Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 23

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 23

Headline News 1885 to 1886

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1885: First photograph of a tornado taken in Dakota prairie.
1886: Poor's Railroad manual estimates that 1/3 of railroad capitalization is water.

Railroad News

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought refrigerated cars, C&A bought automatic brakes, C&H bought refrigerated cars, COG bought refrigerated cars, CRIP bought automatic brakes, CNS bought refrigerated cars, M&LR bought refrigerated cars, SL&A bought refrigerated cars, TR bought refrigerated cars, LR&S bought automatic brakes, CW bought refrigerated cars, DRGW bought refrigerated cars, DP bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: MS4 by B&O, VA3 by COG, WI2 by CNS, AZ6 by M&LR, LA3 by TR, AR2 by LR&S.

B&O doubled PA3.

New RoWs acquired: B&O got MS5, M&LR got CA12, SA&H got M2.

RR Mergers: SA&H merges into TR.

Reorganized RRs: A&GW.

Bankrupt RRs: NO&J, SLSF.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, Cornelius Vanderbilt, B, Cheyenne.

New railroad Presidents: B of R&D.

Stepp has a Transcontinental system.

Jim Hill has a Transcontinental system.

Louis McLane has a Transcontinental system.

Frederik Conrad has a Transcontinental system.

Frederik Conrad dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $31050. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Hill, B, Darkwing

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost MKT $3856.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Mild Depression to Normal.
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, refrigerated cars

Tycoon Announcements:

12 Frederik Conrad cr16 the game of bankrupt tycoons

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) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6)
Rail Builder B (4) Frederik Conrad (12) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1)
Rail Magnate Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12) Darkwing (1) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Prodigal B (4) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) George R. Obberbaron (8) Frederik Conrad (12)
Rail Baron Jim Hill (9) B (4) Stepp (6) Frederik Conrad (12) Darkwing (1)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Jim Hill CNS COG .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad SP B&O .... ....
4 B R&D TR .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP C&A .... ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
6 Stepp NYC CP M&W ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
10 Henry Farham M&LR .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
7 Cheyenne C&NW .... .... ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... ....
1 Darkwing .... .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... CRIP .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   16451   9048   99   24671   396   10   3   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2967   461483   239971   99   1076669   310478   7   8   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2782   420827   223039   98   1108918   345737   5   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2777   471428   245143   99   880270   157636   10   8   0   1  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2424   356968   196332   96   843078   328427   5   0   0   41  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   207731   110098   98   653585   112155   4   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   248944   129449   99   356171   8490   9   3   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2945   476272   247660   99   884709   435725   6   6   0   712  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   91882   55129   91   145800   0   1   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   556877   367538   85   1328184   695503   0   0   0   6  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   20805   12483   94   54661   795   5   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2627   267029   138855   99   799292   400056   1   0   0   173  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1542   165966   86302   99   437979   21459   6   1   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 816   92982   52068   98   240159   114726   2   0   0   62  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2896   361897   191806   98   872766   540385   2   1   0   139  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2399   299634   158807   98   642946   362951   4   0   0   1168  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 2275   222324   126724   94   576024   380862   0   5   846   1206  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   118925   68976   96   374974   149936   1   0   0   55  
CP Central Pacific 3203   423258   253955   91   1016591   606336   0   0   0   18  
WP Western Pacific 3378   389946   237866   90   1087707   635279   -1   0   0   603  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1238   129740   67464   99   360002   57533   5   0   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 482   39796   23479   95   140402   42349   0   0   0   253  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 2215   215507   144389   84   722074   399889   -3   0   0   78  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   17260   9493   99   49055   19137   2   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 1038   105012   57756   99   299695   150239   1   0   0   67  
SP Southern Pacific 3171   400613   224342   95   827632   416783   4   2   0   1223  
TR Texas Road 581   66578   37284   98   140865   81652   3   9   0   1330  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 895   82740   47162   97   184882   117830   1   0   0   1781  
C&S Colorado & Southern 116   13271   7830   95   15713   11634   5   0   0   0  
CW Colorado Western 167   17692   11500   89   22466   18041   2   0   0   0  
DRGW Denver & Rio Grande Western 116   12932   8018   92   17173   13213   3   1   0   0  
DP Denver Pacific 106   12283   7984   89   15826   12529   3   1   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 PA4
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  (Double) N&C AL4 MS2  (Double)
IL6  (Double) PA1  (Double) PA3  (Double) MS4
Unbuilt:: MS5 [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 VA2 VA3
Unbuilt:: none [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 WI2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWTPN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 MT6 MT7  (Double) ID5  (Double)
WA2 WI1 C10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWTPN]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9 M3 NM8 A&P NM7
AZ5 AZ6
Unbuilt:: CA12 [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 IA11
Unbuilt:: none [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
CO3
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) TX8 TX10 TX16 LA5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MGSTPX]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR LA2 LA3 SA&H
Unbuilt:: M2 [Regions: GS]
Little Rock & Shreveport (LR&S):   LR&S H&S AR3 AR1 AR2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MS]
Colorado & Southern (C&S ):   C&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]
Colorado Western (CW ):   CW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]
Denver & Rio Grande Western (DRGW):   DRGW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: T]
Denver Pacific (DP ):   DP
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 44   44   44   +0  274   550   0     3   1     4     9     12    
NYC 36   35   34   -2  2534   14842   0   6   12   4     9    
C&A 43   29   16   -27  5270   13877   33   11   11   4     7     9    
B&O 32   39   47   +15  3061   13845   48   12   12   4     9     10    
R&D 17   20   23   +6  3682   12079   41   4   4   12    
N&W 16   17   18   +2  2445   10405   9     4   3     12    
C&H 30   30   30   +0  2087   10700   33   2   2   4     9     12    
COG 33   32   32   -1  3365   17117   38   9   9   12    
A&GW 15   18   20   +5  1114   3645   0      
NO&J 8   8   9   +1  9049   18345   0      
C&EI 12   15   18   +6  232   914   6     9   4     12    
C&NW 27   25   23   -4  2195   12985   150   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 29   27   26   -3  1371   7656   54   3   3   4     6     9     12    
CASL 28   26   24   -4  1064   3975   105     4   9     12    
CNS 16   16   17   +1  4274   14435   45   9   9  
M&SP 29   28   28   -1  2638   11872   123     12  
M&LR 17   21   26   +9  1982   11191   184   10   10   9    
V&T 15   15   16   +1  1757   6270   45     4   9     12    
CP 14   14   15   +1  8874   27770   0   6   6  
WP 21   20   19   -2  6077   16773   117   11   11  
SL&A 21   21   21   +0  2165   5940   250     6  
MKT 18   23   29   +11  381   2376   34     6   9     12    
SLSF 15   12   10   -5  6471   11075   0      
SLSW 10   12   15   +5  199   760   15     4   1     6     9    
GW 13   15   18   +5  1797   5160   30     12   4     6     9    
SP 26   25   25   -1  3524   15855   0   12   12   4     9    
TR 19   28   32   +13  414   2860   45   4   4   6     9    
LR&S 27   25   24   -3  875   4362   113     4   12    
C&S 14   14   15   +1  146   547   33     9   4     6    
CW 14   14   15   +1  193   787   48     6   4     9    
DRGW 11   14   17   +6  231   536   44     4  
DP 11   13   15   +4  195   490   40     9   4    

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