Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 21

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 21

Headline News 1881 to 1882

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1881: Thomas Edison announces invention of electric light.
1882: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral leaves 3 dead, 2 wounded.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: B bought DRGW for $3456, Jim Hill bought DP for $7953, Stepp bought M&W for $5678.

PCs Merged: A&P merges into M&LR.

PCs Incorporated: CW, C&S.

New Engines Acquired: R&D bought Pacific 4-6-2, A&GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, NO&J bought Pacific 4-6-2, V&T bought Pacific 4-6-2, MKT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SLSW bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: C&A bought block signal system, C&A bought automatic couplers, C&A bought Pullman sleepers, B&O bought Pullman sleepers, N&W bought coal burning engines, A&GW bought block signal system, NO&J bought automatic couplers, C&EI bought block signal system, WP bought Pullman sleepers, MKT bought block signal system, GW bought Pullman sleepers, TR bought Pullman sleepers.

RoWs built: SC3 by COG, ID4 by C&NW, IA2 by CASL, WA6 by CNS, WI1 by M&SP, NM7 by M&LR, MO3 by WP, TX16 by SP, AR3 by LR&S.

B&O doubled PA1.

New RoWs acquired: B&O got PA3, C&A got PA4, COG got VA2, CNS got WI6, WP got IA11, LR&S got AR1, TR got LA2, SP got LA5, M&LR got AZ5, M&SP got C10.

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

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost C&EI $1840.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost SLSW $1550.

Insolvent RRs: A&GW.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, B, Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Jim Hill, Henry Farham.

Darkwing has a Transcontinental system.

Stepp has a Transcontinental system.

Jim Hill has a Transcontinental system.

Louis McLane has a Transcontinental system.

Frederik Conrad has a Transcontinental system.

Stepp dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $51234. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Frederik Conrad, Jim Hill, Henry Farham, Louis McLane

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
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, automatic brakes

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   14051   7869   98   26631   484   8   4   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2967   410056   213228   99   1031808   284131   6   16   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2693   353830   183990   99   1055030   347287   3   8   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2592   377644   196374   99   807877   106738   8   20   0   1  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2424   316632   177313   95   806476   356178   2   1   0   90  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   186334   100621   97   627394   109973   2   1   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   218477   113609   99   397149   9434   7   8   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2609   380538   201685   98   793226   365035   4   9   1040   524  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   80827   51729   87   226870   121336   -2   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   494953   326670   85   1252183   650460   -1   1   0   12  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   18302   10615   96   52860   2715   4   1   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2627   236157   127525   97   757838   394275   0   6   0   384  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1542   146291   76072   99   418488   60066   4   4   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 816   80944   44518   99   229355   121737   0   10   0   146  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2806   304496   158337   99   808682   498263   1   4   1084   306  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2246   232073   120677   99   592332   357908   1   16   918   1650  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1876   163036   88040   97   494864   315288   -1   2   93   1063  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   105045   59876   97   358202   144563   0   1   0   112  
CP Central Pacific 3203   373629   212967   94   992761   591730   0   0   0   42  
WP Western Pacific 3277   335587   194640   93   1032434   611700   -2   1   606   718  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1238   111949   58213   99   340467   74865   3   4   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 482   35286   21525   93   133432   40456   -1   3   0   562  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 2121   180877   122997   83   672338   367027   -4   0   0   174  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   15101   8759   96   47000   18662   0   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 1038   93194   51256   99   286637   147404   0   1   0   173  
SP Southern Pacific 3025   315098   167003   98   745350   362445   3   6   0   2718  
TR Texas Road 84   9561   5354   98   24071   10926   2   1   1880   0  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 632   46753   25714   99   138735   89163   -1   4   1500   1197  
SA&H San Antonio & Houston 219   18413   12521   86   60136   28234   -3   4   0   0  
C&S Colorado & Southern 116   11013   7489   86   13599   13601   1   0   0   0  
CW Colorado Western 167   15292   10399   86   19199   19201   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 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:: PA4 [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  (Double)
Unbuilt:: PA3 [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 SC3
Unbuilt:: VA2 [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 ID4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWTN]
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 IA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) WI7 C6  (Double) GN ND5 MT1 MT2
SP&D  (Double) MT3 ID3 WA1 WA6
Unbuilt:: WI6 [Regions: CWTPN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 MT6 MT7  (Double) ID5  (Double)
WA2 WI1
Unbuilt:: C10 [Regions: CWTP]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9 M3 NM8 A&P NM7
Unbuilt:: AZ5 [Regions: MSTX]
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 MO3
Unbuilt:: IA11 [Regions: CMWTP]
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 TX16
Unbuilt:: LA5 [Regions: GSTPX]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: LA2 [Regions: S]
Little Rock & Shreveport (LR&S):   LR&S H&S AR3
Unbuilt:: AR1 [Regions: S]
San Antonio & Houston (SA&H):   SA&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Colorado & Southern (C&S ):   C&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]
Colorado Western (CW ):   CW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]

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 35   33   32   -3  93   550   0     3   4     9    
NYC 44   45   47   +3  2695   14842   0   6   6   4     9     12    
C&A 62   45   29   -33  3838   13465   0   11   11   4     7     9    
B&O 48   51   54   +6  2679   12968   0   12   12   4     9    
R&D 45   38   31   -14  2849   12048   72     4   9     12    
N&W 25   29   34   +9  1728   10399   15     3   4     8     9    
C&H 39   36   33   -6  1614   10690   43   2   2   4     9     12    
COG 35   31   27   -8  4091   15421   54   9   9   12    
A&GW 59   45   32   -27  918   3645   0     7   1     4    
NO&J 29   18   7   -22  9357   18345   0   1   1   9    
C&EI 74   51   29   -45  309   911   9     1   4     6     9    
C&NW 44   39   34   -10  2280   12935   200   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 31   34   37   +6  1762   7638   72   3   3   4     6     9     12    
CASL 52   37   22   -30  1857   3941   139     4   9    
CNS 33   28   24   -9  5874   13935   95   9   9  
M&SP 69   55   42   -27  2627   11183   47   1   1   4     12    
M&LR 76   58   40   -36  806   9051   329   10   10   1     4     6     9     12    
V&T 24   21   19   -5  1701   6237   78     4   9     12    
CP 15   15   16   +1  8800   27770   0   6   6  
WP 36   32   29   -7  4500   16244   141   11   11  
SL&A 38   51   65   +27  2024   5746   444   3   6  
MKT 74   67   61   -13  896   2351   59     4   6     9     12    
SLSF 40   33   26   -14  3740   10455   150     4   12    
SLSW 46   33   20   -26  269   750   25     4   1     6     9    
GW 41   27   13   -28  2730   5138   52     9   4     6    
SP 48   39   31   -17  3805   15040   85   12   12   4     9    
TR 40   45   50   +10  74   396   24   4   4   6     9    
LR&S 14   19   24   +10  794   3065   95   4   4  
SA&H 17   20   24   +7  383   1013   82     9   4     6    
C&S 0   0   10   +10  0   522   58     9  
CW 0   0   10   +10  0   752   83     6  

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