Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 15

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Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Maldonash bought SL for $12405, B bought T&P for $13464.

PCs Merged: SP&P merges into C&NW, SP&D merges into NP, UP merges into CRIP.

PCs Incorporated: SV, KC&D.

New Engines Acquired: ERIE bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, GM&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&C bought 04/04/2000, L&A bought Mogul 2-6-0, SLSF bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought block signal system, ERIE bought block signal system, PENN bought block signal system, B&O bought block signal system, C&O bought block signal system, N&W bought block signal system, C&H bought block signal system, COG bought block signal system, M&C bought block signal system, A&WP bought block signal system, GM&O bought block signal system, N&C bought block signal system, SM bought block signal system, C&NW bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system, CASL bought block signal system, MP bought block signal system, M&LR bought block signal system, L&A bought block signal system, CP bought block signal system, WP bought block signal system, SL&A bought Grand Station, SL&A bought block signal system, MKT bought block signal system, SLSF bought Grand Station, SLSF bought block signal system, SLSW bought Grand Station, SLSW bought block signal system, GW bought block signal system, NP bought block signal system, KP bought block signal system.

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

C&O doubled MS5, C&NW doubled C&NW, L&A doubled L&A, CP doubled SP, WP doubled WP.

New RoWs acquired: B&O got PA1, PENN got PA2, SL&A got IL12, M&C got TN15, CNS got WI5, C&NW got WI6, SLSW got AR1, NP got ND4, CRIP got NE1, MKT got OK5, MP got OK8, GW got TX1, L&A got TX3, V&T got TX6, SLSF got TX12, GN got MT1, KP got CO1, WP got UT5, CP got UT6.

Inadequate signal system slows CB&Q rail service: mail contracts worth $5530 cancelled.

Loan Recalls: Maldonash, Mister MP, Frederik Conrad, B, Henry Farham.

Stock splits: CP splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of N&W, Henry Farham of CASL, Maldonash of KC&D, Henry Farham of SV.

New Private Companies Available: TR.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $21234. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Milton Littlefield, George R. Obberbaron, Stepp, Henry Farham, Maldonash, Franziskus, Darkwing, Frederik Conrad, Dan Drew

