Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 18

Headline News 1875 to 1876

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1875: Gold discovered in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory!
1876: Gen. Custer massacred by Sioux Indians on banks of Little Big Horn River.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: B bought LR&S for $12522, B bought H&S for $12521, George R. Obberbaron bought FW&D for $15589.

PCs Merged: SP&D merges into CNS.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Consolidation 2-8-0, NYC bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, B&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&H bought Consolidation 2-8-0, COG bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&EI bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&NW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CRIP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CB&Q bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CNS bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&LR bought Consolidation 2-8-0, V&T bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, L&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, WP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SL&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, TR bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: CB&Q bought block signal system, V&T bought block signal system, WP bought block signal system.

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

CNS doubled C6, M&SP doubled SP&P.

New RoWs acquired: R&D got IL5, COG got KY14, SL got WI8, CB&Q got MO6, CASL got MO9, GW got AR5, CT got TX4, L&A got TX10, C&NW got MT5, SLSF got NM1, SP got AZ1, WP got UT2, CNS got ID3, M&SP got ID5, CP got CA9, M&LR got M3.

RR Mergers: MP merges into CP.

Inadequate signal system slows C&A rail service: mail contracts worth $29623 cancelled.

Lack of modern signal system causes major head-on collison: claims against N&W exceed $27066.

Inadequate signal system slows A&GW rail service: mail contracts worth $10206 cancelled.

Lack of modern signal system causes major head-on collison: claims against MKT exceed $3260.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, Stepp, George R. Obberbaron.

New railroad Presidents: Stepp of NYC, Frederik Conrad of B&O, B of MKT.

New Private Companies Available: SA&H.

Stepp earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the CP from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $35500. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Jim Hill, Frederik Conrad, Darkwing, George R. Obberbaron, Cheyenne, Louis McLane

