Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 10

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 10

Headline News 1859 to 1860

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1859: John Brown is executed after seizing arsenal at Harper's Ferry.
1860: Rich silver strike at Comstock Lode in Nevada Territory.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jay Gould bought L&N for $14000, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought M&SP for $15193, B bought MP for $10015, Thomas Durant bought M&LR for $1400, Henry Farham bought L&A for $32003, Thomas Durant bought UP for $6500, Jay Gould bought SL&A for $6000.

PCs Merged: FEC merges into SCL.

PCs Incorporated: CASL, CNS.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&H bought Atlantic 4-4-2, COG bought Atlantic 4-4-2, P&LE bought Atlantic 4-4-2, G&C bought Atlantic 4-4-2, A&T bought Mogul 2-6-0, GM&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&NW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CRIP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CB&Q bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: MC bought Grand Station, A&T bought steel rails.

RoWs built: KY3 by CNJ, KY2 by PENN, NC2 by READ, IL3 by N&W, KY13 by C&H, TN7 by SCL, MS4 by COG, KY11 by P&LE, IL2 by P&FW, SC1 by G&C, IN6 by WBSH, MI6 by MC, KY6 by A&T, TN13 by GM&O, IL8 by N&C, TN9 by SM.

RoWs abandoned: KY11 was abandoned by P&LE.

NYC doubled HRL, READ doubled VA1, C&H doubled TN10, COG doubled MS1, P&LE doubled GTW, G&C doubled BRL, WBSH doubled WBSH.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got PA2, N&W got VA6, READ got SC3, G&C got GA2, MC got MI2, C&H got IN10, P&LE got IL6, PENN got KY5, WBSH got KY8, N&C got KY10, GM&O got TN14, COG got MS5, SM got MS7, C&NW got WI4, CB&Q got IA4, CRIP got IA7, SCL got FL3.

RR Mergers: P&FW merges into PENN.

Loan Recalls: B, Casey Jones, Frederik Conrad, Henry Farham, Jim Hill, Railroad Bill, Cyrus Holliday.

New railroad Presidents: Casey Jones of CNJ, Jim Hill of COG, Jay Gould of A&T, Frederik Conrad of CNS.

New Private Companies Available: V&T, CP, SLSF, SLSW, GW, GN.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4170. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Frederik Conrad