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

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) Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Mogul Maldonash (2) Dan Drew (10) B (7) Darkwing (4) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Builder Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Henry Farham (11) B (7) Milton Littlefield (3)
Rail Magnate Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) Frederik Conrad (6) Milton Littlefield (3) B (7)
Rail Prodigal B (7) Milton Littlefield (3) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4)
Rail Baron Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Milton Littlefield (3) B (7) Darkwing (4)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 Milton Littlefield GW C&O .... KCN
10 Dan Drew SLSF N&W .... ....
4 Darkwing GN V&T .... ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP .... ....
8 Stepp NP C&NW .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN MP .... ....
12 Franziskus SLSW SL&A .... ....
2 Maldonash WP KC&D .... SL
11 Henry Farham CASL SV .... ....
7 B L&A MKT KCS T&P
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 2840   615508   350838   94   909506   494369   11   1   0   109  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2469   496457   278015   95   784001   256949   6   1   0   127  
PENN Pennsylvania 1703   339671   176628   99   532255   221548   13   15   0   34  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2402   431529   224395   99   921635   414881   3   0   0   39  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 3212   628816   358426   94   932676   475426   8   9   0   83  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2412   374101   209497   95   734419   403319   7   1   0   214  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   38805   24836   90   105068   33524   2   0   0   6  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2936   550606   286315   99   958659   188142   12   16   0   35  
COG Central of Georgia 552   84638   46551   99   185191   61346   7   0   0   3  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 1189   193093   106200   99   368716   209822   7   19   990   1249  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 893   130891   68064   99   249545   63826   9   9   0   304  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 526   85228   46876   99   169329   82525   8   1   0   18  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 450   56468   33881   94   133225   61769   4   6   0   122  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   9466   5206   99   15873   4888   13   3   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 836   115215   63369   99   218877   132394   6   16   2168   480  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 803   109366   56870   99   188360   100081   4   4   2580   775  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 553   77416   42579   99   140543   82344   3   0   0   629  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 489   64975   35736   99   143773   60599   6   10   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   20816   11449   99   27337   17353   14   28   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 689   88713   48792   99   179603   111937   5   5   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   32079   18606   96   54736   12331   6   9   0   253  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 400   39592   22171   98   105800   64147   2   1   1100   794  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 547   79764   43870   99   138001   86131   7   9   3720   1009  
CP Central Pacific 603   82282   45255   99   145555   92767   6   4   2110   1263  
WP Western Pacific 578   64096   35253   99   120437   79188   1   4   1760   251  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 184   32319   16806   99   56649   34541   10   8   1710   178  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 581   60579   33924   98   128374   82552   3   9   2853   631  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 740   80710   41970   99   174113   107990   5   1   1308   154  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   22286   12926   93   38173   24727   6   7   1500   0  
GW Great Western 278   34269   18848   99   74904   41261   5   16   840   435  
GN Great Northern 501   46193   25868   98   124248   77127   2   1   4300   824  
NP Northern Pacific 951   104526   54355   99   244840   149885   4   4   3122   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   12031   8542   83   20639   11611   4   0   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 483   44463   24454   99   128300   76744   2   26   738   747  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   21105   13507   90   42959   24166   4   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 ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [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 KY5
Unbuilt:: PA2 [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:: PA1 [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  (Double)
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 IL8
Unbuilt:: TN15 [Regions: OCM]
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  (Double) WI4 SP&P MN1
Unbuilt:: WI6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8 IA9 UP MN3
Unbuilt:: NE1 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1 MO8 MO6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL MO1 MO9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: WI5 [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP ATSF MO7
Unbuilt:: OK8 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5
Unbuilt:: TX6 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4 TX2
Unbuilt:: TX3 [Regions: GS]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP SP  (Double) NV2 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) NV1 UT8
Unbuilt:: UT5 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11
Unbuilt:: IL12 [Regions: M]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6
Unbuilt:: OK5 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF AR7 OK1
Unbuilt:: TX12 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: AR1 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1
Unbuilt:: TX1 [Regions: G]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5
Unbuilt:: MT1 [Regions: W]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP M&SP SP&D ND3
Unbuilt:: ND4 [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP KS3
Unbuilt:: CO1 [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
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 60   59   58   -2  1455   14040   167     8   3     9     12    
ERIE 41   31   21   -20  7569   21860   60     11   6    
PENN 54   65   76   +22  1469   8465   55   1   1   3     4     9     10    
B&O 25   20   16   -9  8143   33488   0   5   5   4     6    
C&O 43   38   33   -10  3032   19325   0   3   3   4     6     12    
N&W 39   32   25   -14  3154   12022   42   10   7  
W&M 37   30   23   -14  367   1695   20     2   4     7     10    
C&H 51   49   47   -4  2288   14693   0     10   3     4    
COG 29   24   20   -9  785   2709   51     2   4     10    
M&C 38   37   37   -1  1296   5830   115     2   4    
A&WP 42   33   25   -17  1230   4386   79     1   2     6    
GM&O 54   42   31   -23  431   2578   52     2   1     4    
N&C 36   43   50   +14  719   2192   58     11   2     8     10    
SM 34   29   25   -9  31   220   0     10   2     7     8    
C&NW 41   44   48   +7  847   3962   218   8   8  
CRIP 40   34   28   -12  1096   7404   121   6   6   10     11    
CB&Q 24   21   19   -5  881   5849   116     7   8     10     11    
CASL 40   46   52   +12  320   2315   130   11   11   2     7     8    
CNS 15   24   34   +19  188   425   0     11  
MP 22   29   37   +15  815   3334   111   1   1  
M&LR 70   50   31   -39  328   1390   90     10   2     4     6     7    
V&T 19   16   14   -5  291   1887   113   4   4  
L&A 45   49   53   +8  443   2619   116   7   7   2     10    
CP 88   141   64   +104  528   8769   276   6   6   3    
WP 50   49   49   -1  2367   8693   92   2   2   3    
SL&A 24   30   36   +12  152   878   42   12   12   4    
MKT 39   48   58   +19  865   2905   0   7   7   4     11    
SLSF 28   33   38   +10  785   3450   250   10   10  
SLSW 15   20   25   +10  308   775   0   12   12  
GW 54   68   82   +28  108   1321   69   3   3   1     2     7    
GN 26   39   53   +27  439   2402   103   4   4  
NP 30   50   71   +41  1053   4583   172   8   8   3    
KC&D 0   0   17   +17  0   297   33   2   2  
KP 26   39   53   +27  262   2263   152     11  
SV 0   0   17   +17  0   675   75   11   11  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

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