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

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 16

Headline News 1871 to 1872

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1871: Wild Bill Hickok made Marshal of Abilene. Shoots two men and one policeman.
1872: Buffalo Bill Cody makes first stage appearance in Chicago. Broadway next!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cheyenne bought SL for $4999, George R. Obberbaron bought CT for $15250, B bought TR for $1235.

PCs Merged: SV merges into CP, UP merges into CB&Q.

PCs Incorporated: SLSW, CASL.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&A bought Atlantic 4-4-2, R&D bought Prairie 2-6-2, N&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, COG bought Prairie 2-6-2, M&SP bought Prairie 2-6-2, M&LR bought Prairie 2-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: R&D bought coal burning engines, C&EI bought steel rails, SP bought Grand Station.

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

RoWs abandoned: KY7 was abandoned by O&M.

CRIP doubled IA8, CNS doubled CNS, MP doubled KCN, CP doubled CP, SL&A doubled IL11, SP doubled SP.

New RoWs acquired: MP got IA7, SL&A got MO6, V&T got AR8, C&NW got ND4, CB&Q got NE1, CRIP got NE3, SLSF got OK4, L&A got TX7, M&LR got TX11, GN got MT2, M&SP got MT6, WP got WY1, SP got AZ3, CP got UT1.

RR Mergers: O&M merges into NO&J, GN merges into CNS.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt, George R. Obberbaron.

Stock splits: MP splits 2 for 1, CP splits 2 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: B of R&D, Jim Hill of COG, Darkwing of CASL, Darkwing of GW.

New Private Companies Available: LP&W.

George R. Obberbaron dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $20000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Jim Hill, Stepp, Darkwing, Frederik Conrad, Cheyenne, Louis McLane

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Chesapeake 4-6-0
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 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 Jim Hill (9) Frederik Conrad (12) B (4) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6)
Rail Magnate Darkwing (1) Frederik Conrad (12) 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) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Jim Hill CNS COG .... ....
1 Darkwing GW CASL T&P ....
6 Stepp MP CP .... ....
4 B R&D M&SP TR ....
12 Frederik Conrad SP L&A .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP CB&Q .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
7 Cheyenne A&GW C&NW SL ....
8 George R. Obberbaron .... SLSF CT ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP KCS KC&D
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
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   11147   97   25164   9164   10   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2831   521300   286712   96   876945   361695   10   1   0   3  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   481868   284304   92   922374   489538   6   0   0   3  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   466473   242567   99   684776   194096   13   2   0   18  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2171   365821   212175   93   625534   340780   7   3   0   59  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   254805   137594   97   536285   208324   6   0   0   12  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   297207   154548   99   501533   7804   10   1   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2106   410955   226025   96   569121   238251   9   1   0   15  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   112034   58256   99   194007   129177   8   9   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   668118   440958   85   1039880   671343   5   9   0   432  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   25429   16020   91   45806   17206   5   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1025   121480   63170   99   275969   173469   4   7   4460   140  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 814   101229   52639   99   203966   117935   6   4   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 823   103134   53630   99   233302   140387   5   30   2580   1272  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   25109   17827   83   47522   29128   1   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1679   201272   104660   99   446323   280777   5   16   1300   3466  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1247   115991   63795   99   302188   185106   2   1   0   1498  
MP Missouri Pacific 1477   185706   102138   99   391595   235488   5   9   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 795   85248   44330   99   220205   134836   3   0   2889   385  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 993   118935   65414   99   256880   159222   4   16   2700   945  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 652   77895   42842   99   154809   94936   5   4   1250   1335  
CP Central Pacific 874   103406   53771   99   233248   145880   5   25   0   844  
WP Western Pacific 754   69523   36152   99   204993   127417   2   36   4356   1462  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 449   67466   35082   99   120045   71948   8   4   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   34510   24157   84   73449   40474   1   1   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 597   61689   36396   95   158830   99090   2   9   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   20764   14535   84   39927   24473   1   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 491   53064   29716   98   118135   65653   4   1   0   1004  
SP Southern Pacific 764   90853   48152   98   176455   112700   5   4   2390   2185  

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
O&M IL7 MON IN6 IL3 KY8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4 NP MN1 ND3
Unbuilt:: ND4 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8  (Double) IA9 NE2
Unbuilt:: NE3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 IA5 UP MO7
Unbuilt:: NE1 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5 WI7 C6 GN ND5 MT1
Unbuilt:: MT2 [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP SP&P ND1 ND2
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) ATSF KCN  (Double) KS2 KP CO2 CO9
Unbuilt:: IA7 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK1 TX12
Unbuilt:: TX11 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX2  (Double) TX3 M1
Unbuilt:: AR8 [Regions: MSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4 TX5 TX6
Unbuilt:: TX7 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT8 SV UT6
Unbuilt:: UT1 [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 UT7 UT5
Unbuilt:: WY1 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11  (Double) IA1 MO8
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: MW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 OK6
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4 CA3
Unbuilt:: AZ3 [Regions: P]

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 37   37   37   +0  115   550   0     3   1     4    
NYC 35   35   35   +0  4018   14145   17     6   4    
C&A 42   39   37   -5  2826   13433   32     11   7    
B&O 37   34   32   -5  4036   12431   62     12   4    
R&D 38   36   35   -3  3706   10741   114   4   4  
N&W 31   25   20   -11  2629   10356   58     3   8     9    
C&H 47   41   36   -11  3548   10632   101   2   2   4     12    
COG 39   41   43   +4  3040   12923   37   9   9   1     12    
A&GW 53   61   69   +16  1027   3645   0   7   7   1    
NO&J 68   74   82   +14  2334   18344   1     1   9    
C&EI 24   24   24   +0  337   890   30     1  
C&NW 28   32   37   +9  835   5028   97   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 52   48   45   -7  530   3739   331   3   3   4     6     9    
CB&Q 34   47   60   +26  926   3952   163   11   11  
CASL 0   0   16   +16  0   833   92   1   1  
CNS 42   42   74   +32  776   8048   347   9   9  
M&SP 37   44   51   +14  1052   6043   192   4   1  
MP 73   92   55   +37  1405   14548   222   6   6   9    
M&LR 32   30   29   -3  576   3866   109   10   10   4     6     12    
V&T 29   31   33   +4  1209   4857   108     4   12    
L&A 35   40   46   +11  842   3205   55   12   12   4     9    
CP 89   106   61   +33  802   8380   360   6   6   4     9    
WP 51   64   77   +26  972   3682   88   11   11  
SL&A 47   52   57   +10  477   2071   174   3   3   6    
MKT 15   17   20   +5  574   1507   123     12   4    
SLSF 23   27   32   +9  588   2858   127   8   8  
SLSW 0   0   16   +16  0   698   77     4  
GW 59   70   81   +22  287   2349   106   1   1   4     6     9    
SP 32   40   49   +17  1069   3695   125   12   12  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SP&D 750   LP&W 1000  

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