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Headline News 1875 to 1876

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1875: Gold discovered in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory!
1876: Gen. Custer massacred by Sioux Indians on banks of Little Big Horn River.

Railroad News

PCs Merged: CT merges into TR.

New Engines Acquired: PENN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, COG bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GM&O bought Atlantic 4-4-2, NP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, KC&D bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought automatic brakes, ERIE bought automatic brakes, B&O bought Pullman sleepers, C&O bought automatic brakes, C&H bought automatic brakes, A&WP bought Pullman sleepers, SM bought automatic brakes, CNS bought automatic couplers, MP bought Pullman sleepers, MP bought automatic brakes, M&LR bought Pullman sleepers, V&T bought Pullman sleepers, L&A bought automatic brakes, CP bought automatic brakes, WP bought automatic brakes, SL&A bought automatic brakes, MKT bought automatic brakes, SLSF bought automatic brakes, GW bought automatic brakes, GN bought Pullman sleepers, NP bought automatic brakes, KC&D bought Pullman sleepers, KC&D bought automatic brakes, TR bought automatic brakes.

RoWs built: PA8 by PENN, FL1 by C&H, WI9 by C&NW, NM2 by MP, M2 by V&T, M1 by L&A, CO9 by CP, CO8 by WP, IA10 by SL&A, NM3 by MKT, TX11 by SLSF, AR3 by SLSW, MT3 by GN, CO5 by KC&D, CO3 by KP, CA10 by SV.

NYC doubled PA11, SL&A doubled SL&A, KC&D doubled KC&D.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got MI6, CRIP got IL13, C&NW got WI7, SL&A got IA6, KC&D got MO3, SLSW got AR2, L&A got LA5, V&T got TX8, SLSF got TX9, NP got MT6, MP got NM5, MKT got AZ1, WP got UT4, GN got ID3, NYC got C2.

RR Mergers: N&C merges into ERIE.

Inadequate brakes on COG locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $5520.

Inadequate brakes on GM&O locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $4208.

Inadequate brakes on CRIP locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $13838.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost CB&Q $6083.

Inadequate brakes on GN locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $10728.

Reorganized RRs: W&M.

Insolvent RRs: GM&O.

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

New railroad Presidents: Darkwing of B&O, Henry Farham of A&WP, Darkwing of GM&O, George R. Obberbaron of TR.

New Private Companies Available: H&S, FW&D, C&S.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $20011. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Milton Littlefield, Stepp, B, Maldonash, Franziskus, Darkwing, Frederik Conrad, Dan Drew

