Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 19

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Sleeping Dog bought LP&W for $13153, Henry Farham bought SA&H for $11039, Jay Gould bought CW for $8100.

PCs Merged: H&S merges into GW.

New Engines Acquired: ERIE bought Pacific 4-6-2, READ bought Pacific 4-6-2, P&FW bought Pacific 4-6-2, M&SP bought Pacific 4-6-2, CP bought Pacific 4-6-2, SL bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought automatic brakes, C&O bought automatic brakes, SCL bought automatic brakes, M&C bought automatic brakes, GM&O bought automatic brakes, CASL bought automatic brakes, MP bought automatic brakes, V&T bought automatic brakes, L&A bought automatic brakes, CP bought automatic brakes, MKT bought automatic brakes, SLSW bought automatic brakes, GW bought automatic brakes, SP&P bought automatic brakes, KC&D bought automatic brakes, SV bought automatic brakes, SL bought automatic brakes, TR bought automatic brakes.

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

RoWs abandoned: MI3 was abandoned by ERIE.

CP doubled CP, MKT doubled KCS.

New RoWs acquired: CNS got IL13, SL got WI9, SLSF got KS2, GW got OK1, V&T got TX15, SP&P got MT5, CASL got CO8, KC&D got CO9, ATSF got NM7, UP got OR1, C&NW got WA6, MKT got M3.

RR Mergers: SLSW merges into GW, SP merges into MKT, SL merges into CNS.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost CNJ $2880.

Inadequate brakes on READ locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $2880.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost P&FW $9996.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost A&GW $37147.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Darkwing, B, Stepp, Casey Jones, Sleeping Dog.

New railroad Presidents: Sleeping Dog of C&O, Dan Drew of W&M, Sleeping Dog of SCL, Casey Jones of A&GW, Edward Harriman of TP&W, Cornelius Vanderbilt of IC, Darkwing of L&A, Jim Hill of WP, Edward Harriman of MKT, Jim Hill of SV.

New Private Companies Available: FW&D, C&S.

Stepp earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the C&NW from the Midwest to the Pacific.

Sleeping Dog earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the MKT from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $17021. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sleeping Dog, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stepp, B, Casey Jones, Darkwing

Invention of refrigerated freight cars permits shipment of perishable cargos long distances.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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, refrigerated cars

