Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 20

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 20

Headline News 1879 to 1880

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1879: Wyatt Earp arrives in Tombstone, Arizona.
1880: Missouri Governor offers $10,000 reward for capture of Jesse James.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought C&S for $13756, Stepp bought CW for $5678, Henry Farham bought A&P for $9316.

PCs Merged: H&S merges into LR&S.

PCs Incorporated: SA&H.

New Engines Acquired: C&A bought Pacific 4-6-2, R&D bought Consolidation 2-8-0, N&W bought Pacific 4-6-2, NO&J bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CASL bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought Pullman sleepers, NYC bought Pullman sleepers, R&D bought automatic couplers, C&H bought Pullman sleepers, COG bought Pullman sleepers, C&EI bought coal burning engines, C&NW bought Pullman sleepers, CRIP bought Pullman sleepers, CASL bought Pullman sleepers, CNS bought Pullman sleepers, M&SP bought automatic couplers, M&SP bought Pullman sleepers, M&LR bought Pullman sleepers, L&A bought Pullman sleepers, CP bought Pullman sleepers, SL&A bought Pullman sleepers, SLSF bought Grand Station, SLSF bought block signal system, SLSF bought automatic couplers, SP bought Pullman sleepers, SL bought Pullman sleepers, TR bought automatic couplers, LR&S bought Pullman sleepers.

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

M&SP doubled ID5, M&LR doubled M&LR.

New RoWs acquired: COG got SC3, M&SP got WI1, CASL got IA2, WP got MO3, LR&S got AR3, CT got LA2, L&A got TX16, SLSF got CO3, M&LR got NM7, C&NW got ID4, CNS got WA6.

RR Mergers: L&A merges into SP, SL merges into C&NW, CT merges into SLSF.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Jim Hill.

New railroad Presidents: Louis McLane of C&A, Frederik Conrad of B&O, Darkwing of M&SP, B of TR.

New Private Companies Available: DRGW, DP, M&W.

Stepp has a Transcontinental system.

Jim Hill has a Transcontinental system.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $200013. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, B, Frederik Conrad, Darkwing, George R. Obberbaron, Cheyenne, Louis McLane

