC2 W&W SC5 BRL VC TN2 TN4
TN6 TN9 TN10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADM]
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
KY9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADCMG]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW OH2 MI1 MS FW&C OH8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OLC]
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 AL2
Unbuilt:: MS7 [Regions: ADOLMG]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M IL7 MON IN6 IL3
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: OCM]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: MN1 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA8
Unbuilt:: IA9 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt:: IA5 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS WI5
Unbuilt:: WI7 [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP SP&P
Unbuilt:: ND1 [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP ATSF KCN KS2
Unbuilt:: CO2 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: OK1 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX2
Unbuilt:: TX3 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A LA4
Unbuilt:: TX5 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP NV2
Unbuilt:: UT8 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1
Unbuilt:: UT7 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11
Unbuilt:: IA1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF
Unbuilt:: MO5 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP
Unbuilt:: CA4 [Regions: P]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN
Unbuilt:: ND5 [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 39   37   36   -3  123   550   0     3   1     4    
NYC 35   34   33   -2  3825   14133   29     6   4    
C&A 39   36   34   -5  2741   13410   55     11   7    
B&O 42   41   41   -1  2931   12411   82     12   4    
R&D 35   36   37   +2  3012   10173   92     4  
N&W 34   32   31   -3  1547   10312   102     8   3     9    
C&H 36   42   48   +12  3590   10555   178   2   2   4     12    
COG 38   40   43   +5  3273   12895   65     9   1    
A&GW 38   37   37   -1  679   3537   108   7   7   1    
NO&J 41   50   60   +19  2783   12865   50   1   1   9    
O&M 50   51   53   +3  1174   3621   54   8   1  
C&EI 20   20   21   +1  330   868   52     1  
C&NW 47   35   23   -24  250   1860   140   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 58   59   61   +3  144   1655   100   3   3   4     6     9    
CB&Q 19   22   25   +6  313   1715   85   11   11  
CNS 20   22   25   +5  114   929   56   9   9  
M&SP 15   19   23   +8  622   2917   143   4   1  
MP 37   50   63   +26  570   4788   272   6   6   9    
M&LR 60   47   35   -25  140   1398   82   10   10   4     6     12    
V&T 23   23   24   +1  268   1909   116   4   4   12    
L&A 32   32   33   +1  94   1463   112   12   12   4    
CP 46   51   56   +10  204   1553   87   6   6   4     9    
WP 23   29   36   +13  208   1840   125   11   11  
SL&A 31   39   48   +17  127   878   42   3   3   6    
SLSF 15   16   18   +3  405   1076   119   8   8  
GW 21   28   35   +14  236   1321   69   1   1  
SP 15   18   21   +6  164   450   0   12   12  
GN 15   20   25   +10  606   1475   0   9   9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CASL 925   SLSW 775   SV 750   SL 750   T&P 1120  

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