Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 20

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 20

Headline News 1879 to 1880

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1879: Wyatt Earp arrives in Tombstone, Arizona.
1880: Missouri Governor offers $10,000 reward for capture of Jesse James.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought FW&D for $18180, Jay Gould bought C&S for $5001.

PCs Merged: CW merges into CASL.

PCs Incorporated: LP&W, SA&H.

New Engines Acquired: SLSF bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought automatic couplers, C&O bought refrigerated cars, SCL bought refrigerated cars, M&C bought refrigerated cars, GM&O bought refrigerated cars, O&M bought Pullman sleepers, IC bought automatic brakes, IC bought refrigerated cars, C&NW bought automatic brakes, CASL bought refrigerated cars, M&SP bought automatic brakes, M&SP bought refrigerated cars, V&T bought refrigerated cars, CP bought refrigerated cars, UP bought automatic brakes, SLSF bought automatic couplers, SLSF bought automatic brakes, GW bought refrigerated cars, SP&P bought refrigerated cars, KC&D bought refrigerated cars, SV bought refrigerated cars, TR bought refrigerated cars.

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

RoWs abandoned: TX11 was abandoned by MP.

ERIE doubled MS, C&O doubled TN15, SCL doubled TN11.

New RoWs acquired: W&M got SC3, CASL got IL11, IC got KY6, C&O got TN1, M&SP got WI9, GW got OK3, V&T got TX14, SV got CA10, UP got WA5, C&NW got C10.

RR Mergers: L&A merges into MP, WP merges into SV.

Loan Recalls: B, Jim Hill.

Cornered stocks: CNJ, M&C, M&SP.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of P&FW, Jim Hill of CNS, Cornelius Vanderbilt of CP, Darkwing of SP&P, Sleeping Dog of LP&W.

New Private Companies Available: DRGW, DP.

Henry Farham has a Transcontinental system.

Edward Harriman has a Transcontinental system.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $17053. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, B, Darkwing, Casey Jones, Sleeping Dog

Engineering advances permit building steel bridges at lower cost with greater safety.
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, steel bridges

