Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Maldonash bought KC&D for $21654, B bought KCS for $11234, Milton Littlefield bought KCN for $17891, Henry Farham bought SV for $30005, Darkwing bought SP&D for $2141.

PCs Merged: M&SP merges into NP, ATSF merges into MP.

PCs Incorporated: SLSW, CNS.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, B&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, COG bought Mogul 2-6-0, M&C bought Mogul 2-6-0, A&WP bought Mogul 2-6-0, SM bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&NW bought Mogul 2-6-0, CRIP bought Mogul 2-6-0, CB&Q bought Mogul 2-6-0, CASL bought Mogul 2-6-0, MP bought Mogul 2-6-0, M&LR bought Mogul 2-6-0, V&T bought Mogul 2-6-0, CP bought Mogul 2-6-0, WP bought Mogul 2-6-0, SL&A bought Mogul 2-6-0, MKT bought Mogul 2-6-0, GW bought Mogul 2-6-0, GN bought Mogul 2-6-0, NP bought Mogul 2-6-0, KP bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NP bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: ME1 by NYC, KY12 by ERIE, OH6 by PENN, MS5 by C&O, TN14 by N&W, KY9 by M&C, MS7 by A&WP, MS1 by GM&O, KY14 by N&C, WI4 by C&NW, IA9 by CRIP, MO8 by CB&Q, MO1 by CASL, AR4 by M&LR, LA4 by L&A, NV2 by CP, NV1 by WP, OK6 by MKT, AR7 by SLSF.

PENN doubled WV2, C&O doubled BRL.

New RoWs acquired: M&C got IL8, SL&A got IL11, PENN got KY5, C&NW got MN1, CRIP got MN3, CB&Q got MO6, CASL got MO9, GW got LA1, NP got ND3, GN got ND5, KP got KS3, SLSF got OK1, L&A got TX2, CP got UT7, NYC got C1, MP got MO7, V&T got TX5, WP got UT8.

Loan Recalls: Henry Farham.

Stock splits: WP splits 4 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of C&H, Henry Farham of CNS, B of MKT, Franziskus of SLSW.

New Private Companies Available: SL, T&P.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $13789. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Henry Farham, Frederik Conrad, B, Franziskus, Maldonash, Darkwing, Dan Drew

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Great.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Dan Drew SLSF C&H .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield GW C&O .... KCN
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP .... UP
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
4 Darkwing GN V&T SP&D ....
12 Franziskus SLSW SL&A .... ....
11 Henry Farham KP CNS SV ....
7 B L&A MKT KCS ....
8 Stepp NP C&NW .... SP&P
2 Maldonash WP M&C KC&D ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN MP .... ....
5 Mister MP B&O .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 2608   531021   302682   94   831408   492881   9   5   232   11  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2469   455156   254887   95   762076   317251   5   0   0   364  
PENN Pennsylvania 1593   294191   152979   99   472200   192743   11   15   0   75  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2402   396273   206061   99   832761   383655   2   2   0   97  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 3212   567491   323470   94   908907   467075   7   9   0   237  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2412   340879   190894   95   718355   428042   4   0   0   476  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   35692   22486   91   101768   36321   1   0   0   16  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2936   503700   261924   99   932587   178982   11   3   0   78  
COG Central of Georgia 552   76210   41915   99   180289   69089   5   0   0   7  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 959   139656   76810   99   288420   166153   5   4   2300   476  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 893   119713   63448   98   243598   98739   7   0   0   675  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 526   76299   45017   95   163880   98326   4   0   0   45  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 450   51253   32289   91   129895   76823   1   0   0   349  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   8643   4840   98   15515   6155   9   1   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   48697   26784   99   90147   61267   5   0   1200   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 559   70991   36916   99   116477   60785   3   4   1390   547  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 455   56063   30834   99   108857   68588   2   4   980   418  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 354   39909   21950   99   103430   53596   3   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   18484   13308   82   24569   16381   4   0   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 466   55153   33643   93   102483   70012   3   5   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   28614   16596   96   52765   34436   3   2   0   722  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17123   9418   99   36745   25572   3   4   2270   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 315   38892   22946   95   72126   49961   4   4   2320   563  
CP Central Pacific 418   53830   29607   99   97273   66326   5   4   1850   957  
WP Western Pacific 393   38896   21782   98   72068   52716   3   4   0   627  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   17602   9681   99   25913   17947   8   8   510   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 581   56055   30830   99   124075   81041   3   0   0   1402  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 459   43604   25726   95   95801   65372   2   0   0   440  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   19714   13406   86   35879   23921   2   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   18977   10437   99   32205   17460   6   4   1242   0  
GN Great Northern 295   23826   13104   99   60818   41907   1   1   2060   0  
NP Northern Pacific 607   59466   30922   99   138328   91388   3   0   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   18110   9960   99   38664   26600   3   0   2135   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 ME1
Unbuilt:: C1 [Regions: AOLCMN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) MC NY1 GTW TP&W MI1
IN1  (Double) IN3 CNJ  (Double) IN8 IL5  (Double) O&M IL3
KY12
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCMN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) WV2  (Double)
WV3 KY2 KY6 KY3 OH7 C&C  (Double) OH6
Unbuilt:: KY5 [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:: none [Regions: AOLC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O  (Double) RF&P  (Double) MD2 VA2 SC5 TN2 TN4 P&LE  (Double)
LS  (Double) OH3  (Double) OH5 FW&C  (Double) PA7  (Double) MS  (Double)
TN6 TN9 BRL  (Double) NO&J  (Double) MS6 MS3 MS5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D  (Double) N&S VA4 VA5 VC W&W KY1 IN5 IN9
KY13 MON  (Double) TN12 IL9 TN14
Unbuilt:: none [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 KY9
Unbuilt:: IL8 [Regions: OC]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP A&C AL6  (Double) AL7  (Double) AL8  (Double) MS4 MS7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: DMG]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O AL4  (Double) AL2 MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: DG]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C TN8 KY14
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: MN1 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8 IA9
Unbuilt:: MN3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1 MO8
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL MO1
Unbuilt:: MO9 [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP ATSF
Unbuilt:: MO7 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: TX5 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A LA4
Unbuilt:: TX2 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP SP NV2
Unbuilt:: UT7 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1
Unbuilt:: UT8 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A
Unbuilt:: IL11 [Regions: M]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF AR7
Unbuilt:: OK1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: LA1 [Regions: G]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN
Unbuilt:: ND5 [Regions: W]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP M&SP
Unbuilt:: ND3 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: KS3 [Regions: W]