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

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
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) B (4) Darkwing (1) Frederik Conrad (12) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Mogul B (4) Jim Hill (9) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12)
Rail Builder Jim Hill (9) B (4) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1)
Rail Magnate Stepp (6) Jim Hill (9) Darkwing (1) Frederik Conrad (12) Louis McLane (11)
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
4 B LR&S TR .... ....
9 Jim Hill CNS COG .... C&S
12 Frederik Conrad SP B&O .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP C&A .... ....
6 Stepp NYC CP .... CW
1 Darkwing NO&J M&SP .... ....
7 Cheyenne C&NW .... .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
10 Henry Farham M&LR .... A&P ....
8 George R. Obberbaron SLSF .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SL&A CRIP .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
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   20363   11607   97   27198   372   12   4   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2967   589067   306314   99   1010446   269889   13   11   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   502799   271512   97   1014635   320357   10   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2592   531873   276574   99   792325   96370   15   0   0   1  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2424   456637   273984   91   784660   377573   8   3   0   120  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   268095   152813   94   613653   140092   6   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   312991   162755   99   411442   6132   11   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2500   529845   275519   99   766027   342834   11   9   654   1  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   116692   75850   86   221621   126400   4   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   701260   462830   85   1208167   621116   5   1   0   16  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   25897   14761   97   51977   6032   8   2   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2559   310308   167566   97   732850   446762   4   7   0   512  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1542   206061   107151   99   409236   109065   8   2   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 686   97964   53880   99   211352   124293   6   4   0   194  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2616   407305   215871   98   764548   460405   8   9   0   437  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2161   275034   143018   99   565067   334963   6   4   0   2062  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1441   175999   91519   99   434444   257978   4   1   1276   141  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   153796   90740   95   349108   158129   4   0   0   140  
CP Central Pacific 3203   537485   306366   94   965856   573793   4   4   0   52  
WP Western Pacific 2994   409390   212883   99   958447   549687   5   5   0   897  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1238   162894   84704   99   331553   105432   8   9   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 482   49759   31348   91   129962   63746   2   0   0   702  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 2121   261530   167379   87   672338   367027   1   7   0   217  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   22402   13665   93   45791   20956   5   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 1038   135037   75622   98   278541   160560   5   0   0   216  
SP Southern Pacific 2855   403671   209910   99   709221   332024   8   20   1360   2037  
TR Texas Road 84   13807   8698   91   22761   10052   7   0   0   0  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 442   47438   26091   99   116284   67594   3   4   1710   0  
SA&H San Antonio & Houston 219   25814   17554   86   58559   32941   1   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 ME1
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  (Double)
PA1
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 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 AL1
Unbuilt:: SC3 [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 MT10 SL WI8
WI9
Unbuilt:: ID4 [Regions: CWN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8  (Double) IA9  (Double) NE2 NE3 MN3 CO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL MO1 MO9 MO2
Unbuilt:: IA2 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) WI7 C6  (Double) GN ND5 MT1 MT2
SP&D  (Double) MT3 ID3 WA1
Unbuilt:: WA6 [Regions: CWTPN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 MT6 MT7  (Double) ID5  (Double)
WA2
Unbuilt:: WI1 [Regions: WTP]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9 M3 NM8
Unbuilt:: NM7 [Regions: MSX]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX2  (Double) TX3 M1 AR8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MSX]
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:: MO3 [Regions: CWTP]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11  (Double) IA1  (Double) MO8 KCS KC&D KS4 IA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 OK6 OK4 OK5 FW&D NM1 NM2 CT TX4 TX1
Unbuilt:: CO3 [Regions: MST]
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 M4 L&A  (Double)
LA4  (Double) TX5 TX6 TX7 TX8 TX10
Unbuilt:: TX16 [Regions: GTPX]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Little Rock & Shreveport (LR&S):   LR&S H&S
Unbuilt:: AR3 [Regions: S]
San Antonio & Houston (SA&H):   SA&H
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 55   45   35   -20  150   550   0     3   1     4     9    
NYC 62   53   44   -18  3929   14774   68   6   6   4     9     12    
C&A 45   53   62   +17  2030   13454   11   11   11   4     7     9    
B&O 52   50   48   -4  2658   12921   47   12   12   4     9    
R&D 59   52   45   -14  3138   12025   95     4   9     12    
N&W 38   31   25   -13  1506   10395   19     3   4     8     9    
C&H 60   49   39   -21  1588   10690   43   2   2   1     4     9     12    
COG 80   57   35   -45  3474   14882   48   9   9   1     12    
A&GW 49   54   59   +10  995   3645   0     7   1     4    
NO&J 49   39   29   -20  1653   18345   0   1   1   9    
C&EI 50   62   74   +24  240   909   11     1   4     6     9    
C&NW 63   51   44   -19  1171   12629   166   7   7   4     9    
CRIP 42   36   31   -11  1544   7615   95   3   3   4     6     9    
CASL 46   49   52   +6  647   3332   98     1   4     9    
CNS 53   43   33   -20  4637   12926   154   9   9  
M&SP 93   81   69   -24  1304   10651   154   1   1   4     12    
M&LR 58   67   76   +18  834   7093   112   10   10   1     4     6     9     12    
V&T 44   34   24   -20  1731   6211   104     4   9     12    
CP 30   22   15   -15  11812   27770   0   6   6  
WP 66   51   36   -30  4495   14970   0   11   11  
SL&A 70   54   38   -32  1521   5746   444   3   1   6    
MKT 50   62   74   +24  292   2332   78     4   12    
SLSF 57   46   40   -17  2614   10455   150   8   8   4     12    
SLSW 33   39   46   +13  251   742   33     4   1     6     9    
GW 76   58   41   -35  1224   5121   69     1   4     6     9    
SP 61   54   48   -13  1568   14260   15   12   12   4     9    
TR 28   34   40   +12  123   396   24   4   4   6     9    
LR&S 15   14   14   -1  294   2094   116   4   4  
SA&H 0   0   17   +17  0   986   109     9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
DRGW 580   DP 530   M&W 985  

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