Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 18

Headline News 1875 to 1876

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1875: Gold discovered in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory!
1876: Gen. Custer massacred by Sioux Indians on banks of Little Big Horn River.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Dan Drew bought H&S for $9814.

PCs Merged: CT merges into MP, LR&S merges into GW, KCS merges into MKT.

PCs Incorporated: TR.

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

New Technologies Acquired: TP&W bought Pullman sleepers, M&SP bought Grand Station, SLSW bought Pullman sleepers, KC&D bought Grand Station, ATSF bought Pullman sleepers, SV bought Pullman sleepers.

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

KC&D doubled MO3.

New RoWs acquired: IC got FL1, SCL got FL2, ERIE got MI3, CNS got IL15, M&SP got WI1, SLSW got AR2, GW got AR4, V&T got LA3, L&A got LA5, CASL got NE3, SLSF got KS1, MKT got OK4, MP got TX11, WP got UT3, UP got OR3, C&NW got WA1, SP got M4.

RR Mergers: CRIP merges into MP.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost CNJ $2592.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, Frank Throne, Casey Jones.

New railroad Presidents: Cornelius Vanderbilt of CP, Sleeping Dog of SP, Darkwing of SP&P, Edward Harriman of ATSF, Jim Hill of SL.

New Private Companies Available: LP&W, SA&H, CW.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $17015. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stepp, Sleeping Dog, B, Casey Jones, Darkwing

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Mild Depression to Recession.
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, automatic brakes

