Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 19

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Game # 17 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Dan Drew bought H&S for $3480, B bought FW&D for $5124, Dan Drew bought C&S for $23222.

PCs Merged: LP&W merges into KP, LR&S merges into L&A.

New Engines Acquired: KP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SV bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: B&O bought automatic brakes, A&WP bought automatic brakes, CNS bought Pullman sleepers, M&LR bought automatic brakes, SLSW bought automatic brakes, GN bought automatic brakes, SV bought Pullman sleepers.

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

C&H doubled G&C, A&WP doubled MS7, SL&A doubled IL11, SLSW doubled SLSW.

New RoWs acquired: C&NW got MN5, SLSW got MO5, KC&D got KS1, L&A got OK2, TR got TX4, NP got MT7, MP got NM6, SLSF got NM8, MKT got AZ2, WP got ID1.

RR Mergers: A&WP merges into ERIE, GM&O merges into B&O, WP merges into KC&D.

Inadequate brakes on M&C locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $10392.

Inadequate brakes on CASL locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $8918.

Inadequate brakes on SL locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $2250.

Loan Recalls: George R. Obberbaron, Maldonash, Milton Littlefield, Darkwing, Mister MP, Frederik Conrad, Stepp, Dan Drew.

Cornered stocks: SM.

New railroad Presidents: Maldonash of N&W, Henry Farham of CASL, B of M&LR, Darkwing of GN, Henry Farham of KP.

New Private Companies Available: SA&H, CW, DRGW, DP.

Maldonash earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the KC&D from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

Franziskus dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Milton Littlefield, Darkwing, B, Henry Farham, Stepp, Maldonash, Dan Drew

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

Invention of refrigerated freight cars permits shipment of perishable cargos long distances.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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, refrigerated cars

