Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought KP for $26354, Casey Jones bought KCS for $26658, B bought SV for $36547, Stepp bought SP&D for $5678.

PCs Incorporated: SP&P, SLSW, GW, KC&D.

New Engines Acquired: CNJ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, SCL bought Prairie 2-6-2, P&FW bought Prairie 2-6-2, M&C bought Prairie 2-6-2, A&GW bought Prairie 2-6-2, GM&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, O&M bought Prairie 2-6-2, IC bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&NW bought Prairie 2-6-2, CRIP bought Prairie 2-6-2, CB&Q bought Prairie 2-6-2, CASL bought Prairie 2-6-2, CNS bought Prairie 2-6-2, MP bought Prairie 2-6-2, V&T bought Prairie 2-6-2, L&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, CP bought Prairie 2-6-2, UP bought Prairie 2-6-2, MKT bought Prairie 2-6-2, SLSF bought Prairie 2-6-2, SP bought Prairie 2-6-2, ATSF bought Prairie 2-6-2.

RoWs built: MI6 by ERIE, PA9 by CNJ, TN15 by C&O, TN6 by W&M, AL5 by SCL, KY14 by M&C, KY13 by TP&W, KY11 by O&M, KY10 by IC, ND3 by C&NW, IA7 by CRIP, IA4 by CB&Q, MO1 by CASL, WI5 by CNS, MN2 by M&SP, MO6 by MP, LA4 by V&T, LA2 by L&A, NV2 by CP, NV1 by WP, NE1 by UP, OK6 by MKT.

P&FW doubled WV3.

New RoWs acquired: IC got KY8, W&M got TN9, SCL got TN11, M&C got TN14, CB&Q got IA5, SLSF got MO5, CRIP got MO7, CASL got MO8, C&NW got ND4, MP got OK2, MKT got OK5, ATSF got OK8, L&A got TX1, V&T got TX2, UP got CO7, CP got UT7, SP got CA4, CNS got C6, M&SP got C8, WP got CA7.

Loan Recalls: B, Dan Drew, Henry Farham, Casey Jones, Edward Harriman.

Stock splits: CP splits 2 for 1, WP splits 5 for 1.

Cornered stocks: CRIP, MP.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of GW, Darkwing of SP&P, Casey Jones of KC&D.

New Private Companies Available: KCN, SL.

Casey Jones dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $36423. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sleeping Dog, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stepp, B, Henry Farham, Frank Throne, Dan Drew

