Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 19

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought SA&H for $17374.

PCs Merged: FW&D merges into SLSF, LP&W merges into CB&Q.

PCs Incorporated: LR&S.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Pacific 4-6-2, NYC bought Pacific 4-6-2, C&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0, B&O bought Pacific 4-6-2, N&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&H bought Pacific 4-6-2, COG bought Pacific 4-6-2, NO&J bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&EI bought Pacific 4-6-2, C&NW bought Pacific 4-6-2, CRIP bought Pacific 4-6-2, CASL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CNS bought Pacific 4-6-2, M&SP bought Pacific 4-6-2, M&LR bought Pacific 4-6-2, V&T bought Consolidation 2-8-0, L&A bought Pacific 4-6-2, CP bought Pacific 4-6-2, WP bought Pacific 4-6-2, SL&A bought Pacific 4-6-2, SLSW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GW bought Pacific 4-6-2, SP bought Pacific 4-6-2, SL bought Pacific 4-6-2, TR bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought automatic couplers, NYC bought automatic couplers, B&O bought automatic couplers, C&H bought automatic couplers, COG bought automatic couplers, NO&J bought block signal system, C&NW bought automatic couplers, CRIP bought automatic couplers, CASL bought automatic couplers, CNS bought automatic couplers, M&LR bought automatic couplers, L&A bought automatic couplers, CP bought automatic couplers, WP bought automatic couplers, SL&A bought automatic couplers, GW bought automatic couplers, SP bought automatic couplers, SL bought automatic couplers.

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

NYC doubled B&A, B&O doubled IL6, COG doubled SC1, CNS doubled SP&D, M&SP doubled MT7, CP doubled CA7.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got ME1, B&O got PA1, COG got AL1, SL got WI9, SL&A got IA3, CASL got MO2, MKT got KS1, CT got TX1, C&NW got MT10, CRIP got CO8, SLSF got NM2, M&LR got NM8, CNS got WA1, M&SP got WA2, SP got M4.

RR Mergers: CB&Q merges into WP.

Inadequate signal system slows N&W rail service: mail contracts worth $16656 cancelled.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost V&T $12630.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost SLSF $7635.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost SLSW $1395.

New railroad Presidents: Darkwing of NO&J, Frederik Conrad of L&A, B of LR&S.

New Private Companies Available: C&S, CW, A&P.

B earns the Millionaire Award.

Jim Hill earns the Millionaire Award.

Stepp has a Transcontinental system.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $40100. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Jim Hill, Darkwing, Cheyenne, Henry Farham, Louis McLane, Frederik Conrad

Pullman's sleeping car design favored by for long distance travel, improves revenues.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Great.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers

