Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought SP&D for $3579, Louis McLane bought LP&W for $5001.

PCs Merged: T&P merges into GW, KCS merges into SL&A, KC&D merges into SL&A.

PCs Incorporated: SL, CT, TR.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, NYC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, B&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, R&D bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, N&W bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&H bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, COG bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&EI bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CASL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, L&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MKT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought block signal system, NYC bought block signal system, C&A bought coal burning engines, B&O bought block signal system, R&D bought block signal system, C&H bought block signal system, COG bought block signal system, C&NW bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system, CASL bought block signal system, CNS bought block signal system, M&SP bought Grand Station, M&SP bought block signal system, MP bought block signal system, M&LR bought block signal system, L&A bought block signal system, CP bought block signal system, SL&A bought block signal system, SLSW bought block signal system, GW bought block signal system, SP bought block signal system.

RoWs built: ND4 by C&NW, NE3 by CRIP, NE1 by CB&Q, MT2 by CNS, MT6 by M&SP, IA7 by MP, TX11 by M&LR, AR8 by V&T, TX7 by L&A, UT1 by CP, WY1 by WP, OK4 by SLSF, AZ3 by SP.

COG doubled IL8, CRIP doubled IA9, CNS doubled WI5, M&SP doubled M&SP, MP doubled ATSF, L&A doubled LA4, SL&A doubled IA1, SP doubled CA4.

New RoWs acquired: COG got SC1, MP got IL14, R&D got AL5, CRIP got MN3, CASL got MO1, GW got AR6, SL&A got KS4, SLSF got OK5, L&A got TX8, M&LR got TX9, CNS got MT3, C&NW got MT4, M&SP got MT7, CB&Q got CO6, WP got CO7, SP got AZ2, CP got CA7.

Inadequate signal system slows N&W rail service: mail contracts worth $31230 cancelled.

New railroad Presidents: Cheyenne of SL, George R. Obberbaron of CT.

New Private Companies Available: LR&S, H&S, FW&D.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $33747. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Stepp, Darkwing, George R. Obberbaron, Frederik Conrad, Cheyenne, Louis McLane

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
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 Frederik Conrad (12) Jim Hill (9) B (4) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6)
Rail Magnate Darkwing (1) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6) Jim Hill (9) B (4)
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
1 Darkwing GW CASL .... ....
9 Jim Hill CNS COG SP&D ....
4 B R&D M&SP .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad SP L&A .... ....
6 Stepp MP CP .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP CB&Q LP&W ....
7 Cheyenne SL C&NW .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron CT SLSF .... ....
10 Henry Farham M&LR .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP .... ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   18818   10350   99   26165   4930   11   8   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2831   498121   264005   98   894780   291835   10   3   0   1  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   459661   257410   95   946880   457645   7   1   0   2  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   445376   236049   98   705751   108995   12   9   0   9  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2171   348094   181010   99   658967   355109   8   8   1330   32  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   243047   126384   99   556689   184847   6   0   0   5  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   282329   149634   98   457691   5789   9   7   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2106   401223   212650   98   592708   248360   9   9   0   7  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   106510   59645   95   201661   132458   5   6   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   641633   423480   85   1080962   678190   4   0   0   216  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   23896   13621   97   47480   15699   6   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1471   151569   78817   99   391219   248084   3   5   2350   2300  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1297   152736   85532   95   308318   164937   5   5   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1081   119504   66922   95   306170   186224   2   0   788   1926  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   23715   14229   94   52961   31459   3   9   169   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1809   210960   111810   98   489470   306745   4   16   1120   2383  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1494   153601   79873   99   361616   222648   3   4   1200   674  
MP Missouri Pacific 1685   201236   110680   99   456183   275594   2   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1116   108122   60548   95   301273   187558   1   28   546   1473  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   139296   82185   95   319125   197504   2   0   0   1823  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 777   90087   49548   99   186282   114833   4   4   5190   1163  
CP Central Pacific 1278   135095   71600   98   338635   214391   1   9   0   464  
WP Western Pacific 1238   102686   57504   95   329779   208096   0   0   1440   3200  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 613   91860   51442   95   164543   81979   7   7   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   32942   23059   84   76644   37367   0   0   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 762   81952   51630   91   210672   131663   0   7   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   20771   13501   89   41554   21876   3   6   0   0  
GW Great Western 715   79458   43702   99   172695   100598   4   16   1850   552  
SP Southern Pacific 1003   124468   64723   99   231427   147821   6   1   1210   2287  
SL Soo Line 150   15498   11004   83   32759   21841   0   0   0   0  
CT Central Texas 169   17236   11376   88   36269   24181   1   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   12091   8464   84   20279   13521   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 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:: AL5 [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  (Double) A&WP  (Double) AL6 AL7 MS1  (Double) IC  (Double)
IL2 KY9
Unbuilt:: SC1 [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 ND4
Unbuilt:: MT4 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8  (Double) IA9  (Double) NE2 NE3
Unbuilt:: MN3 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 IA5 UP MO7 NE1
Unbuilt:: CO6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL
Unbuilt:: MO1 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) WI7 C6 GN ND5 MT1 MT2
Unbuilt:: MT3 [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P ND1 ND2 MT6
Unbuilt:: MT7 [Regions: WT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) ATSF  (Double) KCN  (Double) KS2 KP CO2 CO9 IA7
Unbuilt:: IL14 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK1 TX12 TX11
Unbuilt:: TX9 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX2  (Double) TX3 M1 AR8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4  (Double) TX5 TX6 TX7
Unbuilt:: TX8 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT8 SV UT6 UT1
Unbuilt:: CA7 [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 UT7 UT5 WY1
Unbuilt:: CO7 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS KC&D
Unbuilt:: KS4 [Regions: MW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 OK6 OK4
Unbuilt:: OK5 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6 T&P
Unbuilt:: AR6 [Regions: GS]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: TP]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
Central Texas (CT ):   CT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]

