Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Frederik Conrad bought CP for $46124, Frederik Conrad bought UP for $46124, Franziskus bought SL&A for $10000, B bought MKT for $5124, Dan Drew bought SLSF for $2150, Milton Littlefield bought GW for $11757.

PCs Incorporated: M&LR, WP, C&NW, L&A.

New Technologies Acquired: N&W bought coal burning engines, NO&J bought Grand Station, O&M bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: OH8 by NYC, IL5 by ERIE, OH7 by PENN, SC3 by READ, IL1 by B&O, TN9 by C&O, IL9 by N&W, KY10 by M&C, MS4 by A&WP, MS3 by NO&J, IL3 by O&M, TN7 by L&N, IA8 by CRIP, IA1 by CB&Q.

NYC doubled IC, ERIE doubled CNJ, PENN doubled PA5, C&O doubled PA7, N&W doubled MON, C&H doubled NER, M&C doubled C&EI, A&WP doubled AL8, GM&O doubled AL4, NO&J doubled NO&J.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got ME1, READ got PA1, ERIE got PA10, PENN got OH6, B&O got IL6, M&C got KY9, N&C got KY14, NO&J got TN10, N&W got TN14, GM&O got MS1, A&WP got MS7, CRIP got IA9, CB&Q got MO8, O&M got IL7.

RR Mergers: L&N merges into B&O.

Guerre tarifaire: ERIE declares rate war on NYC, reduces rates by 50%.

Insolvent RRs: N&C.

Loan Recalls: Mister MP, Henry Farham.

Stock splits: CRIP splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Mister MP of B&O, Frederik Conrad of BRL, Dan Drew of SM, Henry Farham of CASL, B of L&A, Maldonash of WP.

New Private Companies Available: CNS, M&SP, V&T, SP, GN, NP, SP&P, KP.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $14137. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Darkwing, Henry Farham, B, Maldonash, Franziskus, George R. Obberbaron, Frederik Conrad, Dan Drew