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Chesapeake 4-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
13 Jay Gould M&C CASL .... ....
10 Casey Jones KC&D CP KCS ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt IC ATSF KP ....
11 Edward Harriman A&GW SP .... ....
5 Stepp C&NW M&SP SP&D GN
12 Sleeping Dog SCL MKT .... ....
6 Dan Drew GW W&M .... ....
7 Henry Farham UP CB&Q .... ....
3 Darkwing SP&P MP .... ....
9 Jim Hill WP CNS .... ....
4 B L&A V&T .... SV
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... M&LR
8 Frank Throne .... .... .... ....
14 Robert Stephenson .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2699   574257   321586   95   867089   480850   11   0   0   18  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   43749   26250   94   90279   34809   6   0   0   0  
READ Reading 288   61349   36809   94   101951   48504   9   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1721   292300   151998   99   493006   105721   11   5   0   22  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2260   289118   161905   95   676896   328856   3   1   1600   439  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1450   239602   124594   99   436242   40492   11   16   0   98  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   126812   65942   99   208529   113599   9   13   0   45  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2240   456293   237273   99   622178   403164   13   16   1100   356  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   647892   395214   90   1081821   506453   8   4   0   64  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3165   640349   358594   95   970063   535799   11   0   0   57  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   83850   46957   98   134809   54946   8   0   0   33  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1708   273836   150609   99   514880   233117   8   0   0   55  
IC Illinois Central 2540   506850   263564   99   712205   436756   12   16   280   74  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 875   121546   63203   99   207207   130646   4   4   1338   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 358   46237   25430   99   101654   60127   0   1   0   468  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360   45784   25181   96   102088   61182   5   4   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 453   66936   38154   97   121312   71627   6   4   135   676  
CNS Chicago North Shore 197   45984   29430   87   63119   38706   9   1   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 646   68881   40639   95   176352   98361   1   4   525   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 381   52658   29489   98   103038   65572   3   1   2350   172  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 398   41071   22589   99   112487   66238   3   9   1856   788  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 278   38596   21228   99   85049   49766   6   4   840   526  
CP Central Pacific 328   36852   20269   99   86902   51007   2   4   1850   783  
WP Western Pacific 393   41507   26980   86   102859   63251   1   1   0   439  
UP Union Pacific 363   33073   19513   95   103031   59594   1   1   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 581   61829   33387   97   154031   92379   3   2   1902   816  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239   29300   17287   95   58272   36954   4   9   927   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   21822   14621   87   44159   24841   3   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   20051   13434   87   40559   22816   3   0   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 90   21208   11664   99   27609   17756   13   7   4230   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   28706   19233   87   73439   41311   1   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   11883   8080   86   20639   11611   5   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 183   21263   11695   99   43917   27914   4   4   3930   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  (Double) MI6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLC]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ PA9
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  (Double) TN15
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 TN6
Unbuilt:: TN9 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
AL5
Unbuilt:: TN11 [Regions: ADMG]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW  (Double) OH4 IN1  (Double) OH7 OH1 WV3  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OC]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C WBSH  (Double) IN4  (Double) IN8 C&EI L&N IL5  (Double) S&G  (Double)
GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double) AL2  (Double) TN7
KY14
Unbuilt:: TN14 [Regions: ADOCMG]
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 C&C MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
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 KY13
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 LS P&LE OH3 OH5 B&O PA7 WV2 OH6
IN3 KY11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLM]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC  (Double) IL2 S&A  (Double) GA2  (Double) COG  (Double) GA3 A&C
GA5 TN5 N&C KY7 IN10 IL7  (Double) A&WP  (Double) AL6
AL7 FEC KY10
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) NP ND3
Unbuilt:: ND4 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7
Unbuilt:: MO7 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt:: IA5 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL SL&A MO1
Unbuilt:: MO8 [Regions: CM]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5
Unbuilt:: C6 [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP MN2
Unbuilt:: C8 [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP MO6
Unbuilt:: OK2 [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T LA4
Unbuilt:: TX2 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A LA2
Unbuilt:: TX1 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP NV2
Unbuilt:: UT7 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1
Unbuilt:: CA7 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1
Unbuilt:: CO7 [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6
Unbuilt:: OK5 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF
Unbuilt:: MO5 [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP
Unbuilt:: CA4 [Regions: P]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF
Unbuilt:: OK8 [Regions: W]

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 48   43   38   -10  2402   13445   55     7   2    
CNJ 35   29   23   -12  151   1363   77     6   10     12    
READ 34   41   48   +14  284   1440   0     2   6     10     11    
C&O 56   45   34   -22  1185   8550   55     12   6     10    
W&M 29   24   19   -10  4563   16263   77   6   6   10    
SCL 33   43   53   +20  1870   7191   66   12   12   6     13    
P&FW 41   48   55   +14  1249   4165   0     6   13    
M&C 49   60   72   +23  1870   11123   77   13   13   2     6     10    
A&GW 41   44   48   +7  5394   17585   0   11   11   10    
TP&W 57   60   63   +6  4730   15752   80     10   5     11    
GM&O 37   31   25   -12  824   2806   99     4   2    
O&M 40   32   25   -15  2257   8506   42     4   10    
IC 40   38   37   -3  3153   12663   37   2   2   13    
C&NW 52   60   69   +17  1112   8278   97   5   5   3     7     11    
CRIP 35   27   20   -15  150   9936   104     3   6     7     10     12     13    
CB&Q 20   23   26   +6  295   1715   85   7   7  
CASL 25   28   32   +7  365   2181   84   13   13   6    
CNS 38   35   33   -5  61   929   56   9   9   2     7    
M&SP 50   30   11   -39  955   7960   160   5   5   3     7     9     11    
MP 51   61   72   +21  506   3271   49   3   3   2     4     10     12     13    
V&T 28   35   43   +15  247   1878   112   4   4  
L&A 30   38   46   +16  122   1296   94   4   4  
CP 51   92   67   +83  446   4646   174   10   10  
WP 51   125   40   +149  169   12750   625   9   9  
UP 25   31   38   +13  152   1686   129   7   7  
MKT 36   62   88   +52  429   2778   127   12   12  
SLSF 15   19   23   +8  438   1195   0     10  
SLSW 0   0   17   +17  0   698   77     6  
GW 0   0   17   +17  0   630   70   6   6  
SP 15   23   32   +17  198   450   0   11   11  
SP&P 0   0   17   +17  0   1287   143   3   3  
KC&D 0   0   17   +17  0   297   33   10   10  
ATSF 15   22   29   +14  390   915   0   2   2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
KCN 1115   SL 750  

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