Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought CB&Q for $16003, Darkwing bought FEC for $2000, B bought V&T for $20055, B bought L&A for $18137, Henry Farham bought UP for $46131, Sleeping Dog bought MKT for $3113.

PCs Merged: SM merges into C&H.

PCs Incorporated: WP, CP, CASL.

New Engines Acquired: CNJ bought Mogul 2-6-0, W&M bought Atlantic 4-4-2, LS bought Atlantic 4-4-2, A&GW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, O&M bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: LS bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: PA2 by ERIE, PA1 by READ, IL8 by C&O, TN4 by W&M, IL7 by S&A, IL9 by SCL, TN7 by S&G, WV3 by P&FW, OH8 by A&GW, IL3 by TP&W, MS1 by GM&O, IL6 by O&M, IL2 by IC, WI4 by C&NW.

RoWs abandoned: PA9 was abandoned by B&H.

B&H doubled GT, ERIE doubled FW&C, R&D doubled R&D, SCL doubled GA4, S&G doubled AL2, M&C doubled IL5, A&WP doubled A&WP.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got MI6, S&A got KY10, O&M got KY11, M&C got KY14, W&M got TN6, S&G got TN8, SCL got AL5, CNS got WI5, CRIP got IA7, MP got MO6, LS got PA10.

RR Mergers: B&H merges into TP&W, R&D merges into W&M, C&H merges into A&GW, A&WP merges into S&A.

Loan Recalls: B.

Stock splits: MRLE splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: MRLE.

New railroad Presidents: Sleeping Dog of CNJ, Casey Jones of MRLE, Dan Drew of P&FW, Edward Harriman of TP&W, Cornelius Vanderbilt of IC, Stepp of C&NW, Stepp of M&SP, Jim Hill of WP.

New Private Companies Available: SL&A, SLSF, SP, GN, NP, ATSF.

Casey Jones dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $6854. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Henry Farham, Stepp, Sleeping Dog, Cornelius Vanderbilt, B, Dan Drew