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   38   39   +2  125   550   0     3   1     4    
NYC 35   42   50   +15  4074   14149   13     6   4     9    
C&A 37   45   53   +16  2988   13441   24     11   4     7    
B&O 32   38   45   +13  3922   12446   47     12   4     9    
R&D 35   38   41   +6  3292   10855   0   4   4  
N&W 20   22   24   +4  2046   10370   44     3   8     9    
C&H 36   41   47   +11  2577   10657   76   2   2   1     4     12    
COG 43   50   58   +15  3142   12960   0   9   9   1     12    
A&GW 69   77   86   +17  982   3645   0     7   1    
NO&J 82   88   95   +13  2076   18344   1     1   9    
C&EI 24   28   33   +9  364   897   23     1   4    
C&NW 37   41   46   +9  876   7132   223   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 45   43   41   -4  1019   5944   541   3   3   4     6     9    
CB&Q 60   55   50   -10  1179   5276   129   11   11  
CASL 16   18   21   +5  302   925   0   1   1  
CNS 74   70   66   -8  2240   8980   65   9   9  
M&SP 51   61   71   +20  1531   7347   123   4   1  
MP 55   44   34   -21  7714   15706   104   6   6  
M&LR 29   45   62   +33  1094   5420   160   10   10   4     6     12    
V&T 33   35   37   +4  1551   6072   243     4   12    
L&A 46   44   43   -3  879   3823   62   12   12   4     9    
CP 61   53   45   -16  3369   10558   202   6   6   4    
WP 77   64   51   -26  1109   5948   242   11   11  
SL&A 57   54   52   -5  707   2809   256   3   3   6    
MKT 20   21   22   +2  469   1537   93     12   4    
SLSF 32   39   47   +15  1062   3601   209   8   8  
SLSW 16   17   18   +2  256   717   58     4  
GW 81   69   58   -23  693   3463   112   1   1   4     6     9    
SP 49   61   73   +24  1308   4896   119   12   12   4     9    
SL 0   0   15   +15  0   675   75   7   7  
CT 0   0   15   +15  0   761   84   8   8  
TR 0   0   15   +15  0   378   42     4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
LR&S 1050   H&S 1160   FW&D 975  

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