Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 15

Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought KCN for $27382, Jay Gould bought SL for $5000.

PCs Merged: SP&D merges into C&NW, GN merges into M&SP.

PCs Incorporated: SV, KP.

New Engines Acquired: ERIE bought Prairie 2-6-2, CNJ bought Prairie 2-6-2, READ bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, W&M bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SCL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&C bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, A&GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, TP&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, GM&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, O&M bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CRIP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CB&Q bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CASL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, V&T bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, L&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, WP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, UP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MKT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SP&P bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, KC&D bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, ATSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought automatic couplers, CNJ bought coal burning engines, CNJ bought block signal system, C&O bought automatic couplers, W&M bought automatic couplers, SCL bought automatic couplers, M&C bought automatic couplers, TP&W bought automatic couplers, GM&O bought automatic couplers, O&M bought automatic couplers, IC bought automatic couplers, C&NW bought automatic couplers, CRIP bought automatic couplers, CB&Q bought automatic couplers, CASL bought Grand Station, CASL bought automatic couplers, CNS bought automatic couplers, M&SP bought automatic couplers, MP bought automatic couplers, V&T bought automatic couplers, L&A bought automatic couplers, CP bought automatic couplers, WP bought automatic couplers, UP bought automatic couplers, MKT bought automatic couplers, SLSW bought automatic couplers, GW bought automatic couplers, SP bought automatic couplers, SP&P bought automatic couplers, KC&D bought automatic couplers, ATSF bought automatic couplers.

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

M&C doubled C&EI, IC doubled KY10, C&NW doubled NP, CB&Q doubled CB&Q, CASL doubled SL&A, CNS doubled WI5, MP doubled MP, V&T doubled V&T, L&A doubled L&A, SP doubled SP.

New RoWs acquired: W&M got TN8, CNS got WI7, M&SP got MN1, CASL got IA3, MP got AR8, GW got LA1, SP&P got ND1, KC&D got KS4, L&A got TX3, V&T got TX16, C&NW got MT6, UP got WY1, ATSF got NM4, MKT got NM5, CP got UT6, SP got CA3, WP got CA8, SCL got FL3, IC got KY9.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost SLSF $3078.

Loan Recalls: Frank Throne.

Stock splits: MKT splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: CRIP, MP.

New railroad Presidents: Sleeping Dog of C&O, Edward Harriman of TP&W, Dan Drew of SLSW, Cornelius Vanderbilt of KP, B of SV.

New Private Companies Available: T&P, CT.

Casey Jones dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $26548. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sleeping Dog, Stepp, Henry Farham, Cornelius Vanderbilt, B, Dan Drew

Pullman's sleeping car design favored by for long distance travel, improves revenues.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Mild Depression.
Best locomotive available: Chesapeake 4-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers

