Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 15

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: Darkwing bought CASL for $5555, B bought SLSW for $856, Jim Hill bought SV for $14345, Darkwing bought T&P for $6666.

PCs Merged: KP merges into MP, NP merges into C&NW.

PCs Incorporated: MKT.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Prairie 2-6-2, NYC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&A bought Mogul 2-6-0, B&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, N&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&H bought Prairie 2-6-2, COG bought Atlantic 4-4-2, A&GW bought Prairie 2-6-2, NO&J bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&EI bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&NW bought Prairie 2-6-2, CRIP bought Prairie 2-6-2, CB&Q bought Prairie 2-6-2, CNS bought Prairie 2-6-2, MP bought Prairie 2-6-2, V&T bought Prairie 2-6-2, L&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, CP bought Prairie 2-6-2, WP bought Prairie 2-6-2, SL&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, GW bought Prairie 2-6-2, SP bought Prairie 2-6-2, GN bought Prairie 2-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought coal burning engines, C&A bought steel rails, B&O bought coal burning engines, N&W bought steel rails, COG bought coal burning engines, O&M bought coal burning engines, C&NW bought Grand Station, CRIP bought Grand Station, CB&Q bought Grand Station, CB&Q bought coal burning engines, CNS bought Grand Station, M&LR bought Grand Station, V&T bought coal burning engines, WP bought Grand Station, SL&A bought Grand Station, GW bought coal burning engines.

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

CRIP doubled CRIP, MP doubled MP, V&T doubled TX2, L&A doubled L&A.

New RoWs acquired: O&M got KY7, CB&Q got MO7, SL&A got MO8, GW got LA6, M&SP got ND2, C&NW got ND3, CRIP got NE2, SLSF got OK6, L&A got TX6, M&LR got TX12, GN got MT1, MP got CO9, WP got UT5, CP got UT6, SP got CA3, CNS got C6, V&T got M1.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt.

New railroad Presidents: Darkwing of O&M.

New Private Companies Available: SP&D, CT, TR.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $13578. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Stepp, Darkwing, George R. Obberbaron, Frederik Conrad

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
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) Frederik Conrad (12)
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 O&M NO&J T&P CASL
9 Jim Hill CNS GN .... SV
4 B V&T M&SP .... SLSW
6 Stepp MP CP .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad SP L&A .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP CB&Q UP ....
8 George R. Obberbaron .... SLSF .... ....
7 Cheyenne A&GW C&NW .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP KCS KC&D
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   18518   10926   95   24214   10352   9   3   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2831   497018   278329   95   856562   408381   8   2   0   6  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   461411   276844   91   897168   515233   5   1   0   7  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   445979   231910   99   663202   242150   11   6   0   40  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2171   347616   194665   95   603650   374118   7   0   0   131  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   242401   135745   95   515298   230768   4   0   0   26  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   283907   150470   98   513166   7718   9   3   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2106   392301   219689   95   550925   286524   8   3   0   37  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   106589   55426   99   187708   126728   7   15   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 2793   448011   241925   97   759082   501806   7   9   0   1037  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 875   125023   75013   91   236888   159267   4   12   0   42  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   23645   15606   91   44216   18084   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 831   98707   51328   99   214741   137952   5   8   0   350  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 559   70560   36691   99   141384   80568   6   2   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 495   61157   31801   99   135563   82416   5   0   2230   597  
CNS Chicago North Shore 483   64867   33731   99   131812   86068   6   16   2650   1489  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 862   79959   47176   95   205736   128492   1   1   3080   250  
MP Missouri Pacific 1254   148010   81405   99   319870   193955   4   12   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 577   58549   35130   91   148948   93581   1   0   872   90  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 777   86984   49581   97   190632   120372   3   9   1944   418  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 542   63035   34669   99   125953   78122   4   4   1100   1867  
CP Central Pacific 513   48664   25305   99   131564   84838   2   4   2110   0  
WP Western Pacific 578   52627   27366   99   150406   95824   2   0   1760   1490  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 314   42546   22123   99   83924   50365   6   4   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   31162   22125   83   69224   46151   -1   0   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 342   36583   21584   95   84683   54747   2   9   0   0  
GW Great Western 278   31101   17728   97   66692   40759   3   9   2130   380  
SP Southern Pacific 513   58192   32005   99   116125   76550   4   9   2510   1861  
GN Great Northern 501   41332   22733   99   120808   77572   1   0   4300   227  

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 AL8
Unbuilt:: none [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 MS7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLMG]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M IL7 MON IN6 IL3 KY8
Unbuilt:: KY7 [Regions: OCM]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4 NP MN1
Unbuilt:: ND3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8 IA9
Unbuilt:: NE2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 IA5
Unbuilt:: MO7 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS WI5 WI7
Unbuilt:: C6 [Regions: CW]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP SP&P ND1
Unbuilt:: ND2 [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) ATSF KCN KS2 KP CO2
Unbuilt:: CO9 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK1
Unbuilt:: TX12 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX2  (Double) TX3
Unbuilt:: M1 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4 TX5
Unbuilt:: TX6 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP NV2 UT8
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT5 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11 IA1
Unbuilt:: MO8 [Regions: M]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5
Unbuilt:: OK6 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1
Unbuilt:: LA6 [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP CA4
Unbuilt:: CA3 [Regions: P]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5
Unbuilt:: MT1 [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 36   36   37   +1  120   550   0     3   1     4    
NYC 33   34   35   +2  4202   14140   22     6   4    
C&A 34   38   42   +8  3030   13423   42     11   7    
B&O 41   39   37   -4  4064   12431   62     12   4    
R&D 37   37   38   +1  3510   10704   151     4  
N&W 31   31   31   +0  1553   10337   77     8   3     9    
C&H 48   47   47   -1  2420   10599   134   2   2   4     12    
COG 43   41   39   -4  3584   12911   49     9   1    
A&GW 37   45   53   +16  1159   3537   108   7   7   1    
NO&J 60   64   68   +8  3510   13865   105   1   1   9    
O&M 53   65   77   +24  676   4251   124   1   1   8    
C&EI 21   22   24   +3  325   881   39     1  
C&NW 23   25   28   +5  424   3800   355   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 61   56   52   -9  279   2591   204   3   3   4     6     9    
CB&Q 25   29   34   +9  611   2338   137   11   11  
CNS 25   33   42   +17  403   2272   143   9   9  
M&SP 23   30   37   +14  942   4185   125   4   1  
MP 63   68   73   +10  2140   6149   121   6   6   9    
M&LR 35   33   32   -3  305   2663   222   10   10   4     6     12    
V&T 24   26   29   +5  678   3699   186   4   4   12    
L&A 33   34   35   +2  420   2597   113   12   12   4    
CP 56   72   89   +33  368   2473   92   6   6   4     9    
WP 36   43   51   +15  607   2673   217   11   11   4    
SL&A 48   47   47   -1  305   1463   107   3   3   6    
MKT 0   0   15   +15  0   1467   163     12  
SLSF 18   20   23   +5  403   1659   51   8   8  
GW 35   47   59   +24  512   1390   0     1   6     9    
SP 21   26   32   +11  151   2354   211   12   12  
GN 25   44   63   +38  444   2402   103   9   9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SP&D 750   SL 750   CT 845   TR 420  

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