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) Frederik Conrad (12)
Rail Mogul B (4) Jim Hill (9) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12)
Rail Builder Stepp (6) Jim Hill (9) Frederik Conrad (12) B (4) Darkwing (1)
Rail Magnate Stepp (6) Jim Hill (9) Frederik Conrad (12) Darkwing (1) 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 SA&H ....
4 B LR&S M&SP .... H&S
12 Frederik Conrad SP L&A .... ....
1 Darkwing NO&J CASL .... ....
6 Stepp NYC CP .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP .... .... ....
7 Cheyenne SL C&NW .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron CT SLSF .... ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
10 Henry Farham M&LR .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   18818   10538   98   27573   781   11   5   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2831   517169   268928   99   943020   237268   11   9   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   460709   257997   95   994707   375352   7   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   463507   241025   99   741208   76648   13   22   0   2  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2424   410484   246291   91   761341   410798   6   0   0   300  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   243471   136345   95   595165   155325   5   0   0   1  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   286748   151977   98   431217   5789   10   2   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2403   463515   241026   99   714310   317496   10   9   0   2  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   106450   68128   87   214069   131956   3   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   644278   425225   85   1153881   602042   4   1   0   39  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   24147   14005   96   50479   9300   6   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1825   188764   100045   98   510007   316955   2   4   0   1279  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1436   174895   94443   97   367308   136846   6   4   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 489   61293   36776   94   140420   85920   2   4   394   38  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2307   298624   155283   99   652485   400973   5   9   618   630  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1852   198060   110913   95   460239   281205   3   4   3090   1493  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1217   132688   71652   97   354925   215909   2   1   0   404  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   138694   81830   95   339762   162010   3   0   0   401  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1387   144999   81200   98   336341   104148   4   1   0   1725  
CP Central Pacific 3203   493174   281109   94   927932   560469   3   4   0   115  
WP Western Pacific 2994   375358   195185   99   914136   534118   4   20   0   1994  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1096   133643   74839   95   286244   126313   5   4   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   32275   20333   91   87467   40717   1   1   1560   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1527   154641   109795   83   426363   263577   -2   7   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   20031   12620   91   44185   21109   3   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 1038   122948   67622   99   270092   159896   4   18   0   541  
SP Southern Pacific 1437   169324   89742   98   339163   214205   5   25   310   2491  
SL Soo Line 400   42462   28025   88   97324   64226   0   8   0   0  
CT Central Texas 293   32276   19043   95   73399   42696   2   5   0   620  
TR Texas Road 84   12262   7970   89   21829   10826   4   0   0   0  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 210   19430   13018   87   43484   28991   0   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  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11 GTW P&LE OH5 OH6
C&C IN3 GT B&M C2 C3 NY1 PA8 IN7 IL4
MI2
Unbuilt:: ME1 [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  (Double)
Unbuilt:: PA1 [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 IL5
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) KY14
Unbuilt:: AL1 [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 MT5
Unbuilt:: MT10 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8  (Double) IA9  (Double) NE2 NE3 MN3
Unbuilt:: CO8 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL MO1 MO9
Unbuilt:: MO2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) WI7 C6  (Double) GN ND5 MT1 MT2
SP&D  (Double) MT3 ID3
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: CWTN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 MT6 MT7  (Double) ID5
Unbuilt:: WA2 [Regions: WT]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9 M3
Unbuilt:: NM8 [Regions: MSX]
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 TX10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT8 SV UT6 UT1 CA7  (Double) 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 UT2 CB&Q IA4 IA5 UP
MO7 NE1 CO6 LP&W MO6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWTP]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS KC&D KS4
Unbuilt:: IA3 [Regions: MW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: KS1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 OK6 OK4 OK5 FW&D NM1
Unbuilt:: NM2 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6 T&P AR6 AR5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MGS]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3 AZ2 AZ1
Unbuilt:: M4 [Regions: TP]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: WI9 [Regions: WN]
Central Texas (CT ):   CT TX4
Unbuilt:: TX1 [Regions: S]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Little Rock & Shreveport (LR&S):   LR&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]

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 57   56   55   -2  87   550   0     3   1     4     9    
NYC 46   54   62   +16  3204   14162   0   6   6   4     9    
C&A 44   44   45   +1  1888   13451   14     11   4     7    
B&O 44   48   52   +8  2594   12493   0     12   4     9    
R&D 59   59   59   +0  2867   11994   126     4   9    
N&W 36   37   38   +2  1508   10389   25     3   4     8     9    
C&H 67   63   60   -7  1516   10676   57   2   2   1     4     9     12    
COG 53   66   80   +27  2780   14368   77   9   9   1     4     12    
A&GW 64   56   49   -15  1334   3645   0     7  
NO&J 52   50   49   -3  1580   18344   1   1   1   9    
C&EI 31   40   50   +19  342   906   14     1   4    
C&NW 43   53   63   +20  1807   9066   59   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 39   40   42   +3  1503   7124   56   3   3   4     6     9    
CASL 29   37   46   +17  662   2378   67   1   1   9    
CNS 53   53   53   +0  3577   11501   34   9   9  
M&SP 94   93   93   -1  2008   9141   119   4   1   12    
M&LR 40   49   58   +18  1351   6080   5   10   10   4     6     9     12    
V&T 32   38   44   +12  2325   6177   138     4   9     12    
L&A 51   58   66   +15  1735   6695   240   12   12   1     4     9    
CP 34   32   30   -4  9280   27770   0   6   6  
WP 43   51   66   +23  2353   14802   168   11   11  
SL&A 66   68   70   +4  1571   4983   497   3   1   6    
MKT 29   39   50   +21  497   1630   0     4   12    
SLSF 55   56   57   +2  1443   7254   381   8   8   4    
SLSW 21   27   33   +12  344   731   44     4  
GW 53   64   76   +23  981   5121   69     1   4     6     9    
SP 58   59   61   +3  1212   7029   156   12   12   4     9    
SL 27   38   49   +22  205   1875   125   7   7  
CT 24   36   49   +25  270   1403   62   8   8  
TR 17   22   28   +11  172   388   32     4  
LR&S 0   0   15   +15  0   945   105   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
C&S 580   CW 835   A&P 580  

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