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) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) B (4)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (10) Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) B (4) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Edward Harriman (11) Casey Jones (10) 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
10 Casey Jones KC&D CP KCS ....
11 Edward Harriman TP&W SP .... ....
5 Stepp C&NW M&SP .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog C&O MKT .... ....
13 Jay Gould M&C CASL .... SL
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt KP ATSF .... KCN
7 Henry Farham UP CB&Q .... ....
6 Dan Drew GW SLSW .... ....
3 Darkwing SP&P MP .... ....
4 B SV V&T .... ....
9 Jim Hill WP CNS .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... M&LR
14 Robert Stephenson .... .... .... ....
8 Frank Throne .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2699   404232   226368   95   888141   417515   4   8   0   13  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   30525   18010   95   92525   20405   2   5   0   0  
READ Reading 288   43050   25400   95   104025   40325   3   4   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1721   207577   114168   96   501267   46250   6   6   0   15  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2420   214575   113726   98   724015   366937   -1   1   0   1427  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1544   180201   93705   99   459961   55241   6   9   0   78  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   87891   49219   95   213527   116447   1   0   0   31  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2350   343899   178827   99   650817   427325   4   9   0   1092  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   452274   275886   90   1112214   526715   1   1   0   45  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3165   451694   252947   95   994750   424597   4   2   0   40  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   59344   32639   99   139341   46876   3   1   0   23  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1708   192479   105863   99   526153   195869   2   4   0   44  
IC Illinois Central 2680   375129   217573   93   734552   458089   3   4   130   283  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1471   134797   70096   99   286405   207388   1   4   0   1004  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 581   54191   29805   99   128816   73577   0   1   0   374  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 495   53930   28043   99   123543   81487   2   4   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 588   68297   36881   97   142773   92002   2   4   852   608  
CNS Chicago North Shore 462   58266   37291   87   97900   73095   1   2   2860   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1116   85450   46998   99   240242   158491   -1   1   0   420  
MP Missouri Pacific 616   64151   35283   99   134480   96102   1   4   2700   1892  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 630   54068   29737   99   145214   98171   -1   9   1020   2115  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 362   42712   23491   99   98796   62959   1   26   3720   956  
CP Central Pacific 513   37547   20651   99   111663   74982   -1   6   2110   2106  
WP Western Pacific 483   45654   27849   90   120116   79724   -1   2   0   351  
UP Union Pacific 507   33152   18234   99   124730   79989   -3   1   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 898   62102   32913   98   198250   91595   0   2   114   1903  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 342   27678   16884   93   71092   47951   -1   0   0   649  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   15503   10542   86   45368   19370   -2   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   14531   7992   99   42743   24272   0   0   138   0  
SP Southern Pacific 513   50030   27517   99   81570   71485   2   5   2510   3384  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   21010   11555   99   79273   45201   -2   2   2500   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   8472   4660   99   22223   12667   1   3   4830   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   13706   9046   88   19499   19501   0   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 576   39164   21540   99   92974   76607   -1   16   912   2751  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   15150   10453   85   17899   17901   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  (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 TN9
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
AL5 TN11
Unbuilt:: FL3 [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  (Double) L&N IL5  (Double)
S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double) AL2  (Double)
TN7 KY14 TN14
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) KY8
Unbuilt:: KY9 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) NP  (Double) ND3 SP&D ND4
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 MO7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA4 IA5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL SL&A  (Double) MO1 MO8
Unbuilt:: IA3 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) C6
Unbuilt:: WI7 [Regions: CN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP MN2 GN C8
Unbuilt:: MN1 [Regions: WN]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) MO6 OK2
Unbuilt:: AR8 [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T  (Double) LA4 TX2
Unbuilt:: TX16 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1
Unbuilt:: TX3 [Regions: GS]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP NV2 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 CA7
Unbuilt:: CA8 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1 CO7
Unbuilt:: WY1 [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT OK6 OK5
Unbuilt:: NM5 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: LA1 [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4
Unbuilt:: CA3 [Regions: P]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: ND1 [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D
Unbuilt:: KS4 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ):   KP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF OK8
Unbuilt:: NM4 [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
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 38   34   31   -7  2638   13458   42     7   2    
CNJ 23   21   20   -3  381   1382   58     6   10     12    
READ 48   39   31   -17  341   1440   0     2   4     6     10     11    
C&O 34   47   61   +27  1936   8550   55   12   12   6     10    
W&M 19   24   30   +11  6612   17060   80     6   10    
SCL 53   45   37   -16  2004   7680   47     12   6     13    
P&FW 55   50   45   -10  1106   4165   0     6   13    
M&C 72   47   22   -50  6990   11695   55   13   13   2     6    
A&GW 48   39   31   -17  5827   17585   0     11   10    
TP&W 63   67   71   +8  4032   15772   60   11   10   5     12    
GM&O 25   28   32   +7  936   2830   75     4   2     6    
O&M 25   25   25   +0  2455   8516   32     4   10    
IC 37   39   41   +4  3302   13330   70     2   3     13    
C&NW 69   84   100   +31  1189   11057   298   5   5   3     7     11     13    
CRIP 20   18   17   -3  377   10966   189     3   6     7     10     12     13    
CB&Q 26   32   39   +13  615   2323   152   7   7  
CASL 32   29   26   -6  553   2873   67   13   13   6    
CNS 33   30   28   -5  205   2178   132   9   9   2     7    
M&SP 11   19   28   +17  1089   10236   234   5   5   3     7     9     11    
MP 72   58   45   -27  179   4329   166   3   3   2     4     10     12     13    
V&T 43   38   33   -10  552   3034   116   4   4  
L&A 46   47   48   +2  397   1768   42     4  
CP 67   82   97   +30  1170   5653   92   10   10   2     9    
WP 40   27   15   -25  5601   13780   45   9   9  
UP 38   42   47   +9  565   2334   201   7   7   13    
MKT 88   104   60   +32  644   8410   570   12   12   11    
SLSF 23   39   55   +32  381   1659   51     10   4     9    
SLSW 17   20   24   +7  312   717   58   6   6   4     12    
GW 17   21   25   +8  249   700   0   6   6  
SP 32   50   68   +36  112   2354   211   11   11  
SP&P 17   25   34   +17  621   1430   0   3   3  
KC&D 17   20   24   +7  120   330   0   10   10   2    
KP 0   0   10   +10  0   801   89   2   2  
ATSF 29   45   62   +33  206   2684   196   2   2  
SV 0   0   10   +10  0   675   75   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
T&P 1120   CT 845  

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