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 Edward Harriman (11) Jay Gould (13) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Casey Jones (10)
Rail Prodigal Henry Farham (7) Stepp (5) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Baron Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) 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 .... C&S
6 Dan Drew GW P&FW .... ....
11 Edward Harriman MKT TP&W .... ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt CP KC&D .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog C&O LP&W .... ....
10 Casey Jones SLSF A&GW .... ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE UP .... FW&D
3 Darkwing MP SP&P .... ....
4 B .... V&T .... ....
5 Stepp C&NW M&SP .... ....
9 Jim Hill CNS SV .... ....
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   519643   285802   96   1051383   512400   7   4   0   1  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   35879   22604   91   104465   17886   3   0   0   0  
READ Reading 288   51146   28131   99   116149   25357   4   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1960   278766   144959   99   609752   7997   9   16   917   1  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2564   271350   162810   91   870355   390209   0   0   0   110  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1954   261263   135857   99   584938   7972   9   16   0   320  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   106151   55198   99   242715   99841   5   0   0   4  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2350   426853   221964   99   726957   468685   8   9   0   126  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   537830   328077   90   1252224   598072   3   4   0   4  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3165   535506   321303   91   1099004   432329   5   4   0   3  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   72046   39624   99   160059   16269   7   2   0   2  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1708   230321   133588   96   585967   145906   4   1   0   5  
IC Illinois Central 2877   482170   250728   99   876640   457250   8   14   440   128  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2575   324221   168594   99   562719   413100   4   4   0   106  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 1876   241602   130465   97   415601   303390   5   16   765   2978  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1380   179981   106189   92   334607   223978   3   0   0   239  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1872   201703   106901   98   448358   312730   1   3   0   156  
MP Missouri Pacific 3401   453782   272271   91   737860   503966   2   4   0   2516  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1561   182922   100606   99   327203   237877   4   4   0   1994  
CP Central Pacific 1578   144344   79390   99   335631   221618   1   1   0   486  
UP Union Pacific 2346   248258   129093   99   547800   387109   3   4   0   281  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 3085   400108   216057   97   680303   290704   5   5   0   2104  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 821   70925   45392   90   180992   123317   -1   4   0   69  
GW Great Western 2171   228970   119063   99   420505   303545   4   9   950   2689  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 1275   100230   55127   99   266178   103461   2   1   0   1276  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 1689   181768   99971   96   333889   256393   3   4   0   589  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1258   95593   56401   95   240104   150178   0   0   0   859  
SV Sacramento Valley 1270   144139   83601   93   323970   193090   0   2   0   418  
TR Texas Road 84   11509   7136   92   15259   9723   5   0   0   0  
LP&W Levenworth, Pawnee & Western 200   19845   14288   82   34649   27226   -1   0   0   0  
SA&H San Antonio & Houston 219   21865   14431   88   37575   29525   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  (Double) 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  (Double) TN13 VA6
Unbuilt:: TN1 [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:: SC3 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
AL5 TN11  (Double) 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:: KY6 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4  (Double) NP  (Double) ND3 SP&D  (Double) ND4 MT6
MT7 ID5 WA1 WA6
Unbuilt:: C10 [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL  (Double) SL&A  (Double) MO1 MO8  (Double) IA3 IA6 NE2 NE3
CW CO8
Unbuilt:: IL11 [Regions: CMWT]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) WI5  (Double) C6 WI7 WI8 WI2 IL15 SL IL13
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWN]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP MN2 GN C8 MN1 MN6 WI6 WI1
Unbuilt:: WI9 [Regions: CWN]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) MO6 OK2 AR8 T&P TX5 CT TX12 CRIP IA7
MO7 L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX3 M1 LA5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CMGWSX]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T  (Double) LA4 TX2 TX16 TX7 M2 LA3 TX15
Unbuilt:: TX14 [Regions: MGSX]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 UT9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: TP]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP NE1 CO7 WY1 CB&Q  (Double) IA4 IA5 UT4 ID2 OR3
OR1
Unbuilt:: WA5 [Regions: CWP]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT  (Double) OK6 OK5 NM5 NM3 KCS  (Double) AZ1 OK4 SP  (Double)
CA4 CA3 AZ3 AZ2 M4 M3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MWSTPX]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF MO5 KS1 KS2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW LA1 LA6 LR&S AR6 H&S AR4 SLSW AR1 AR3 AR2
OK1
Unbuilt:: OK3 [Regions: MGS]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P ND1 ND2 MT4 MT5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Kansas City & Denver (KC&D):   KC&D KCN KS4 MO3  (Double) KP MO9 CO4 CO9
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF OK8 NM4 NM6 NM7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV CA9 WP NV1 CA7  (Double) CA8 UT8 UT5 UT3
Unbuilt:: CA10 [Regions: TP]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]
Levenworth, Pawnee & Western (LP&W):   LP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
San Antonio & Houston (SA&H):   SA&H
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 35   29   23   -12  3398   14630   0   7   7   2     4    
CNJ 37   46   55   +18  205   1421   19     2   4     6     7     10     12    
READ 23   22   21   -2  171   2880   0     2   4     6     7     10     12    
C&O 26   51   76   +50  1248   9800   0   12   12   2     6     10    
W&M 17   16   16   -1  4700   17860   0     6   10     12    
SCL 46   44   42   -4  1297   9777   0     12   4     6     13    
P&FW 24   27   31   +7  1048   4165   0   6   6   4     13    
M&C 34   39   44   +10  1088   11750   0   13   13   2     3     6     7    
A&GW 44   48   52   +8  2771   17585   0   10   11  
TP&W 29   33   37   +8  2463   15832   0   11   11   5     10     12    
GM&O 42   40   39   -3  373   2886   19     6   2     4     10     12    
O&M 29   27   26   -3  1339   8537   11     4   6     10     12    
IC 29   35   42   +13  3102   14352   33     2   3     13    
C&NW 26   25   24   -2  2039   16780   95   5   5   3     7     11     13    
CASL 38   44   51   +13  1824   9244   136   13   13   6     7    
CNS 76   56   36   -40  3065   6829   71   9   9   7    
M&SP 32   33   34   +2  831   14250   0   5   5   3     7     9     11     13    
MP 20   20   25   +5  3049   34010   0   3   3   7    
V&T 31   32   34   +3  1377   7692   113   4   4   6     7     10    
CP 30   28   27   -3  2330   11070   0   2   2   9     10    
UP 37   33   29   -8  2891   11682   48   7   7   13    
MKT 38   35   32   -6  3962   19910   5   11   12  
SLSF 68   56   44   -24  521   3944   161   10   10   4     9    
GW 58   51   44   -14  3690   10715   140   6   6   3     4     13    
SP&P 40   39   39   -1  1363   6316   59   3   3   2     13    
KC&D 25   26   27   +2  2146   8334   111   2   2   10    
ATSF 29   36   43   +14  1485   6131   159     11   10     12    
SV 77   62   29   -48  164   17760   0   9   9   6    
TR 22   38   54   +32  121   396   24     7   3     4     6     12    
LP&W 0   0   13   +13  0   900   100   12   12  
SA&H 0   0   13   +13  0   986   109     7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
DRGW 580   DP 530  

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