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Mild 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) Darkwing (4) Milton Littlefield (3) Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Mogul Dan Drew (10) Maldonash (2) Darkwing (4) B (7) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Builder Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) B (7) Henry Farham (11) Milton Littlefield (3)
Rail Magnate Milton Littlefield (3) Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) Frederik Conrad (6) Henry Farham (11)
Rail Prodigal Milton Littlefield (3) Stepp (8) B (7) 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 .... ....
4 Darkwing GM&O B&O .... ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP .... ....
8 Stepp NYC C&NW .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield NP C&O .... ....
12 Franziskus SLSW SL&A .... LR&S
2 Maldonash WP KC&D .... ....
5 Mister MP .... .... .... ....
11 Henry Farham ERIE A&WP LP&W ....
1 George R. Obberbaron TR MP .... ....
7 B L&A MKT .... T&P
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 2840   471072   244957   99   979313   392819   7   11   0   37  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2919   435048   239277   96   996826   215496   4   4   0   85  
PENN Pennsylvania 1962   298302   167048   95   609927   284736   5   7   0   11  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2497   341632   177649   99   983706   311140   1   0   0   14  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 3212   476524   271620   94   995759   515127   3   1   0   30  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2497   291223   163084   95   804652   427305   1   0   0   64  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   29091   18618   90   60025   0   -1   0   0   2  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 3003   425168   225340   98   1043767   196342   7   6   0   15  
COG Central of Georgia 552   63494   36827   96   197059   46824   2   0   0   1  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 1299   154574   91199   95   410410   214224   1   0   0   709  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 893   98025   50972   99   268173   34243   5   1   0   96  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 526   61974   38425   92   179333   72805   0   0   0   6  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7216   4113   97   16735   2262   8   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1517   163257   91424   95   346938   243929   1   8   286   2498  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1258   127907   66512   99   260812   162721   2   1   0   1966  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 553   57486   33917   95   153759   68209   0   0   0   214  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 686   72755   40743   95   185894   94577   1   0   0   288  
CNS Chicago North Shore 197   28987   15943   99   44060   21999   7   0   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 1552   139915   72757   99   308502   208908   2   6   0   2644  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   23965   13899   96   60544   2431   4   0   0   114  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 955   75925   41758   99   196213   145529   0   9   3633   1653  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1405   144666   79566   99   257010   192674   3   9   1314   4354  
CP Central Pacific 1441   137755   75765   99   262476   197081   1   5   0   3108  
WP Western Pacific 1344   110452   60749   99   237334   183746   0   1   0   3676  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 683   80618   44340   96   130234   102531   3   5   0   1565  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1344   101463   55805   99   232588   176159   0   4   3130   3266  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1279   109035   56698   99   256173   179393   1   1   910   2559  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 495   43899   23266   98   89375   71700   1   5   0   507  
GW Great Western 575   56052   32510   96   121482   52240   3   4   0   1736  
GN Great Northern 1341   87096   47902   99   253967   195334   -1   12   136   3981  
NP Northern Pacific 1397   118247   62670   98   321597   218326   0   0   741   1218  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 737   67859   37322   99   126538   106408   1   9   0   675  
KP Kansas Pacific 882   65657   38737   95   189466   120666   -1   0   0   937  
SV Sacramento Valley 410   36562   21571   95   83819   60196   0   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   12877   8499   88   18845   14918   1   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 253   25604   14594   97   36281   30682   3   1   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  (Double) NYNH  (Double) C3 MRLE OH4 P&FW IN2 IN7
IC  (Double) IL4  (Double) OH8 ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: C2 [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 N&C TN8 KY14
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 PA8
Unbuilt:: MI6 [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 FL1
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 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]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) SP&P MN1 WI6 C6 WI9
Unbuilt:: WI7 [Regions: CWN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8 IA9 UP MN3  (Double) NE1 CO6
Unbuilt:: IL13 [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 NM2
Unbuilt:: NM5 [Regions: MWT]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6 TX7 M2
Unbuilt:: TX8 [Regions: MX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 AR8 M1
Unbuilt:: LA5 [Regions: GSX]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) SP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 CO9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP  (Double) NV1 UT8  (Double) UT5 WY1 CO8
Unbuilt:: UT4 [Regions: TP]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) IL11 IL12 IA4 IA10
Unbuilt:: IA6 [Regions: CM]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6 OK5 NM4 NM3
Unbuilt:: AZ1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 TX12 TX11
Unbuilt:: TX9 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW AR1 AR3
Unbuilt:: AR2 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 TX1 LA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GS]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 MT2 MT3
Unbuilt:: ID3 [Regions: W]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP M&SP  (Double) SP&D ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D  (Double) KCS KS4 CO5
Unbuilt:: MO3 [Regions: WT]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP KS3 KCN CO1 CO3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV CA9 CA10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR CT
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 38   39   40   +2  1318   14207   0   8   8   3     9     12    
ERIE 17   19   21   +4  6011   24170   0   11   11  
PENN 63   47   31   -32  2176   9734   81     1   3     4     9    
B&O 22   26   30   +8  5960   33927   36   4   4   3     5     6    
C&O 20   18   17   -3  2967   19325   0   3   3   4     12    
N&W 26   23   20   -6  3549   12457   32     7   10    
W&M 11   10   11   +0  407   1715   0      
C&H 40   46   53   +13  2137   14995   33   10   10   1     3     4    
COG 20   18   17   -3  696   2730   30     2   4     10    
M&C 14   15   17   +3  2551   6399   96     2   4    
A&WP 32   40   48   +16  672   4420   45   11   11   2     6     10    
GM&O 18   22   26   +8  484   2607   23   4   2   1    
SM 30   41   52   +22  28   220   0     10   2     4     7     8    
C&NW 72   54   37   -35  4093   7513   72   8   8  
CRIP 23   19   16   -7  3218   9800   0   6   6   10    
CB&Q 23   20   18   -5  723   5899   66     7   4     8     10     11    
CASL 56   39   23   -33  1880   6664   196     11   2     7     8    
CNS 84   69   54   -30  187   943   42     11   2     8    
MP 30   28   27   -3  1533   7526   234   1   1   4    
M&LR 52   35   18   -34  262   1429   51     8   2     6     7     10    
V&T 24   22   21   -3  842   4615   160     4   10    
L&A 34   32   31   -3  1335   6917   108   7   7   2     10    
CP 30   27   24   -6  2851   13124   111   6   6   10    
WP 29   25   21   -8  3051   12562   53   2   2  
SL&A 42   37   33   -9  670   3346   69   12   12   4    
MKT 34   30   27   -7  847   6554   166   7   7   4     11    
SLSF 41   35   29   -12  1020   5876   519   10   10   6     8    
SLSW 58   44   31   -27  411   2380   95   12   12   2     7    
GW 32   29   26   -6  536   2727   148     2   1     7    
GN 53   41   29   -24  2406   6500   205     4  
NP 65   44   24   -41  2501   6985   0   3   3   8    
KC&D 45   40   35   -10  835   3640   45   2   2   7    
KP 26   24   23   -3  1272   4363   47     11  
SV 96   70   44   -52  487   1921   129     11  
SL 19   27   36   +17  194   707   43     2   4     7    
TR 11   14   17   +6  180   1149   116   1   2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
H&S 1160   FW&D 975   C&S 580  

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