Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 12

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 12

Headline News 1863 to 1864

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1863: Congress passes Homestead Act giving free land to homesteaders.
1864: Otto von Bismark appointed minister president of Prussia by William I.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Darkwing bought V&T for $14141, Franziskus bought SLSW for $12000, Milton Littlefield bought SP for $21273, Darkwing bought GN for $93930, Stepp bought NP for $45678, Stepp bought SP&P for $25678, Henry Farham bought KP for $51003.

PCs Merged: C&C merges into PENN.

PCs Incorporated: GW, SLSF, MKT, CP.

New Engines Acquired: PENN bought 04/04/2000, B&O bought 04/04/2000, C&H bought 04/04/2000, A&WP bought 04/04/2000, NO&J bought 04/04/2000, SM bought 04/04/2000, C&NW bought 04/04/2000, CRIP bought 04/04/2000, M&LR bought 04/04/2000, L&A bought 04/04/2000, WP bought 04/04/2000.

RoWs abandoned: TN13 was abandoned by C&H, TN10 was abandoned by NO&J.

NYC doubled IL4, C&H doubled SC4.

New RoWs acquired: NO&J got MS5, CASL got MO1, L&A got LA4, WP got NV1.

RR Mergers: READ merges into B&O, BRL merges into C&O.

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

Loan Recalls: Maldonash, Darkwing, Stepp, Henry Farham.

Stock splits: NO&J splits 2 for 1, CB&Q splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of ERIE, Milton Littlefield of C&O, Henry Farham of O&M, Stepp of C&NW, Frederik Conrad of CRIP, Dan Drew of M&LR, Frederik Conrad of CP, B of MKT, Dan Drew of SLSF.

New Private Companies Available: ATSF.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $16721. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Darkwing, B, Franziskus, Dan Drew, Maldonash, Henry Farham, Frederik Conrad

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

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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) Dan Drew (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) Milton Littlefield (3) Stepp (8)
Rail Mogul Dan Drew (10) Maldonash (2) Darkwing (4) Frederik Conrad (6) B (7)
Rail Builder Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Henry Farham (11) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4)
Rail Magnate Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) Frederik Conrad (6) B (7) Henry Farham (11)
Rail Prodigal B (7) Milton Littlefield (3) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4)
Rail Baron Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) 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 M&LR SLSF .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield NO&J C&O .... SP
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP .... UP
4 Darkwing .... .... GN V&T
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
12 Franziskus .... .... SLSW SL&A
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN A&WP .... MP
11 Henry Farham O&M ERIE KP ....
2 Maldonash GM&O WP .... ....
5 Mister MP B&O .... .... ....
7 B N&W MKT .... ....
8 Stepp NYC C&NW NP SP&P
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   454045   271037   95   749391   448913   6   6   0   39  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2035   319920   193201   95   616993   233290   3   0   0   39  
PENN Pennsylvania 1493   252573   131337   99   424688   165545   10   5   0   300  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2402   376270   218234   93   730916   438196   1   3   0   293  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2515   388868   217766   95   675151   338455   7   4   0   236  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2302   309282   173198   95   651846   395150   4   1   550   572  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   34233   20197   95   95848   41330   1   0   0   63  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2936   479690   249440   99   881971   245260   10   10   0   317  
COG Central of Georgia 552   72167   42579   95   171490   78836   3   0   0   26  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 829   120167   70898   95   242132   147194   4   0   650   358  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 682   85755   44594   99   186257   72494   6   3   1055   313  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 387   50469   29777   95   120522   72065   2   1   0   182  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 295   32223   19012   95   90272   53139   0   0   775   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 653   69494   36137   99   162490   104956   3   16   0   554  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   8174   4741   96   14909   6653   7   14   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 274   31457   18560   95   62568   42486   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   18390   11770   90   16297   12752   7   1   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 351   37763   20770   99   68055   29660   1   1   1040   351  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 320   36108   21304   95   73103   49412   2   0   675   293  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   22826   13467   95   57635   25985   3   0   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   15181   10475   85   16635   13522   3   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   16342   8988   99   14480   13380   10   9   1125   0  
CP Central Pacific 154   18610   11910   90   31841   23059   2   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   18576   10403   98   19996   18464   6   9   1255   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   29678   19884   87   61769   44731   0   0   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239   24390   15366   91   46631   33769   2   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   17527   11042   91   29405   21295   3   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  (Double) 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 C&C
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: AOC]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 OH1 A&GW  (Double) OH2 WBSH  (Double) MI2 IN10
IL2 IL1 L&N TN7 READ PA3 MD1 VA7 VA3 VA1
NC2 SC3
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 BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLC]
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  (Double) 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:: none [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]
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:: MS5 [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:: MO1 [Regions: C]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: LA4 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP
Unbuilt:: NV1 [Regions: P]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]

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 60   52   44   -16  3252   12367   0   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 24   24   24   +0  4534   19705   45   11   11   6    
PENN 42   48   55   +13  1729   7318   152   1   1   3     4     9    
B&O 17   18   25   +8  3982   33130   358   5   5   2     4    
C&O 45   55   62   +17  4294   12575   0   3   6   4     12    
N&W 29   27   26   -3  3437   11514   0   7   7  
W&M 30   27   25   -5  466   1670   45     10   7    
C&H 74   71   68   -6  3555   14693   0     10   3     4    
COG 28   28   28   +0  713   2642   118     2   4     10    
M&C 68   54   40   -28  1265   4108   37     2   4    
A&WP 55   55   55   +0  1071   3410   0   1   1   2     6    
GM&O 70   61   52   -18  496   1935   0   2   2   1     4    
N&C 71   61   51   -20  661   1475   0     11   8    
NO&J 69   95   60   +51  1133   6530   0   3   3  
SM 43   51   59   +16  33   220   0     10   2     7     8    
O&M 39   37   36   -3  353   1316   54   11   10  
C&NW 10   12   14   +4  233   555   45   8   8  
CRIP 39   48   58   +19  1706   4965   300   6   6   10     11    
CB&Q 68   100   44   +64  413   4605   195     7   8     10     11    
CASL 28   38   48   +20  245   925   0     11   2     7     8    
M&LR 10   15   21   +11  285   610   50   10   10  
L&A 10   14   19   +9  187   450   0     7  
CP 0   0   14   +14  0   693   77   6   6  
WP 10   17   24   +14  312   710   0   2   2  
MKT 0   0   14   +14  0   1467   163   7   7  
SLSF 0   0   14   +14  0   1076   119   10   10  
GW 0   0   14   +14  0   630   70     3  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNS 425   M&SP 1630   ATSF 915  

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