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) Dan Drew (6) Sleeping Dog (12) B (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Builder Sleeping Dog (12) Casey Jones (10) B (4) Stepp (5) Jay Gould (13)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (13) Edward Harriman (11) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Casey Jones (10)
Rail Prodigal Stepp (5) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Baron Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Jay Gould (13) Stepp (5)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
13 Jay Gould M&C CASL CW ....
6 Dan Drew GW W&M .... ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE UP SA&H ....
11 Edward Harriman MKT TP&W .... ....
9 Jim Hill WP SV .... ....
4 B .... V&T .... ....
3 Darkwing MP L&A .... ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt IC KC&D .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog C&O SCL LP&W ....
10 Casey Jones SLSF A&GW .... ....
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   513742   267147   99   1032078   502455   8   4   0   2  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   35511   23083   89   102184   17883   2   0   0   0  
READ Reading 288   51201   28672   98   113868   30278   4   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1960   276012   143526   99   594229   26782   9   1   0   2  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2564   273238   166676   90   819588   364056   0   0   0   200  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1954   258782   134568   99   569462   32922   8   0   0   493  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   105476   56957   97   237217   104758   4   0   0   6  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2350   428174   222652   99   711447   460695   8   4   0   210  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   536697   327386   90   1223249   583146   3   1   0   8  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3165   532952   330429   89   1067671   416187   5   5   0   6  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   71127   39832   98   155074   23311   6   0   0   3  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1708   228093   127731   98   574694   163131   5   0   0   7  
IC Illinois Central 2877   477070   248077   99   857652   447468   8   0   0   214  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2385   297133   154510   99   504869   372755   4   4   0   177  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 1603   204491   108381   98   349348   255123   5   9   742   4672  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1308   168135   100880   91   308662   210483   3   10   0   435  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1872   199819   103906   99   433532   305092   2   0   0   283  
MP Missouri Pacific 2305   278739   144945   99   489893   329666   2   4   3210   1577  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1335   161467   90421   98   281057   204478   4   4   2260   1365  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1096   133698   73533   99   225520   162737   1   6   0   2293  
CP Central Pacific 1578   144869   79678   99   323133   238705   1   1   0   748  
WP Western Pacific 1001   111590   66955   91   232285   166885   0   0   0   485  
UP Union Pacific 2249   203594   105868   99   513030   363804   1   1   0   433  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 3075   397655   214733   97   643982   270950   5   4   0   3825  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 498   44866   30061   87   112315   71579   -1   3   0   125  
GW Great Western 1890   200815   108440   97   354656   257204   4   9   1967   2170  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 1156   93183   51251   99   237165   107898   2   9   1190   936  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 1466   161589   84027   99   281001   217456   4   0   0   906  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 939   72232   42617   95   182614   113192   0   1   0   1432  
SV Sacramento Valley 269   29149   16031   99   43263   21887   5   0   0   275  
TR Texas Road 84   11561   7630   88   14649   10379   4   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 MI4
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 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 FL2
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 FL1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) NP  (Double) ND3 SP&D  (Double) ND4 MT6
MT7 ID5 WA1
Unbuilt:: WA6 [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL  (Double) SL&A  (Double) MO1 MO8  (Double) IA3 IA6 NE2 NE3
Unbuilt:: CO8 [Regions: CMWT]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) C6 WI7 WI8 WI2 IL15 SL
Unbuilt:: IL13 [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP MN2 GN C8 MN1 MN6 WI6 WI1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWN]
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 LA3
Unbuilt:: TX15 [Regions: MGSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX3 M1 LA5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MGSX]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 UT9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP NV1 CA7  (Double) CA8 UT8 UT5 UT3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1 CO7 WY1 CB&Q  (Double) IA4 IA5 UT4 ID2 OR3
Unbuilt:: OR1 [Regions: CW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT  (Double) OK6 OK5 NM5 NM3 KCS  (Double) AZ1 OK4 SP  (Double)
CA4 CA3 AZ3 AZ2 M4
Unbuilt:: M3 [Regions: MWSTPX]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 KS1
Unbuilt:: KS2 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6 LR&S AR6 H&S AR4 SLSW AR1 AR3 AR2
Unbuilt:: OK1 [Regions: MGS]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P ND1 ND2 MT4
Unbuilt:: MT5 [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D KCN KS4 MO3  (Double) KP MO9 CO4
Unbuilt:: CO9 [Regions: MW]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF OK8 NM4 NM6
Unbuilt:: NM7 [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV CA9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
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 23   29   35   +12  3738   14630   0   7   7   2     5    
CNJ 21   29   37   +16  338   1415   25     7   4     6     10     12    
READ 10   16   23   +13  446   2880   0     2   4     6     7     10     12    
C&O 49   37   26   -23  1820   9719   81   12   12   2     6     10    
W&M 18   17   17   -1  4715   17803   57   6   6   10     12    
SCL 64   55   46   -18  947   9677   100   12   12   4     6     13    
P&FW 28   26   24   -4  906   4165   0     6   4     13    
M&C 41   37   34   -7  935   11750   0   13   13   2     6     7    
A&GW 30   37   44   +14  3194   17585   0   10   11  
TP&W 29   29   29   +0  2440   15832   0   11   11   5     10     12    
GM&O 24   33   42   +18  720   2880   25     6   2     4     12    
O&M 27   28   29   +2  1441   8534   14     4   6     10     12    
IC 32   30   29   -3  2329   14352   33   2   2   3     13    
C&NW 32   29   26   -6  1842   15771   154   5   5   3     7     11     13    
CASL 45   41   38   -7  1077   7774   241   13   13   6     7    
CNS 54   60   76   +22  849   6505   35     9   2     7    
M&SP 31   31   32   +1  1184   14208   42   5   5   3     7     9     11    
MP 33   26   20   -13  2125   21190   0   3   3   6     10     12     13    
V&T 28   29   31   +3  1550   6630   45   4   4   7     10    
L&A 36   41   46   +10  2124   12747   73   3   3   4     7    
CP 67   48   30   -37  5518   11070   0     2   9     10    
WP 32   31   31   -1  2338   16331   84   9   9   6     13    
UP 33   35   37   +4  2767   11048   197   7   7   13    
MKT 30   35   38   +8  2654   19589   276   11   12  
SLSF 46   57   68   +22  189   2412   78   10   10   2     4     9    
GW 99   71   58   -41  1644   9196   254   6   6   3     4    
SP&P 54   47   40   -14  1363   5780   0     3   2     13    
KC&D 32   28   25   -7  1990   7330   0   2   2   10    
ATSF 45   37   29   -16  1292   4695   0     11   10    
SV 59   68   77   +18  453   1311   34   9   9   4    
TR 12   17   22   +10  190   388   32     7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FW&D 975   C&S 580  

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