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

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) Jim Hill (9) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12)
Rail Builder Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12) Jim Hill (9) B (4) Darkwing (1)
Rail Magnate Darkwing (1) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12) B (4)
Rail Prodigal B (4) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) George R. Obberbaron (8) Darkwing (1)
Rail Baron Jim Hill (9) B (4) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1) 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 .... ....
4 B MKT M&SP LR&S H&S
1 Darkwing GW CASL .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad SP B&O .... ....
6 Stepp NYC CP .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP CB&Q LP&W ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
7 Cheyenne SL C&NW .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron CT SLSF FW&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   19242   10583   99   26957   4187   12   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2831   521937   271409   99   919240   227076   12   1   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   481691   269746   95   972086   428430   8   0   0   1  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   466378   242518   99   723729   69157   13   1   0   4  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2304   405180   226900   95   713571   385075   8   11   0   545  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   256849   143835   95   577676   169812   5   0   0   3  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   295972   153904   99   447452   8404   10   3   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2248   447347   237094   98   655258   282622   10   9   0   3  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   112407   67444   91   207435   134177   5   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   670417   442475   85   1117935   640059   5   0   0   86  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   25560   15080   95   48805   11284   7   2   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1706   183074   95199   99   466857   291598   3   5   0   2325  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1436   179823   102499   94   351225   129953   6   2   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1278   157741   86757   96   376723   225981   4   10   686   1086  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 354   41183   24298   95   102453   61197   2   4   0   85  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2239   274397   142686   99   618366   381957   5   9   0   1401  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1614   180123   93664   99   400582   244122   4   9   2380   937  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1207   122118   63501   99   341602   209037   2   0   0   808  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   145850   86052   95   330037   178582   3   3   0   729  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1296   139065   76485   99   306668   187367   4   5   910   2541  
CP Central Pacific 3203   498059   283895   94   901027   548938   3   4   0   209  
WP Western Pacific 1382   117856   62464   98   379938   234847   1   10   360   1856  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1096   137835   78566   94   273969   121052   6   7   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   33345   22008   88   80165   37587   1   0   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1079   116899   78322   87   307012   188253   0   7   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   21096   13712   89   42558   21774   3   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 900   101045   55575   99   228186   133457   4   16   0   1081  
SP Southern Pacific 1124   142232   73961   99   267726   168452   6   7   3130   1399  
SL Soo Line 150   16986   11720   85   34055   22345   1   5   0   0  
CT Central Texas 169   17814   10688   94   38703   20127   3   3   1240   0  
TR Texas Road 84   12846   8864   85   21065   11771   3   3   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
AL5
Unbuilt:: IL5 [Regions: ADOCMG]
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 SC1
Unbuilt:: KY14 [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 MT4
Unbuilt:: MT5 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8  (Double) IA9  (Double) NE2 NE3 MN3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 IA5 UP MO7 NE1 CO6
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL MO1
Unbuilt:: MO9 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) WI7 C6  (Double) GN ND5 MT1 MT2
SP&D MT3
Unbuilt:: ID3 [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 MT6 MT7
Unbuilt:: ID5 [Regions: WT]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9
Unbuilt:: M3 [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 TX8
Unbuilt:: TX10 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT8 SV UT6 UT1 CA7 MP  (Double) ATSF  (Double)
KCN  (Double) KS2 KP CO2 CO9 IA7 IL14
Unbuilt:: CA9 [Regions: CMWTP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 UT7 UT5 WY1 CO7
Unbuilt:: UT2 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS KC&D KS4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 OK6 OK4 OK5
Unbuilt:: NM1 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6 T&P AR6
Unbuilt:: AR5 [Regions: GS]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3 AZ2
Unbuilt:: AZ1 [Regions: TP]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: WI8 [Regions: N]
Central Texas (CT ):   CT
Unbuilt:: TX4 [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 39   48   57   +18  135   550   0     3   1     4     9    
NYC 50   48   46   -4  5518   14152   10   6   6   4     9    
C&A 53   48   44   -9  1844   13447   18     11   4     7    
B&O 45   44   44   -1  2597   12446   47   12   12   4     9    
R&D 41   50   59   +18  3942   11454   66     4   9    
N&W 24   30   36   +12  2480   10381   33     3   4     8     9    
C&H 47   57   67   +20  2395   10657   76   2   2   1     4     9     12    
COG 58   55   53   -5  2312   13599   71   9   9   1     12    
A&GW 86   75   64   -22  905   3645   0     7   1    
NO&J 95   73   52   -43  3572   18344   1     1   9    
C&EI 33   32   31   -2  270   902   18     1   4    
C&NW 46   44   43   -3  1471   8413   117   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 41   40   39   -2  1340   6570   610   3   3   4     6     9    
CB&Q 50   50   50   +0  1628   6292   98   11   11  
CASL 21   25   29   +8  356   1686   84   1   1  
CNS 66   59   53   -13  2750   10980   215   9   9  
M&SP 71   82   94   +23  1444   8010   60   4   1   12    
M&LR 62   51   40   -22  1091   5862   173   10   10   4     6     12    
V&T 37   34   32   -5  1800   6132   183     4   12    
L&A 43   47   51   +8  1517   6221   259     12   4     9    
CP 45   40   34   -11  2661   27650   120   6   6  
WP 51   47   43   -8  2541   6838   72   11   11  
SL&A 52   59   66   +14  897   4983   497   3   3   6    
MKT 22   25   29   +7  504   1560   70   4   4   12    
SLSF 47   51   55   +8  976   5237   158   8   8   4    
SLSW 18   19   21   +3  253   717   58     4  
GW 58   55   53   -5  620   4408   92   1   1   4     6     9    
SP 73   65   58   -15  1108   5560   60   12   12   4     9    
SL 15   21   27   +12  317   750   0   7   7  
CT 15   19   24   +9  334   845   0   8   8  
TR 15   16   17   +2  144   388   32     4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SA&H 1095  

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