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

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: George R. Obberbaron bought CT for $5000, Henry Farham bought LP&W for $18003, Franziskus bought LR&S for $9000.

PCs Incorporated: TR.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, ERIE bought Atlantic 4-4-2, B&O bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Atlantic 4-4-2, A&WP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SM bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CRIP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CNS bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, M&LR bought Atlantic 4-4-2, V&T bought Atlantic 4-4-2, L&A bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, WP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SL&A bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MKT bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SLSF bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SLSW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SL bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought Pullman sleepers, ERIE bought Pullman sleepers, C&H bought Pullman sleepers, SM bought Pullman sleepers, CRIP bought Pullman sleepers, CNS bought block signal system, V&T bought automatic couplers, L&A bought Pullman sleepers, CP bought Pullman sleepers, WP bought Pullman sleepers, SL&A bought Pullman sleepers, MKT bought Pullman sleepers, SLSF bought Pullman sleepers, SLSW bought automatic couplers, SLSW bought Pullman sleepers, GW bought Pullman sleepers, GN bought automatic couplers.

RoWs built: PA4 by PENN, KY11 by N&W, C6 by C&NW, CO6 by CRIP, MO2 by CASL, NM1 by MP, TX7 by V&T, AR8 by L&A, UT1 by CP, WY1 by WP, IA4 by SL&A, NM4 by MKT, LA6 by GW, MT2 by GN, KS4 by KC&D, CA9 by SV.

RoWs abandoned: MT6 was abandoned by NP.

L&A doubled LA4.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA8, C&H got FL1, C&NW got WI9, SL&A got IA10, SLSW got AR3, GN got MT3, KP got CO3, KC&D got CO5, WP got CO8, CP got CO9, MP got NM2, MKT got NM3, SV got CA10, L&A got M1, V&T got M2.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost W&M $4116.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost N&C $5400.

Bankrupt RRs: W&M, N&C.

Loan Recalls: George R. Obberbaron, Maldonash, Milton Littlefield, Darkwing, Frederik Conrad, B, Henry Farham.

Stock splits: CASL splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: M&LR.

New railroad Presidents: Stepp of NYC, Henry Farham of ERIE, Henry Farham of N&C, Milton Littlefield of NP.

Stepp dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $25000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: George R. Obberbaron, Milton Littlefield, Darkwing, Dan Drew, Franziskus, Henry Farham, B, Maldonash

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Depression.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers, automatic brakes

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Dan Drew (10) Milton Littlefield (3) Darkwing (4) Frederik Conrad (6) Cornelius Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Mogul Dan Drew (10) Maldonash (2) Darkwing (4) B (7) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Builder Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Henry Farham (11) Milton Littlefield (3) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Magnate Milton Littlefield (3) Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Frederik Conrad (6) George R. Obberbaron (1)
Rail Prodigal Milton Littlefield (3) B (7) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4)
Rail Baron Milton Littlefield (3) Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) B (7) 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 NP C&O .... ....
4 Darkwing GN V&T .... ....
8 Stepp NYC C&NW .... ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP .... ....
7 B L&A MKT .... T&P
11 Henry Farham ERIE N&C LP&W ....
2 Maldonash WP KC&D .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN MP CT ....
12 Franziskus SLSW SL&A .... LR&S
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   460380   253209   96   947619   373393   6   2   0   53  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2469   370484   192654   99   818665   140811   4   1   0   58  
PENN Pennsylvania 1887   286566   160479   95   585359   265684   5   5   0   16  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   341539   177600   99   966676   325615   1   0   0   18  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 3212   468265   266910   94   975845   502921   3   0   0   46  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2497   291497   163237   95   786074   435919   1   0   0   98  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   28857   18469   90   109239   32981   -1   0   0   3  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2936   411066   213752   99   1012564   174313   7   5   0   21  
COG Central of Georgia 552   63255   37320   95   192952   49635   2   0   0   1  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 1299   154765   91311   95   399135   218089   1   0   0   1091  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 893   99125   51546   99   262083   44273   5   0   0   148  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 526   63201   37289   95   176072   74577   1   0   0   9  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 450   41580   26196   91   140353   65303   -2   0   0   64  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7069   4100   96   16462   2601   7   2   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1372   147130   82392   95   307462   212765   2   12   290   3278  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1258   128414   66775   99   252232   157463   2   6   0   3025  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 553   57000   33631   95   148959   69954   0   0   0   330  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 686   72576   40643   95   180790   93077   2   20   0   384  
CNS Chicago North Shore 197   28073   15440   99   42716   23572   6   9   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 1335   111915   58196   99   268589   194631   1   3   2170   1898  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   23693   14452   93   58709   4072   3   0   0   152  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 635   48250   26537   99   145243   99699   -1   4   640   1721  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1189   117755   64765   99   223197   163747   2   9   2160   4538  
CP Central Pacific 1218   116974   65505   98   226558   166501   1   10   0   4144  
WP Western Pacific 1238   90255   49641   99   214917   165433   0   4   1060   4192  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 544   62339   32415   99   109680   84080   4   5   0   2408  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1012   76929   43080   98   185046   134607   0   1   2656   1698  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 958   84469   44768   98   210068   139411   1   1   2889   767  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 305   30868   16052   99   63783   48367   2   5   0   780  
GW Great Western 575   55016   31908   96   117561   65812   2   4   0   2314  
GN Great Northern 1061   68079   38806   97   204862   152860   -2   9   2800   3324  
NP Northern Pacific 1397   115441   64647   95   306006   208771   0   18   0   1874  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 647   50723   29926   95   106799   90426   0   0   900   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 788   59029   34827   95   171044   115713   -1   9   470   779  
SV Sacramento Valley 269   25420   14998   95   64052   42703   0   14   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   12794   8444   88   17636   15147   1   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   9926   6253   91   12167   11233   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 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 PA2
PA4
Unbuilt:: PA8 [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 PA1
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  (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 KY11
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:: FL1 [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 TN15
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) SP&P MN1 WI6 C6
Unbuilt:: WI9 [Regions: CWN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8 IA9 UP MN3  (Double) NE1 CO6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA1 MO8 MO6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL MO1 MO9 MO2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS WI5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP ATSF MO7 OK8 NM1
Unbuilt:: NM2 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6 TX7
Unbuilt:: M2 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 AR8
Unbuilt:: M1 [Regions: GS]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) SP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1
Unbuilt:: CO9 [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) NV1 UT8  (Double) UT5 WY1
Unbuilt:: CO8 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A IL11 IL12 IA4
Unbuilt:: IA10 [Regions: CM]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6 OK5 NM4
Unbuilt:: NM3 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 TX12
Unbuilt:: TX11 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW AR1
Unbuilt:: AR3 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 TX1 LA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GS]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 MT2
Unbuilt:: MT3 [Regions: W]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP M&SP  (Double) SP&D ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D KCS KS4
Unbuilt:: CO5 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP KS3 KCN CO1
Unbuilt:: CO3 [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV CA9
Unbuilt:: CA10 [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]