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 Maldonash (2) Henry Farham (11) Dan Drew (10) Stepp (8) B (7)
Rail Magnate Milton Littlefield (3) Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) Henry Farham (11) Frederik Conrad (6)
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 C&S H&S
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
12 Franziskus SLSW SL&A .... ....
8 Stepp NYC C&NW .... ....
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP .... ....
11 Henry Farham CASL KP .... ....
2 Maldonash KC&D N&W .... ....
4 Darkwing GN B&O .... ....
7 B M&LR MKT FW&D T&P
3 Milton Littlefield NP C&O .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron TR MP .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
5 Mister MP .... .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 3096   531060   286772   97   1045295   442717   7   9   0   24  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 3812   644045   444391   82   1300605   269767   2   5   0   109  
PENN Pennsylvania 2072   329040   177680   97   643530   304970   6   0   0   7  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 3023   481556   264856   96   1189540   392934   2   1   0   13  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 3212   503004   306829   90   995759   515127   3   4   0   21  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2497   309512   173328   95   822231   420526   2   0   0   42  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   30505   19218   91   62235   1358   4   0   0   1  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 3003   452967   249133   96   1070674   211477   7   6   0   10  
COG Central of Georgia 552   66771   38060   97   200945   47392   3   0   0   1  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 1299   162984   96162   95   421218   207047   1   0   0   461  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7691   4230   99   17045   1709   10   3   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1803   196172   109855   95   415117   296390   2   0   0   1810  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1330   145922   75878   99   281817   178054   2   4   0   1278  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 553   59984   36590   93   157298   68168   0   0   0   128  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 686   78520   43971   95   192041   94457   1   0   0   173  
CNS Chicago North Shore 197   30201   16611   99   45699   18849   8   1   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 1666   158955   82657   99   337577   230803   2   5   1494   1851  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   25776   14435   98   60785   959   5   0   0   80  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1474   115658   63613   99   274961   206049   0   0   0   3172  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1761   200509   110279   99   323531   246353   4   9   2350   3401  
CP Central Pacific 1441   147608   81184   99   272621   202787   1   3   0   2020  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 818   107031   55656   99   169470   132160   5   7   0   1095  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1657   131708   72439   99   293650   225687   1   9   0   4157  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1370   125140   66325   98   279630   196534   2   6   672   2255  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 608   62099   32292   99   115038   92187   3   7   1030   355  
GW Great Western 575   59743   34652   96   125530   45731   4   0   0   1042  
GN Great Northern 1409   109166   60041   99   274342   189100   0   1   0   2882  
NP Northern Pacific 1644   153700   79925   99   374094   259943   1   0   120   1371  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 2498   258046   144505   98   450548   360138   1   4   0   2828  
KP Kansas Pacific 1082   89400   52747   95   226072   140022   0   0   0   609  
SV Sacramento Valley 410   38133   24024   91   86443   33449   2   9   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   13547   8670   90   19805   14122   2   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 253   26467   14822   98   37900   31593   4   5   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 C2
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 N&C TN8 KY14 A&WP A&C AL6  (Double) AL7  (Double)
AL8  (Double) MS4 MS7  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMGN]
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 MI6
Unbuilt:: none [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 GM&O AL4  (Double) AL2 MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCG]
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  (Double) 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]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) SP&P MN1 WI6 C6 WI9 WI7
Unbuilt:: MN5 [Regions: CWN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP  (Double) IA8 IA9 UP MN3  (Double) NE1 CO6 IL13
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 NM2 NM5
Unbuilt:: NM6 [Regions: MWT]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T TX5 TX6 TX7 M2 TX8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA4  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 AR8 M1 LR&S LA5
Unbuilt:: OK2 [Regions: MGSX]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) SP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 CO9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) IL11  (Double) IL12 IA4 IA10 IA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CMW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6 OK5 NM4 NM3 AZ1
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9
Unbuilt:: NM8 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW  (Double) AR1 AR3 AR2
Unbuilt:: MO5 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 TX1 LA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GS]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 MT2 MT3 ID3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: WT]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP M&SP  (Double) SP&D ND3 ND4 MT6
Unbuilt:: MT7 [Regions: WT]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D  (Double) KCS KS4 CO5 MO3 WP  (Double) NV1 UT8  (Double)
UT5 WY1 CO8 UT4
Unbuilt:: KS1 [Regions: MWTP]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP KS3 KCN CO1 CO3 LP&W
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:: TX4 [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 40   40   40   +0  1451   15359   128   8   8   3     9     12    
ERIE 21   24   28   +7  9515   28610   25     11  
PENN 31   29   28   -3  1386   10229   136     1   3     4     9    
B&O 30   19   9   -21  9964   36593   0   4   4   5     6    
C&O 17   16   16   -1  4037   19325   0   3   3   4     12    
N&W 20   18   16   -4  6773   12465   24   2   2   10    
W&M 11   13   15   +4  836   1715   0     4   7    
C&H 53   39   25   -28  3111   15028   0   10   10   3     4    
COG 17   16   16   -1  864   2737   23     2   4     10    
M&C 17   16   15   -2  2125   6423   72     2   4    
SM 52   63   75   +23  40   220   0     10   2     3     4     7     8    
C&NW 37   32   27   -10  2295   8872   143   8   8  
CRIP 16   19   22   +6  2877   10124   36   6   6   10    
CB&Q 18   16   14   -4  696   5915   50     7   4     8     10     11    
CASL 23   21   19   -4  1299   6713   147   11   11   2     7    
CNS 54   57   61   +7  245   953   32     11   2     4     8    
MP 27   24   21   -6  2377   8039   291   1   1   4    
M&LR 18   27   37   +19  245   1441   39   7   7   2     4     6     8     10    
V&T 21   20   20   -1  1208   6951   419     4   10    
L&A 31   29   28   -3  1602   8627   178     7   2     10    
CP 24   27   31   +7  3400   13124   111   6   6   10    
SL&A 33   30   27   -6  904   4023   67   12   12   4    
MKT 27   24   22   -5  1545   8129   156   7   7   4     11    
SLSF 29   27   25   -4  1411   6286   564   10   10   6     8    
SLSW 31   29   27   -4  492   2984   56   12   12   2     7    
GW 26   24   23   -3  730   2727   148     2   1     7    
GN 29   32   36   +7  2093   6806   239   4   4   8    
NP 24   18   13   -11  2468   8097   123   3   3  
KC&D 35   28   19   -16  1426   18079   306   2   2  
KP 23   20   18   -5  1789   5274   136   11   11  
SV 44   43   43   -1  692   1953   97     10   11    
SL 36   45   54   +18  96   717   33     2   4     7     10    
TR 17   25   34   +17  446   1149   116   1   1   2     4     7    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SA&H 1095   CW 835   DRGW 580   DP 530  

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