Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 24

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 24

Headline News 1887 to 1888

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1887: Damlier invents internal combustion engine.
1888: Congress passes Interstate Commerce Act to regulate railroads.

Railroad News

New Technologies Acquired: C&A bought refrigerated cars, B&O bought refrigerated cars, N&W bought block signal system, C&EI bought automatic couplers, C&EI bought Pullman sleepers, CRIP bought refrigerated cars, CASL bought refrigerated cars, M&SP bought refrigerated cars, CP bought automatic brakes, SLSW bought automatic couplers, SP bought refrigerated cars, LR&S bought refrigerated cars, C&S bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: MS5 by B&O, CA12 by M&LR, M2 by TR.

B&O doubled B&O.

New RoWs acquired: R&D got VA1, COG got FL6, CRIP got IL13.

Inadequate brakes on R&D locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $31512.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost A&GW $5832.

Inadequate brakes on C&EI locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $1288.

Reorganized RRs: SLSF.

Loan Recalls: Henry Farham.

New railroad Presidents: B of M&SP.

Stepp has a Transcontinental system.

Jim Hill has a Transcontinental system.

Louis McLane has a Transcontinental system.

Frederik Conrad has a Transcontinental system.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $42991. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Frederik Conrad, Stepp, Henry Farham

NEW RECORD! Wolfgang Trennhaus is now number 6 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Robber Baron.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 8 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Mogul.

NEW RECORD! Michael Nash is now number 8 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Prodigal.

NEW RECORD! Wolfgang Trennhaus is now number 9 in the all-time top 10 Victory Point list as Rail Prodigal.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal 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, Pullman sleepers, automatic brakes, refrigerated cars

FINAL VICTORY POINTS

Robber Baron Rail Mogul Rail Builder Rail Magnate Rail Prodigal Rail Baron
97 Jim Hill (9) 337 B (4) 54 B (4) 182 Jim Hill (9) 175 B (4) 473 Jim Hill (9)
69 B (4) 287 Jim Hill (9) 52 Frederik Conrad (12) 178 Stepp (6) 166 Jim Hill (9) 416 B (4)
58 Darkwing (1) 203 Frederik Conrad (12) 51 Jim Hill (9) 174 Frederik Conrad (12) 103 Stepp (6) 336 Frederik Conrad (12)
52 Frederik Conrad (12) 195 Stepp (6) 43 Stepp (6) 144 Louis McLane (11) 57 George R. Obberbaron (8) 326 Stepp (6)
43 Louis McLane (11) 192 Darkwing (1) 36 Darkwing (1) 129 Darkwing (1) 56 Frederik Conrad (12) 279 Darkwing (1)
35 Sun-E Storm (2) 111 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 31 Louis McLane (11) 82 B (4) 49 Darkwing (1) 218 Louis McLane (11)
34 Stepp (6) 111 Cheyenne (7) 22 Henry Farham (10) 57 Sun-E Storm (2) 18 Sun-E Storm (2) 126 George R. Obberbaron (8)
30 George R. Obberbaron (8) 103 Louis McLane (11) 12 Cheyenne (7) 56 Cheyenne (7) 14 Louis McLane (11) 113 Cheyenne (7)
24 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 91 George R. Obberbaron (8) 10 George R. Obberbaron (8) 40 Henry Farham (10) 10 Cheyenne (7) 109 Sun-E Storm (2)
24 Cheyenne (7) 72 Sun-E Storm (2) 6 Sun-E Storm (2) 37 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 6 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 98 Henry Farham (10)
24 Henry Farham (10) 37 Henry Farham (10) 6 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 36 George R. Obberbaron (8) 6 Henry Farham (10) 90 Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
23 Matthias W. Baldwin (5) 7 Matthias W. Baldwin (5) 0 Matthias W. Baldwin (5) 0 Matthias W. Baldwin (5) 0 Matthias W. Baldwin (5) 25 Matthias W. Baldwin (5)
23 Dan Drew (13) 0 Dan Drew (13) 0 Dan Drew (13) 0 Dan Drew (13) 0 Dan Drew (13) 23 Dan Drew (13)
23 William Palmer (14) 0 William Palmer (14) 0 William Palmer (14) 0 William Palmer (14) 0 William Palmer (14) 23 William Palmer (14)
23 Thomas Durant (15) 0 Thomas Durant (15) 0 Thomas Durant (15) 0 Thomas Durant (15) 0 Thomas Durant (15) 23 Thomas Durant (15)