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 42   40   38   -4  1505   14112   95   8   8   3     9     12    
ERIE 20   18   17   -3  5676   21886   34   11   11   6    
PENN 77   70   63   -14  1119   9396   44   1   1   3     4     9     10    
B&O 22   22   22   +0  6151   33916   47   5   4   6    
C&O 30   25   20   -10  3399   19325   0   3   3   4     6     12    
N&W 37   31   26   -11  3183   12447   42     7   10    
W&M 15   13   11   -4  415   1715   0     2   4     7     10    
C&H 43   41   40   -3  2112   14693   0   10   10   1     3     4    
COG 18   19   20   +2  826   2721   39     2   4     10    
M&C 37   25   14   -23  3419   6367   128     4  
A&WP 44   38   32   -12  651   4405   60     1   2     6     10    
GM&O 25   21   18   -7  446   2600   30     2   1     4    
N&C 31   22   14   -17  562   2250   0   11   11   2     8     10    
SM 40   35   30   -10  22   220   0     10   2     4     7     8    
C&NW 60   66   72   +12  1401   6728   132   8   8   3    
CRIP 25   24   23   -2  1805   9702   98   6   6   10     11    
CB&Q 16   19   23   +7  1125   5878   87     7   4     8     10     11    
CASL 98   105   56   +14  254   6664   196     11   2     7     8     10    
CNS 59   71   84   +25  287   943   42     11   2     8    
MP 53   41   30   -23  1397   6549   126   1   1   4    
M&LR 50   51   52   +2  161   1412   68     4   2     6     7     8     10    
V&T 20   22   24   +4  755   3113   62   4   4   10    
L&A 49   41   34   -15  2017   5810   135   7   7   2     10    
CP 72   51   30   -42  4154   11918   202   6   6   10    
WP 28   28   29   +1  2372   11755   330   2   2  
SL&A 44   43   42   -2  626   2635   85   12   12   4    
MKT 47   40   34   -13  736   5003   57   7   7   4     11    
SLSF 39   40   41   +2  1266   4431   359   10   10   6     8    
SLSW 39   48   58   +19  429   1525   0   12   12   2     7    
GW 43   37   32   -11  315   2727   148     3   1     2     7    
GN 70   61   53   -17  1393   5240   65   4   4  
NP 64   64   65   +1  2435   6985   0   3   3   8    
KC&D 28   36   45   +17  264   2994   241   2   2   7    
KP 67   46   26   -41  2044   3940   0     11  
SV 39   67   96   +57  236   1286   59     11  
SL 10   14   19   +9  344   693   57     2  
TR 0   0   11   +11  0   378   42     2  

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