Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 20

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 20

Headline News 1879 to 1880

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1879: Wyatt Earp arrives in Tombstone, Arizona.
1880: Missouri Governor offers $10,000 reward for capture of Jesse James.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Maldonash bought SA&H for $3166, Frederik Conrad bought CW for $855, Henry Farham bought DRGW for $10115, George R. Obberbaron bought DP for $7500.

PCs Merged: C&S merges into CP.

PCs Incorporated: T&P, H&S.

New Engines Acquired: N&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2, W&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&NW bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: PENN bought Pullman sleepers, PENN bought automatic brakes, B&O bought refrigerated cars, C&H bought refrigerated cars, SM bought refrigerated cars, C&NW bought Pullman sleepers, C&NW bought automatic brakes, CNS bought automatic brakes, CNS bought refrigerated cars, M&LR bought refrigerated cars, V&T bought automatic brakes, CP bought refrigerated cars, SL&A bought refrigerated cars, MKT bought refrigerated cars, SLSW bought refrigerated cars, GW bought refrigerated cars, GN bought refrigerated cars, NP bought Pullman sleepers, KC&D bought Grand Station, KC&D bought refrigerated cars, KP bought automatic brakes, TR bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: MN5 by C&NW, NM6 by MP, OK2 by L&A, AZ2 by MKT, NM8 by SLSF, MO5 by SLSW, MT7 by NP, KS1 by KC&D, TX4 by TR.

N&W doubled IL9, C&NW doubled MN1, SL&A doubled IL12, SLSW doubled AR1, KC&D doubled MO3.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got PA10, N&W got VA6, C&NW got IA11, SL&A got NE2, KP got KS2, M&LR got OK3, TR got OK4, KC&D got OK7, SLSF got NM7, MKT got AZ3, NP got ID5, GN got WA1.

RR Mergers: CASL merges into KP.

Inadequate brakes on COG locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $4968.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost CB&Q $5530.

Guerre tarifaire: C&NW declares rate war on NP, reduces rates by 50%.

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

Stock splits: SM splits 4 for 1.

Cornered stocks: SM, M&LR.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of ERIE, B of CB&Q, Dan Drew of SV.

New Private Companies Available: M&W.

Maldonash has a Transcontinental system.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $40979. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: George R. Obberbaron, B, Milton Littlefield, Stepp, Franziskus, Darkwing, Maldonash, Frederik Conrad, Dan Drew

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Mild Depression to Recession.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers, automatic brakes, refrigerated cars

Tycoon Announcements:

10 Dan Drew well done maldonash! i am jealous...

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) B (7) Stepp (8)
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 SV .... ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
12 Franziskus SLSW SL&A .... ....
2 Maldonash KC&D N&W SA&H ....
4 Darkwing B&O GN .... ....
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP CP CW ....
8 Stepp NYC C&NW .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield NP C&O .... ....
7 B CB&Q MKT FW&D ....
11 Henry Farham KP ERIE DRGW ....
1 George R. Obberbaron TR MP .... DP
5 Mister MP .... .... .... ....
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 3096   532633   292947   96   1073035   458321   7   8   0   16  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 3812   644072   444410   82   1332321   278556   2   0   0   71  
PENN Pennsylvania 2072   334001   180360   97   656791   280960   7   2   0   5  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 3023   480879   254867   98   1216626   408170   2   3   0   8  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 3212   503965   287262   94   1032761   535941   4   4   0   13  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2497   318485   168798   98   844604   433111   3   1   0   27  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   30499   20130   88   62742   1235   3   0   0   1  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 3003   452990   240084   98   1105269   230936   7   11   0   7  
COG Central of Georgia 552   66189   36404   99   204831   43034   4   0   0   1  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 1299   164818   98890   94   427869   206634   1   0   0   277  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7485   4117   99   17383   688   10   2   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2069   218619   119640   99   486294   349679   2   4   0   1176  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1330   146293   76072   99   291180   183321   2   3   0   767  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 553   60708   37639   92   161191   66371   0   0   0   90  
CNS Chicago North Shore 197   30513   16782   99   46960   13602   9   5   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 1915   178505   92824   99   388846   271394   2   3   0   2341  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   26026   14575   98   63058   2238   4   6   1900   52  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1474   119390   65664   99   287225   179586   1   3   0   2062  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1996   220880   121483   99   371709   274203   3   0   0   3738  
CP Central Pacific 1557   160452   88247   99   301941   224594   1   2   0   1414  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 818   115826   60230   99   174705   135105   6   9   2550   767  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1778   152164   83691   99   322344   247063   1   1   0   2494  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1594   144063   77793   97   323494   230350   2   0   3190   2049  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 711   73442   38190   99   139475   111880   3   7   0   831  
GW Great Western 575   59516   32734   99   129946   36584   5   1   0   625  
GN Great Northern 1409   109603   60281   99   283360   194172   0   2   0   1729  
NP Northern Pacific 1764   155454   85283   99   405405   283572   0   1   0   1044  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 2654   291304   151479   99   496084   393378   2   1   0   1838  
KP Kansas Pacific 1768   181479   99813   96   452201   245935   1   1   969   547  
SV Sacramento Valley 410   37903   23500   92   90117   33096   2   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   13722   8508   92   20957   14303   2   0   0   0  
T&P Texas & Pacific 224   21033   14302   86   33614   28636   0   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 377   38622   21628   98   61901   51572   3   5   990   0  
H&S Houston & Shreveport 232   20594   13386   89   34694   29556   0   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  (Double) NYNH  (Double) C3 MRLE OH4 P&FW IN2 IN7
IC  (Double) IL4  (Double) OH8 ME1 C1 C2
Unbuilt:: PA10 [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  (Double) TN14 KY11
Unbuilt:: VA6 [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  (Double) WI6 C6 WI9 WI7
MN5
Unbuilt:: IA11 [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 North Shore (CNS ):   CNS WI5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP ATSF MO7 OK8 NM1 NM2 NM5 NM6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MWT]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: OK3 [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
OK2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MGSX]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) SP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 CO9 C&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) IL11  (Double) IL12  (Double) IA4 IA10 IA6
Unbuilt:: NE2 [Regions: CMW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6 OK5 NM4 NM3 AZ1 AZ2
Unbuilt:: AZ3 [Regions: MT]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 TX12 TX11 TX9 NM8
Unbuilt:: NM7 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW  (Double) AR1  (Double) AR3 AR2 MO5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 TX1 LA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GS]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 MT2 MT3 ID3
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: WT]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP M&SP  (Double) SP&D ND3 ND4 MT6 MT7
Unbuilt:: ID5 [Regions: WT]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D  (Double) KCS KS4 CO5 MO3  (Double) WP  (Double) NV1 UT8  (Double)
UT5 WY1 CO8 UT4 KS1
Unbuilt:: OK7 [Regions: MWTP]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP KS3 KCN CO1 CO3 LP&W CASL MO1 MO9 MO2
Unbuilt:: KS2 [Regions: CMW]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV CA9 CA10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
Texas & Pacific (T&P ):   T&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR CT TX4
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: S]
Houston & Shreveport (H&S ):   H&S
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 40   32   25   -15  3092   15359   128   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 28   26   24   -4  7706   28610   25   11   11  
PENN 28   22   16   -12  3004   10263   102     1   3     9    
B&O 9   11   14   +5  9638   36593   0   4   4   5     6    
C&O 16   14   12   -4  10017   19325   0   3   3   12    
N&W 16   16   17   +1  3718   12489   0   2   2   10    
W&M 15   18   22   +7  739   1715   0     4   2     3     7    
C&H 25   28   31   +6  3981   15028   0     10   3    
COG 16   19   22   +6  874   2742   18     3   2     4     10    
M&C 15   15   16   +1  2746   6441   54     2   10    
SM 75   106   34   +61  31   880   0     10   2     3     4     7     8    
C&NW 27   23   19   -8  3395   10070   275   8   8  
CRIP 22   21   21   -1  2062   10160   0   6   6   10    
CB&Q 14   11   8   -6  1327   5927   38   7   7   4     8     10    
CNS 61   62   63   +2  361   961   24     11   2     4     7     8    
MP 21   22   24   +3  2133   9451   124   1   1   4    
M&LR 37   55   73   +36  139   1480   0     7   2     3     4     6     8     10    
V&T 20   18   17   -3  2325   7055   315     4   10    
L&A 28   28   28   +0  2070   9685   295     7   2     10    
CP 31   25   19   -12  4038   13757   58   6   6   10    
SL&A 27   28   30   +3  1054   4090   0   12   12  
MKT 22   19   16   -6  2896   8830   60   7   7   11    
SLSF 25   23   22   -3  1603   7294   676   10   10   6     8    
SLSW 27   29   31   +4  698   3504   51   12   12   2     7    
GW 23   21   20   -3  716   2764   111     2   1     7    
GN 36   29   23   -13  2427   7045   0   4   4   8    
NP 13   14   15   +2  4512   8760   60   3   3  
KC&D 19   18   18   -1  4716   19087   78   2   2   10    
KP 18   19   18   +0  1982   12270   0   11   11   2    
SV 43   47   51   +8  835   1953   97   10   10   2    
SL 54   34   15   -39  266   725   25     2   4     7     10    
T&P 0   0   12   +12  0   1008   112     7  
TR 34   47   60   +26  234   1823   62   1   1   2    
H&S 0   0   12   +12  0   1044   116     10  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

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