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Casey Jones (10) Dan Drew (6) Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Henry Farham (7)
Rail Mogul Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Dan Drew (6) B (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Edward Harriman (11) Henry Farham (7) B (4)
Rail Magnate Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Henry Farham (7) Edward Harriman (11) Jay Gould (13)
Rail Prodigal Stepp (5) Henry Farham (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Jim Hill (9) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Baron Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Henry Farham (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Stepp (5)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Casey Jones A&GW MRLE .... ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt IC S&A .... ....
13 Jay Gould M&C S&G .... ....
6 Dan Drew P&FW W&M .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog CNJ C&O MKT ....
11 Edward Harriman TP&W .... C&C ....
5 Stepp C&NW M&SP .... ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE .... UP CB&Q
4 B LS O&M L&A V&T
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... M&LR
3 Darkwing CRIP MP FEC ....
9 Jim Hill WP CNS .... ....
8 Frank Throne .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
14 Robert Stephenson .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2589   449399   238179   98   777340   461194   8   16   0   227  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   20290   12986   90   46111   12795   4   0   0   0  
READ Reading 288   50926   35648   84   88519   45902   2   20   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1611   219329   120631   99   423949   163480   6   5   0   221  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2106   223694   116321   99   580819   324155   1   1   770   818  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1872   279874   148332   98   486656   315570   6   9   0   344  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1317   171036   88939   99   358396   74080   7   5   133   308  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1062   146513   77651   98   282338   187383   5   4   720   840  
LS Lake Shore 1181   146532   82059   98   347506   163689   3   4   0   380  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   16329   10614   89   20567   12829   4   1   0   0  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   99168   51568   99   187138   105002   5   0   0   453  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 1023   150316   87183   96   239944   167537   5   4   775   228  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3037   424230   224843   98   890738   426172   5   12   0   739  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3005   509500   270035   98   849152   510716   8   12   0   576  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   69391   39553   97   119913   91331   3   0   0   369  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 442   55425   30484   99   94460   73146   4   4   0   185  
IC Illinois Central 294   33748   19236   97   58788   42244   3   0   0   354  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   45245   26243   96   73915   52269   4   3   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   19693   11422   96   32529   22002   4   1   1040   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   20885   13366   90   33725   26500   2   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   17091   10938   90   23045   16455   6   2   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 326   30659   19315   91   65088   37913   1   2   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   32131   18636   96   61978   43712   2   1   490   0  
CP Central Pacific 154   17299   11590   87   28181   22144   1   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   16858   11801   84   26333   20692   1   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)
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE  (Double) HRL  (Double) C&A  (Double) NY2 PA11  (Double) GTW MI1
MS OH2 PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 PA4  (Double)
MD1 MD2 WV1 FW&C  (Double) PA2
Unbuilt:: MI6 [Regions: AOLC]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 PA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VA4 VA5 KY1 IN5  (Double) MON  (Double) IN9
KY12 IL8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOCM]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1 SC1 G&C NC2 BRL  (Double) TN2 TN3
KY4 TN4 R&D  (Double) VA2 SC5 VA7
Unbuilt:: TN6 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A  (Double) GA2  (Double) COG  (Double) GA3 A&C GA5 TN5 N&C
KY7 IN10 IL7 A&WP  (Double) AL6 AL7
Unbuilt:: KY10 [Regions: ADOMG]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: AMG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double) AL2  (Double)
TN7
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: ADG]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS P&LE OH3 OH5 B&O PA7 WV2 OH6 IN3
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: AOL]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW OH4 IN1  (Double) OH7 OH1 WV3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OC]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C WBSH  (Double) IN4  (Double) IN8 C&EI L&N IL5  (Double)
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: OCM]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW OH8 C&H  (Double) NER SC4 GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10
MS6 N&W  (Double) N&S VA3  (Double) VC NC1 WV4 KY2
KY5 NO&J A&T KY3 SM
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: ADOMG]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2 IN7 NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 C4 C5  (Double)
MN MC MI2 MI5 IL4 IL3 B&H  (Double) NYNH  (Double)
GT  (Double) C2 C3  (Double) NY1 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ALCMN]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O MS4 MS7 MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M IN6 IL6
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: OM]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC IL2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: IA7 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: WI5 [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: MW]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP
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
ERIE 37   41   45   +8  2789   12903   47   7   7   2     10    
CNJ 12   15   18   +6  221   670   0   12   6   10    
READ 23   26   29   +6  129   1393   47     9   4     6     10     11    
C&O 38   38   38   +0  1448   7940   115   12   12   6     10    
W&M 20   21   21   +1  2183   15515   55   6   6  
S&A 30   33   35   +5  1723   9278   82   2   2   13    
SCL 39   45   51   +12  1369   6477   115     12   6     13    
S&G 40   47   54   +14  963   5260   50   13   13   2     10    
LS 24   26   28   +4  1996   5913   0   4   4  
MRLE 63   85   54   +45  229   1334   46   10   2   12     13    
P&FW 42   42   43   +1  1002   4065   100   6   6   13    
M&C 54   40   27   -27  2950   5115   0   13   13   2    
A&GW 34   35   30   -4  64   15122   73   10   10  
TP&W 30   29   33   +3  2706   14978   54   11   5   10    
GM&O 57   51   46   -11  826   2731   174     4  
O&M 37   39   41   +4  430   2128   82   4   4   6    
IC 19   20   21   +2  207   1416   54   2   2   13    
C&NW 29   54   79   +50  155   1860   140   5   5  
CRIP 29   56   84   +55  185   750   0   3   3  
CASL 0   0   13   +13  0   833   92     13  
CNS 14   19   25   +11  181   425   0   9   9  
M&SP 14   25   36   +22  791   1507   123   5   5  
MP 14   19   25   +11  569   1415   0   3   3  
CP 0   0   13   +13  0   693   77     10  
WP 0   0   13   +13  0   639   71   9   9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SL&A 495   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   SP 450   GN 1475   NP 1405   ATSF 915  

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