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  1465   12979   68     8   3     9     12    
ERIE 37   39   41   +4  5310   21840   80     11   6    
PENN 50   52   54   +4  1293   7795   175   1   1   3     4     9    
B&O 20   22   25   +5  7580   33488   0   5   5   4     6    
C&O 52   47   43   -9  3838   19303   22   3   3   4     6     12    
N&W 36   37   39   +3  3193   12009   55     7   10    
W&M 25   31   37   +12  585   1689   26     2   4     7     10    
C&H 66   58   51   -15  2547   14693   0   10   10   3     4    
COG 26   27   29   +3  838   2693   67     2   4     10    
M&C 35   36   38   +3  1098   4730   65   2   2   4    
A&WP 37   39   42   +5  630   4360   105     1   2     6    
GM&O 37   45   54   +17  316   2561   69     2   1     4    
N&C 36   36   36   +0  368   2173   77     11   8    
SM 53   43   34   -19  75   220   0     10   2     7     8    
C&NW 24   32   41   +17  215   1860   140   8   8  
CRIP 71   55   40   -31  1095   6201   104   6   6   10     11    
CB&Q 19   21   24   +5  752   5408   67     7   8     10     11    
CASL 39   39   40   +1  114   1686   84     11   2     7     8    
CNS 0   0   15   +15  0   383   42   11   11  
MP 14   18   22   +8  560   2098   232   1   1  
M&LR 49   59   70   +21  92   1360   120     10   2     4     6     7    
V&T 14   16   19   +5  322   865   0   4   4  
L&A 29   37   45   +16  99   1463   112   7   7   2    
CP 32   60   88   +56  375   2003   87   6   6   3    
WP 67   133   50   +133  172   7360   500   2   2  
SL&A 14   19   24   +10  200   495   0   12   12  
MKT 22   30   39   +17  511   2778   127   7   7  
SLSF 25   26   28   +3  390   2185   110   10   10  
SLSW 0   0   15   +15  0   698   77   12   12  
GW 24   39   54   +30  207   700   0   3   3   1     2     7    
GN 14   20   26   +12  613   1475   0   4   4  
NP 14   22   30   +16  599   2872   163   8   8   3    
KP 14   20   26   +12  354   890   0   11   11  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SL 750   T&P 1120  

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