Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought TR for $11680, Dan Drew bought LR&S for $9974.

PCs Merged: T&P merges into MP.

New Engines Acquired: ERIE bought Consolidation 2-8-0, READ bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SCL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, P&FW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&C bought Consolidation 2-8-0, TP&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GM&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, O&M bought Consolidation 2-8-0, IC bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CRIP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CASL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, V&T bought Consolidation 2-8-0, L&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MKT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SLSW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SP&P bought Consolidation 2-8-0, KP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SV bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SL bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought Pullman sleepers, C&O bought Pullman sleepers, SCL bought Pullman sleepers, IC bought Pullman sleepers, M&SP bought Pullman sleepers, MP bought Grand Station, L&A bought Pullman sleepers, GW bought Grand Station, SP&P bought Pullman sleepers.

RoWs built: TN13 by C&O, MT7 by C&NW, IA6 by CASL, WI8 by CNS, MN6 by M&SP, TX5 by MP, TX7 by V&T, UT1 by CP, UT8 by WP, UT4 by UP, NM3 by MKT, AR1 by SLSW, LA6 by GW, AZ3 by SP, ND2 by SP&P, MO3 by KC&D, MO9 by KP, NM6 by ATSF, CA9 by SV.

ERIE doubled MD1, M&C doubled TN7, CASL doubled MO8.

New RoWs acquired: C&O got VA6, ERIE got MI4, CNS got WI2, M&SP got WI6, SLSW got AR3, GW got AR6, CASL got NE2, MP got TX12, SP&P got MT4, KC&D got CO4, MKT got AZ1, SP got AZ2, WP got UT5, CP got UT9, UP got ID2, C&NW got ID5, L&A got M1, V&T got M2.

RR Mergers: KP merges into KC&D.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost SLSF $3420.

Loan Recalls: Stepp, Frank Throne, Casey Jones, Edward Harriman.

Stock splits: READ splits 2 for 1, L&A splits 3 for 1.

Cornered stocks: READ, CRIP.

New railroad Presidents: Sleeping Dog of SCL, Casey Jones of TP&W, Cornelius Vanderbilt of IC, Darkwing of CRIP, Casey Jones of SLSF.

New Private Companies Available: H&S.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $13145. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sleeping Dog, Henry Farham, Stepp, B, Darkwing, Casey Jones

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Mild Depression.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
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) B (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (10) Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) B (4) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (13) Edward Harriman (11) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Casey Jones (10)
Rail Prodigal Stepp (5) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Casey Jones (10) 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 .... ....
6 Dan Drew GW SLSW LR&S ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt IC KC&D .... ....
3 Darkwing CRIP MP .... CT
12 Sleeping Dog SCL MKT .... ....
10 Casey Jones SLSF TP&W KCS ....
7 Henry Farham UP ERIE TR ....
11 Edward Harriman A&GW SP .... ....
9 Jim Hill WP CNS .... ....
4 B L&A V&T .... ....
5 Stepp C&NW M&SP .... ....
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   457764   238037   99   941689   442154   7   7   0   5  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   34384   21661   91   97133   19162   3   0   0   0  
READ Reading 288   48679   28721   95   108817   38296   5   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1809   242647   126177   99   546341   69431   8   4   0   6  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2564   257671   144295   95   779693   372197   0   0   0   557  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1754   221616   115240   99   516651   44083   7   1   0   33  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   99338   55630   95   223656   110194   3   0   0   14  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2350   398927   207441   99   680897   444245   7   9   0   497  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   508137   309963   90   1170568   554779   2   6   0   19  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3165   506904   283867   95   1039313   400235   6   0   0   16  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   66632   37315   98   147149   36874   5   0   0   10  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1708   217068   119387   99   549108   192454   4   0   0   20  
IC Illinois Central 2810   440947   246930   95   790707   431788   6   2   0   174  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1838   198361   103148   99   373453   274458   2   6   0   421  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 581   61200   33659   99   136253   59044   1   0   0   146  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 865   117982   62531   98   201018   138963   5   4   2550   1379  
CNS Chicago North Shore 998   119169   73884   89   197334   155561   2   10   0   1115  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1516   135537   74545   99   329004   228813   0   1   271   351  
MP Missouri Pacific 1337   143969   74863   99   262352   201840   3   4   218   3680  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 925   92658   53741   96   198644   141041   1   4   1920   1317  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 734   78330   43081   99   158788   111029   2   16   2160   2127  
CP Central Pacific 1128   95023   56063   95   224571   168418   0   25   0   1918  
WP Western Pacific 789   82374   46954   94   183091   130354   0   2   0   1258  
UP Union Pacific 1620   148507   83164   95   370205   256524   0   9   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1344   110002   57201   99   287768   82573   2   2   1878   3312  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 342   31617   18654   95   76783   44881   1   0   0   295  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 305   32052   18270   97   72087   41041   2   1   1900   315  
GW Great Western 491   44854   23772   98   96527   69060   2   1   1850   565  
SP Southern Pacific 1003   99775   58867   95   173784   147108   2   10   0   4044  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 921   67548   37151   99   190247   138019   -1   4   1175   1225  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 1368   129518   71235   99   246020   193447   2   4   98   2225  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 939   68574   40458   95   167965   134017   -1   0   0   3410  
SV Sacramento Valley 269   26547   14600   99   39939   33920   3   0   0   833  
SL Soo Line 150   13810   8838   90   23831   17758   1   2   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  (Double) MD2 WV1 FW&C  (Double) PA2  (Double) MI6
Unbuilt:: MI4 [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 TN13
Unbuilt:: VA6 [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 TN8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
AL5 TN11 FL3
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) IL5  (Double)
S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double) AL2  (Double)
TN7  (Double) 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 KY9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) NP  (Double) ND3 SP&D  (Double) ND4 MT6
MT7
Unbuilt:: ID5 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 MO7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL  (Double) SL&A  (Double) MO1 MO8  (Double) IA3 IA6
Unbuilt:: NE2 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) C6 WI7 WI8
Unbuilt:: WI2 [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP MN2 GN C8 MN1 MN6
Unbuilt:: WI6 [Regions: WN]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) MO6 OK2 AR8 T&P TX5
Unbuilt:: TX12 [Regions: MWS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T  (Double) LA4 TX2 TX16 TX7
Unbuilt:: M2 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX3
Unbuilt:: M1 [Regions: GS]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1
Unbuilt:: UT9 [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 CA7  (Double) CA8 UT8
Unbuilt:: UT5 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1 CO7 WY1 CB&Q  (Double) IA4 IA5 UT4
Unbuilt:: ID2 [Regions: CW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT  (Double) OK6 OK5 NM5 NM3
Unbuilt:: AZ1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW AR1
Unbuilt:: AR3 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6
Unbuilt:: AR6 [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4 CA3 AZ3
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: TP]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P ND1 ND2
Unbuilt:: MT4 [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D KCN KS4 MO3 KP MO9
Unbuilt:: CO4 [Regions: MW]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF OK8 NM4 NM6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV CA9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]