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Depression.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron B (1) Casey Jones (2) Jim Hill (8) Railroad Bill (9) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Mogul B (1) Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) Stepp (10) Henry Farham (6)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (2) Frederik Conrad (4) Railroad Bill (9) B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Magnate B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Henry Farham (6) Railroad Bill (9) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (1) Henry Farham (6) Frederik Conrad (4) Stepp (10)
Rail Baron B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Casey Jones (2) Henry Farham (6) Frederik Conrad (4)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 Jay Gould WBSH A&T L&N SL&A
8 Jim Hill COG N&C C&EI ....
5 Griffes d’argent CB&Q G&C .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC .... .... M&SP
9 Railroad Bill N&W MC .... ....
10 Stepp SCL SM .... ....
11 Thomas Durant READ CRIP UP M&LR
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
1 B P&LE GM&O MP ....
4 Frederik Conrad C&H CNS .... ....
6 Henry Farham PENN .... .... L&A
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 952 96394 63620 91 173740 4703 4 0 0 18
NYC New York Central 1986 306359 171563 95 554583 331939 5 4 0 148
CNJ Central New Jersey 1771 241524 135253 95 458712 248691 4 0 0 938
PENN Pennsylvania 2111 300321 189201 91 508181 342142 2 1 0 382
READ Reading 770 114460 60664 98 156537 57830 9 16 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 580 45578 28259 95 137292 56306 0 0 0 382
N&W Norfolk & Western 2026 241014 142198 92 572700 333081 1 3 0 538
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1362 172714 91540 98 338916 204032 4 6 244 30
SCL Sea Coast Line 1323 161862 90643 95 309675 195238 3 20 210 197
COG Central of Georgia 1587 213564 111051 99 368840 251823 5 9 0 424
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2109 258473 142160 99 542591 351288 2 4 0 1280
G&C Greenville & Columbia 731 72547 39900 99 129595 69121 4 4 0 592
WBSH Wabash Line 391 48142 30330 91 60528 54267 3 0 700 392
MC Michigan Central 568 59573 33361 95 81470 72727 3 4 0 0
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 31127 18987 93 56729 47285 0 1 0 336
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 413 33603 20834 95 64716 58354 0 0 0 688
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 536 51689 30496 95 72960 53092 3 0 0 0
SM Southern Mississippi 667 61134 36069 95 105220 94694 1 15 0 637
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120 15764 8670 99 20993 18457 5 2 1400 0
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150 17455 9600 99 23759 21241 4 1 0 0
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190 19902 10946 99 30919 23081 3 1 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185 18584 12265 88 25622 23653 1 0 0 0
CNS Chicago North Shore 85 15057 9335 92 14741 13609 7 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)
Grand Trunk (GT ) GT C2 B&M B&H ME1 C1
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL  (Double) C&A  (Double) NYNH  (Double) NY3 B&A  (Double) C3
C4 C5 MI1  (Double) PA11 TP&W C&C IN3
Unbuilt: PA2 [Regions: ALCN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ) CNJ  (Double) ERIE  (Double) PA9 PA10 NY1 LS  (Double) OH3 OH5
FW&C OH6 OH8 KY3
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOLC]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 WV3 PA8 NY2 KY2
P&FW  (Double) A&GW IN5  (Double) IN7 IC IL4 IL2
Unbuilt: KY5 [Regions: AOLCM]
Reading (READ) READ  (Double) PA1  (Double) MD1 RF&P  (Double) VA7 VA1  (Double) NC2
Unbuilt: SC3 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O WV1 OH1 OH2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W N&S R&D W&W VA4 VA5 KY1 IN4 IN8 M&C OH7  (Double)
IN1 IL5 IL3
Unbuilt: VA6 [Regions: AOCM]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) NER  (Double) W&M SC4 GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3
TN10  (Double) TN12 KY13
Unbuilt: IN10 [Regions: ADM]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL5  (Double) AL2 FEC
TN7
Unbuilt: FL3 [Regions: ADG]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG  (Double) A&WP  (Double) A&C AL6 AL7 S&G  (Double) S&A  (Double)
GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS1  (Double) MS4
Unbuilt: MS5 [Regions: ADG]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE) P&LE  (Double) MRLE GTW  (Double) OH4 IN2 C&O MD2 VC PA7  (Double)
VA2 MON  (Double) IN9 KY12 KY11
Unbuilt: IL6 [Regions: AOLC]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ) G&C  (Double) TN2 TN4 BRL  (Double) SC1
Unbuilt: GA2 [Regions: AD]
Wabash Line (WBSH) WBSH  (Double) O&M IN6
Unbuilt: KY8 [Regions: O]
Michigan Central (MC ) MC MN  (Double) MS MI6
Unbuilt: MI2 [Regions: L]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ) A&T TN5 KY6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O) GM&O MS3 TN13
Unbuilt: TN14 [Regions: G]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ) N&C  (Double) KY14 IL8
Unbuilt: KY10 [Regions: M]
Southern Mississippi (SM ) SM NO&J MS6 TN9
Unbuilt: MS7 [Regions: MG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW) C&NW
Unbuilt: WI4 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP
Unbuilt: IA7 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q
Unbuilt: IA4 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL) CASL
Unbuilt: none [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ) CNS
Unbuilt: none [Regions: C]

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
GT 15 16 18 +3  2261 4760 0   8
NYC 20 25 31 +11  3212 9937 0 3 3 2 7
CNJ 35 32 30 -5  2320 8754 101 2 2 3
PENN 39 31 23 -16  1564 10191 369 6 6
READ 87 81 75 -12  917 3773 77 11 11 5 15
B&O 17 17 18 +1  965 2827 81   2 5
N&W 32 27 23 -9  2357 10080 54 9 9
C&H 30 27 25 -5  1234 6736 80 4 4 1 6 8
SCL 24 33 42 +18  1726 6423 199 10 10
COG 46 38 31 -15  1910 7887 48 8 7 6
P&LE 22 20 18 -4  2719 10434 111 1 1 4
G&C 67 68 70 +3  1350 3584 71 5 5 11 15
WBSH 24 32 40 +16  404 1899 56 7 7 9
MC 26 27 29 +3  453 2785 55 9 9 5 11
A&T 27 33 40 +13  554 1802 103 7 7
GM&O 22 19 17 -5  416 1937 128 1 1 4
N&C 23 20 17 -6  380 2565 115 8 8
SM 26 37 49 +23  930 3255 80 10 10
C&NW 11 18 26 +15  266 600 0 2 2
CRIP 11 16 21 +10  314 750 0 11 11
CB&Q 11 17 23 +12  401 950 0 5 5
CASL 0 0 11 +11  0 833 92   8
CNS 0 0 11 +11  0 383 42 4 4

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
V&T 865 CP 770 SLSF 1195 SLSW 775 GW 700 GN 1475

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