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 M&SP .... ....
11 Louis McLane WP C&A .... ....
6 Stepp NYC CP M&W ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
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   18422   10132   99   23428   387   12   4   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2967   509849   265122   99   1100880   321871   9   9   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2782   465278   241945   99   1133511   313808   8   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2821   540284   280946   99   909941   174335   13   12   0   1  
R&D Richmond & Danville 2424   395260   205536   99   859561   336184   8   12   0   21  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2082   231891   120583   99   670574   91950   5   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2144   279587   145386   99   336517   8233   10   3   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 2945   526988   295115   95   904735   445149   7   7   0   356  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 729   102410   61446   91   149853   2100   8   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 3668   619471   408849   85   1328184   695503   2   0   0   3  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   23595   14157   94   54582   707   6   1   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2627   297122   154504   99   820728   394289   3   0   0   104  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1542   186443   96952   99   450021   5921   8   6   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 816   102313   56273   99   245708   109281   4   0   0   31  
CNS Chicago North Shore 2896   405615   210921   99   896397   551506   5   4   0   76  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2399   333525   173433   99   662522   338605   6   0   0   701  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 2416   278706   144927   99   638666   418380   3   1   0   1026  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1263   131647   73721   98   384421   150265   2   0   0   27  
CP Central Pacific 3203   474340   270376   94   1060152   626835   2   2   0   9  
WP Western Pacific 3378   432492   263822   90   1122163   647023   1   0   0   362  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 1238   143784   74769   99   370946   43542   6   0   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 482   43472   25648   95   143680   42108   1   0   0   127  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 2215   238712   159937   84   553750   0   -2   0   0   39  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   19178   10548   99   50425   18337   4   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 1038   117552   64653   99   306753   146452   3   0   0   40  
SP Southern Pacific 3171   447511   250603   95   870758   437077   5   5   0   734  
TR Texas Road 901   109792   60386   99   204417   126472   5   16   0   732  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 895   92134   50674   99   192185   108922   3   1   0   1069  
C&S Colorado & Southern 116   14219   8531   94   16344   9875   6   1   0   0  
CW Colorado Western 167   19875   11726   95   24397   17924   5   0   0   0  
DRGW Denver & Rio Grande Western 116   14294   8148   97   18120   11736   6   0   0   0  
DP Denver Pacific 106   13923   8632   92   16907   12107   5   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 PA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCN]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) 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 MS5
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:: VA1 [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:: FL6 [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:: IL13 [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 CA12
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MSTPX]
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 M2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GSX]
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   33   22   -22  225   550   0     12   1     4     9    
NYC 34   34   34   +0  4976   14842   0   6   6   9     12    
C&A 16   19   23   +7  1191   13885   25   11   11   4     7     9    
B&O 47   39   31   -16  3596   14091   22   12   12   9     10    
R&D 23   29   35   +12  3362   12079   41   4   4   12     15    
N&W 18   19   21   +3  3170   10407   7     4   3     12    
C&H 30   32   35   +5  3734   10700   33   2   2   9     10     12    
COG 32   33   34   +2  3340   17155   0   9   9   12    
A&GW 20   21   22   +2  1689   3645   0      
NO&J 9   10   12   +3  8816   18345   0      
C&EI 18   19   21   +3  216   915   5     9   4     12    
C&NW 23   23   23   +0  2158   13022   113   7   7   4     6     9    
CRIP 26   27   29   +3  1288   7656   54   3   3   4     6     9     12    
CASL 24   24   24   +0  1168   4001   79     4   9     12    
CNS 17   18   20   +3  4717   14480   0   9   9  
M&SP 28   31   34   +6  5211   11902   93   4   4   12    
M&LR 26   23   20   -6  2923   12010   70   10   10   9     12    
V&T 16   17   18   +2  1730   6281   34     4   9     12    
CP 15   17   19   +4  10708   27770   0   6   6  
WP 19   19   19   +0  5417   16802   88   11   11  
SL&A 21   25   30   +9  2189   6002   188     9   6     12    
MKT 29   35   42   +13  520   2384   26     6   4     9     12    
SLSF 10   11   23   +13  4783   11075   0      
SLSW 15   16   18   +3  145   763   12     4   1     6     9    
GW 18   19   20   +2  1345   5167   23     12   4     6     9    
SP 25   26   27   +2  3805   15855   0   12   12   4     9    
TR 32   45   59   +27  675   4300   205     4   6     9    
LR&S 24   24   24   +0  1186   4390   85     4   12    
C&S 15   16   18   +3  158   555   25     9   4     6    
CW 15   16   17   +2  218   799   36     6   4     9    
DRGW 17   21   25   +8  180   547   33     4   9     12    
DP 15   16   17   +2  152   500   30     9   4    

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