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) B (4) Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (13) Edward Harriman (11) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Sleeping Dog (12) Casey Jones (10)
Rail Prodigal Stepp (5) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) 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 .... H&S
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt CP KC&D .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog SP MKT .... ....
3 Darkwing MP SP&P .... ....
11 Edward Harriman A&GW ATSF .... ....
10 Casey Jones SLSF TP&W .... ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE UP .... ....
9 Jim Hill SL 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 2925   481593   269691   95   997329   484554   5   4   0   3  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   34159   21862   90   99713   17966   2   0   0   0  
READ Reading 288   48589   28667   95   111397   34442   2   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1960   256572   133417   99   581293   63668   8   0   0   4  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2564   258423   155053   91   802666   368598   0   0   0   334  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1754   222345   115618   99   530122   11577   8   4   800   21  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   98649   55244   95   229520   107825   3   0   0   9  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2350   400939   208486   99   695937   452705   7   4   0   323  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   508162   315062   89   1196503   569368   2   1   0   13  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3165   506172   283457   95   1067671   416187   6   9   0   10  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   66535   36595   99   151239   29429   5   0   0   6  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1708   217380   128255   95   560039   177614   3   0   0   12  
IC Illinois Central 2810   439220   228394   99   823078   449997   7   4   268   122  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2076   219395   114085   99   427474   316393   2   7   0   295  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 1120   139597   72589   99   249618   178763   4   4   4830   2357  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1088   131637   81615   89   224869   176246   2   10   0   669  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1787   161774   90593   95   387923   275636   0   0   0   435  
MP Missouri Pacific 2305   260637   135530   99   474680   321829   2   4   3210   2426  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1245   125422   68983   99   253745   185240   2   9   540   1942  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 950   100654   55359   99   193995   139662   1   4   1168   3001  
CP Central Pacific 1578   128744   81109   91   296055   224755   -1   0   0   1151  
WP Western Pacific 965   93909   56347   91   216922   157713   0   2   0   881  
UP Union Pacific 1855   163729   85138   99   427206   299683   1   9   788   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1755   159247   82808   99   367232   119490   2   2   1155   3374  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 342   30438   19176   91   82255   47959   -1   1   0   192  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 495   46505   25578   99   102330   65788   2   9   226   1329  
GW Great Western 886   76106   39575   99   159236   120665   2   16   492   1570  
SP Southern Pacific 1124   110456   65168   95   201559   168913   1   42   0   2426  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 1156   85572   47064   99   229535   103968   1   6   0   1440  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 1466   148272   77102   99   271325   212472   3   16   0   1510  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 939   68642   40499   95   175177   109361   0   4   0   2387  
SV Sacramento Valley 269   27021   15132   98   41488   24424   4   4   0   500  
SL Soo Line 150   13986   8252   95   25175   17685   2   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   10707   7067   88   14039   11961   2   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  (Double) MD2 WV1 FW&C  (Double) PA2  (Double) MI6 MI4
Unbuilt:: MI3 [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 VA6
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 TN8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
AL5 TN11 FL3
Unbuilt:: FL2 [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:: FL1 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) NP  (Double) ND3 SP&D  (Double) ND4 MT6
MT7 ID5
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL  (Double) SL&A  (Double) MO1 MO8  (Double) IA3 IA6 NE2
Unbuilt:: NE3 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) C6 WI7 WI8 WI2
Unbuilt:: IL15 [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP MN2 GN C8 MN1 MN6 WI6
Unbuilt:: WI1 [Regions: WN]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) MO6 OK2 AR8 T&P TX5 CT TX12 CRIP IA7
MO7
Unbuilt:: TX11 [Regions: CMWS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T  (Double) LA4 TX2 TX16 TX7 M2
Unbuilt:: LA3 [Regions: MSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX3 M1
Unbuilt:: LA5 [Regions: GSX]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 UT9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 CA7  (Double) CA8 UT8 UT5
Unbuilt:: UT3 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1 CO7 WY1 CB&Q  (Double) IA4 IA5 UT4 ID2
Unbuilt:: OR3 [Regions: CW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT  (Double) OK6 OK5 NM5 NM3 KCS AZ1
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5
Unbuilt:: KS1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW AR1 AR3
Unbuilt:: AR2 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6 LR&S AR6
Unbuilt:: AR4 [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ):   SP  (Double) CA4 CA3 AZ3 AZ2
Unbuilt:: M4 [Regions: TP]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P ND1 ND2 MT4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D KCN KS4 MO3  (Double) KP MO9 CO4
Unbuilt:: none [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]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
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
ERIE 26   24   23   -3  3309   14517   113   7   7   2    
CNJ 23   22   21   -2  285   1407   33     6   4     10     12    
READ 53   31   10   -43  617   2880   0     2   4     6     7     10     12    
C&O 73   61   49   -24  896   9692   108     12   2     6     10    
W&M 17   17   18   +1  5004   17785   75     6   10    
SCL 35   49   64   +29  2156   8777   0     12   4     6     13    
P&FW 21   24   28   +7  1204   4165   0     6   4     13    
M&C 55   48   41   -14  1069   11750   0   13   13   2     6     7    
A&GW 32   31   30   -2  3187   17585   0   11   11   10    
TP&W 29   29   29   +0  2494   15832   0   10   11   5     12    
GM&O 28   26   24   -4  562   2872   33     4   2     6     12    
O&M 26   26   27   +1  1864   8530   18     4   6     10    
IC 36   34   32   -4  2620   14050   0     2   3     13    
C&NW 39   35   32   -7  1651   14201   179   5   5   3     7     11     13    
CASL 38   41   45   +7  786   5473   127   13   13   6     7    
CNS 51   52   54   +3  1015   5395   45   9   9   2     7    
M&SP 15   23   31   +16  1338   13567   258   5   5   3     7     9     11    
MP 26   25   33   +7  917   20890   300   3   3   6     10     12     13    
V&T 30   29   28   -2  1094   6065   160   4   4   7     10    
L&A 41   38   36   -5  4138   11982   108   4   3   7    
CP 59   63   67   +8  2136   10643   427   2   2   9     10    
WP 36   34   32   -4  2208   16147   88     9   6     13    
UP 42   37   33   -9  2295   9158   117   7   7   13    
MKT 38   34   30   -8  4283   13060   205   12   12   11    
SLSF 30   38   46   +16  268   1681   29   10   10   2     4     9    
SLSW 21   32   44   +23  505   2380   95   6   6   4     12    
GW 67   83   99   +32  757   4233   197   6   6   3     4    
SP 76   83   90   +14  1313   5441   179   12   11  
SP&P 84   69   54   -30  1234   5425   355   3   3   2     13    
KC&D 30   31   32   +2  1958   7281   49   2   2   10    
ATSF 58   51   45   -13  1286   4559   136   11   11   10     12    
SV 71   65   59   -12  473   1300   45     9   4    
SL 19   37   56   +37  234   693   57   9   13   4     6    
TR 0   0   12   +12  0   378   42     7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
LP&W 1000   SA&H 1095   CW 835  

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