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Normal.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Darkwing (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Milton Littlefield (3)
Rail Mogul Dan Drew (10) Maldonash (2) Frederik Conrad (6) Darkwing (4) B (7)
Rail Builder Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Henry Farham (11) Darkwing (4) B (7)
Rail Magnate Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) Frederik Conrad (6) Henry Farham (11) B (7)
Rail Prodigal B (7) Milton Littlefield (3) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4)
Rail Baron Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) Darkwing (4) B (7) Frederik Conrad (6)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Dan Drew SM C&H .... SLSF
4 Darkwing .... .... .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield NO&J .... GW ....
8 Stepp NYC .... .... ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
12 Franziskus .... .... .... SL&A
11 Henry Farham N&C CASL .... ....
6 Frederik Conrad BRL C&O CP UP
2 Maldonash GM&O WP .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN A&WP C&C MP
7 B N&W L&A MKT ....
5 Mister MP B&O READ .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 2472   361782   199004   99   729219   439421   3   14   0   65  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2035   257029   144205   99   604539   261033   1   1   0   78  
PENN Pennsylvania 1291   164353   85463   99   373473   131030   5   9   0   546  
READ Reading 832   91582   47621   99   309926   188644   -2   0   0   1  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1570   191956   105576   96   410973   248753   0   4   0   532  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2330   276635   146617   98   603826   309734   3   12   0   429  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2302   246647   135654   96   626800   383364   1   4   550   1144  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   26959   14827   99   92583   43031   -1   0   0   126  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2936   379975   197586   99   858013   247974   6   16   0   529  
COG Central of Georgia 552   58084   32528   98   167361   79849   1   9   0   48  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 829   95544   52548   99   235931   144774   1   16   650   650  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 682   68520   35630   99   181619   70312   3   5   1055   522  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   14901   9537   93   47304   19157   -1   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 387   40407   23032   97   116838   70331   -1   16   0   303  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 295   25408   13975   99   88266   52195   -2   0   775   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 653   55405   28810   99   158050   102866   0   9   470   1008  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   6539   4120   91   14311   6371   2   2   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 274   25422   13982   99   60332   42198   0   15   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   14338   8890   92   15399   15401   3   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 351   29871   16429   99   65907   48193   1   4   1040   703  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 320   29090   16000   99   71145   49035   0   16   675   488  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   18646   11933   90   54113   24327   -1   7   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   11526   7953   85   15199   15201   0   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   12840   8603   87   12399   12401   3   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   14639   9515   89   17099   17101   2   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)
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) HRL  (Double) B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) B&H  (Double) NY3
PA11 NYNH  (Double) C3 MRLE OH4 P&FW IN2 IN7 IC  (Double)
IL4 OH8
Unbuilt:: ME1 [Regions: AOLCMN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) MC NY1 GTW TP&W MI1
IN1  (Double) IN3 CNJ  (Double) IN8 IL5
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: ALCMN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) WV2
WV3 KY2 KY6 KY3 OH7
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 MD1 VA7 VA3 VA1 NC2 SC3
Unbuilt:: PA1 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 OH1 A&GW  (Double) OH2 WBSH  (Double) MI2 IN10
IL2 IL1 L&N TN7
Unbuilt:: IL6 [Regions: AOLC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O  (Double) RF&P  (Double) MD2 VA2 SC5 TN2 TN4 P&LE  (Double)
LS  (Double) OH3 OH5 FW&C  (Double) PA7  (Double) MS  (Double)
TN6 TN9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLC]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D  (Double) N&S VA4 VA5 VC W&W KY1 IN5 IN9
KY13 MON  (Double) TN12 IL9
Unbuilt:: TN14 [Regions: AOCM]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 NC1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4 NER  (Double) G&C GA1  (Double) SCL  (Double) S&G  (Double)
GA6 GA8  (Double) A&T AL3 TN11 TN5 S&A  (Double) GA4  (Double)
FL4 FL5 FL6 FEC KY7
Unbuilt:: TN13 [Regions: ADOMG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA3 GA2 SC1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C IN4  (Double) IN6 C&EI  (Double) KY8 KY10
Unbuilt:: KY9 [Regions: OC]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP A&C AL6  (Double) AL7  (Double) AL8  (Double) MS4
Unbuilt:: MS7 [Regions: DG]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O AL4  (Double) AL2
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: DG]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C TN8
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: ]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J  (Double) MS6 MS3
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: G]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M IL3
Unbuilt:: IL7 [Regions: O]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA8
Unbuilt:: IA9 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1
Unbuilt:: MO8 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]

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
NYC 57   58   60   +3  2064   12316   51   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 53   38   24   -29  9166   19690   60     11  
PENN 44   43   42   -2  1472   6409   51   1   1   4     9    
READ 66   66   67   +1  1165   4106   54   5   5   2     4     10    
B&O 43   29   17   -26  10259   29024   304   5   5   2     4    
C&O 43   44   45   +2  2151   11570   80   6   6   3     12    
N&W 27   28   29   +2  3405   11399   115   7   7  
W&M 23   26   30   +7  593   1655   60     10   2     7    
C&H 48   61   74   +26  3922   14693   0   10   10   3     4    
COG 29   28   28   -1  832   2642   118     2   4     10    
M&C 48   58   68   +20  1122   4108   37     2   3     4    
A&WP 56   55   55   -1  576   3362   48   1   1   6    
BRL 26   24   23   -3  159   902   23   6   6   2     7     10    
GM&O 79   74   70   -9  833   1935   0   2   2   4    
N&C 52   61   71   +19  379   1475   0   11   11   3     8    
NO&J 99   84   69   -30  1369   3170   95   3   3  
SM 26   34   43   +17  60   203   17   10   10   2     7     8    
O&M 18   28   39   +21  285   1316   54     10   11    
C&NW 0   0   10   +10  0   540   60     8  
CRIP 40   79   39   +77  168   4965   300     6  
CB&Q 32   50   68   +36  226   1535   65     7  
CASL 17   22   28   +11  377   856   69   11   11  
M&LR 0   0   10   +10  0   594   66     10  
L&A 0   0   10   +10  0   405   45   7   7  
WP 0   0   10   +10  0   639   71   2   2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNS 425   M&SP 1630   V&T 865   SLSW 775   SP 450   GN 1475   NP 1405  
SP&P 1430   KP 890  

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