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 46   36   26   -20  3278   13500   0   7   7   2    
CNJ 32   27   23   -9  258   1396   44     6   4     10     12    
READ 61   84   53   +45  152   2880   0     2   4     6     7     10     11     12    
C&O 27   50   73   +46  1661   9001   44     12   2     6     10    
W&M 19   18   17   -2  5674   17761   99     6   10    
SCL 55   45   35   -20  1145   8663   114   12   12   6     13    
P&FW 28   24   21   -7  1224   4165   0     6   13    
M&C 46   50   55   +9  1251   11750   0   13   13   2     6     7    
A&GW 37   34   32   -5  2818   17585   0   11   11   10    
TP&W 35   32   29   -6  1604   15832   0   10   11   5     12    
GM&O 40   34   28   -12  535   2862   43     4   2     6     12    
O&M 21   23   26   +5  2344   8524   24     4   6     10    
IC 29   32   36   +7  3368   13961   89   2   2   3     13    
C&NW 57   48   39   -18  1568   13130   60   5   5   3     7     11     13    
CRIP 36   49   63   +27  410   11048   107   3   3   6     7     10     12     13    
CASL 21   29   38   +17  1314   4258   67   13   13   6    
CNS 42   46   51   +9  818   4865   125   9   9   2     7    
M&SP 19   17   15   -4  777   12345   125   5   5   3     7     9     11    
MP 32   29   26   -6  644   7574   526   3   3   2     4     10     12     13    
V&T 47   38   30   -17  1442   4563   62   4   4   7     10    
L&A 85   104   41   +38  1078   11010   0   4   4   3     7    
CP 92   75   59   -33  1692   8618   202     10   2     9    
WP 28   32   36   +8  2674   15263   92   9   9   6     13    
UP 50   46   42   -8  1808   8033   67   7   7   13    
MKT 34   36   38   +4  2159   11044   166   12   12   11    
SLSF 66   48   30   -36  398   1680   30   10   10   4     9    
SLSW 29   25   21   -8  129   1450   75   6   6   4     12    
GW 47   57   67   +20  383   2349   106   6   6   3     4    
SP 90   83   76   -14  1043   4896   119   11   11   12    
SP&P 68   76   84   +16  910   4288   317     3   2     13    
KC&D 38   32   30   -8  1049   6632   208   2   2  
ATSF 45   51   58   +13  1358   4514   181     11   12    
SV 23   47   71   +48  188   1286   59     4  
SL 12   15   19   +7  319   693   57     13  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

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