Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Stepp bought V&T for $31567, Jim Hill bought CP for $20049, Frederik Conrad bought SLSF for $5600, Cyrus Holliday bought SLSW for $1900, Stepp bought GW for $12345, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought GN for $14902.

PCs Merged: C&EI merges into WBSH, L&N merges into N&C, SL&A merges into CASL.

PCs Incorporated: L&A, MP, UP, M&LR.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Mogul 2-6-0, CNJ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, WBSH bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GM&O bought Atlantic 4-4-2, N&C bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: CNJ bought coal burning engines, PENN bought steel rails, READ bought coal burning engines, COG bought coal burning engines, P&LE bought coal burning engines, WBSH bought coal burning engines, C&NW bought coal burning engines, CRIP bought coal burning engines, CB&Q bought coal burning engines, CASL bought coal burning engines, CNS bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: KY5 by PENN, SC3 by READ, VA6 by N&W, IN10 by C&H, FL3 by SCL, MS5 by COG, IL6 by P&LE, GA2 by G&C, TN14 by GM&O, MS7 by SM, WI4 by C&NW, IA7 by CRIP, IA4 by CB&Q.

NYC doubled C5, PENN doubled IC, READ doubled VA7, SCL doubled AL2, G&C doubled SC1.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA4, G&C got GA3, C&H got IL7, CNJ got KY4, PENN got KY7, N&W got TN1, SCL got TN8, GM&O got MS2, C&NW got MN2, CRIP got IA5, CB&Q got MO7, CNS got WI2.

RR Mergers: N&C merges into COG, SM merges into SCL.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Railroad Bill, Stepp.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Hill of GT, Griffes dÆargent of READ, Jay Gould of COG, Jim Hill of CASL, Thomas Durant of M&LR.

New Private Companies Available: WP, MKT, SP, NP, KC&D, KP.

Stepp dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5678. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, B, Henry Farham, Frederik Conrad, Thomas Durant

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Normal.
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) Jay Gould (7) Railroad Bill (9)
Rail Mogul Casey Jones (2) B (1) Jay Gould (7) Stepp (10) Henry Farham (6)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (2) B (1) Frederik Conrad (4) Railroad Bill (9) 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
5 Griffes d’argent READ G&C .... ....
7 Jay Gould WBSH COG .... ....
11 Thomas Durant M&LR CRIP .... ....
8 Jim Hill CASL GT .... CP
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad C&H CNS SLSF ....
1 B P&LE GM&O .... ....
9 Railroad Bill N&W MC .... ....
6 Henry Farham PENN .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC .... GN M&SP
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... SLSW
10 Stepp SCL .... V&T GW
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 952 96893 61043 94 174575 4341 5 0 0 14
NYC New York Central 1986 312687 175106 95 566896 339486 5 4 0 111
CNJ Central New Jersey 1771 240557 139523 93 470790 256094 3 6 0 704
PENN Pennsylvania 2221 323070 184150 94 549523 372998 4 5 0 248
READ Reading 879 124949 69972 95 177001 64241 7 15 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 580 46290 29162 94 140169 55905 0 0 0 286
N&W Norfolk & Western 2177 254033 149880 92 607046 360890 1 1 0 377
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1484 196940 102410 99 366247 226120 5 4 0 192
SCL Sea Coast Line 2411 281812 157815 95 503124 363723 3 4 0 783
COG Central of Georgia 2353 328949 171054 99 499675 334126 6 0 0 318
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2274 292892 164021 98 582810 384359 3 1 0 960
G&C Greenville & Columbia 903 97202 53461 99 157322 60592 5 4 0 385
WBSH Wabash Line 575 71813 44524 92 91024 80871 3 4 700 274
MC Michigan Central 568 59592 33372 95 86752 64965 3 1 0 0
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 31283 20334 89 56729 47285 0 8 0 235
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 523 47213 31160 91 82499 74771 -1 3 0 482
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400 41078 22593 99 64122 57993 3 2 1600 910
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 358 33665 18516 99 50944 46106 3 4 0 0
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360 34028 18715 99 57834 47636 2 4 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 284 35167 23562 87 43471 35417 2 1 0 0
CNS Chicago North Shore 85 15386 9078 95 16058 14417 7 9 450 0
MP Missouri Pacific 283 27498 18699 86 37907 34993 1 0 0 0
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132 12466 8976 82 17783 16417 -1 0 0 0
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90 13891 9863 83 14507 13393 2 0 0 0
UP Union Pacific 105 8942 5812 89 13805 12745 0 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  (Double) 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: KY4 [Regions: AOLC]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 WV3 PA8 NY2 KY2
P&FW  (Double) A&GW IN5  (Double) IN7 IC  (Double) IL4 IL2
KY5
Unbuilt: KY7 [Regions: AOLCM]
Reading (READ) READ  (Double) PA1  (Double) MD1 RF&P  (Double) VA7  (Double) VA1  (Double)
NC2 SC3
Unbuilt: PA4 [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 VA6
Unbuilt: TN1 [Regions: AOCM]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) NER  (Double) W&M SC4 GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3
TN10  (Double) TN12 KY13 IN10
Unbuilt: IL7 [Regions: ADOM]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL5  (Double) AL2  (Double)
FEC TN7 FL3 SM NO&J MS6 TN9 MS7
Unbuilt: TN8 [Regions: ADMG]
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 MS5 N&C  (Double)
KY14 IL8 L&N
Unbuilt: KY10 [Regions: ADOMG]
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 IL6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOLCM]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ) G&C  (Double) TN2 TN4 BRL  (Double) SC1  (Double) GA2
Unbuilt: GA3 [Regions: AD]
Wabash Line (WBSH) WBSH  (Double) O&M IN6 C&EI
Unbuilt: KY8 [Regions: OC]
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 TN14
Unbuilt: MS2 [Regions: MG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW) C&NW WI4
Unbuilt: MN2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP IA7
Unbuilt: IA5 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt: MO7 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL) CASL SL&A
Unbuilt: none [Regions: CM]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ) CNS
Unbuilt: WI2 [Regions: C]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Union Pacific (UP ) UP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: W]

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 18 20 23 +5  1995 4760 0 8 8
NYC 31 26 22 -9  2742 9937 0 3 3 2 7
CNJ 30 30 30 +0  2337 8855 0 2 2 3
PENN 23 30 37 +14  4069 11055 55 6 6
READ 75 72 69 -6  1067 4341 54 5 11 15
B&O 18 18 18 +0  851 2847 61   9 2 5
N&W 23 19 15 -8  4212 10814 75 9 9
C&H 25 25 26 +1  1257 7365 61 4 4 1 6 8
SCL 42 34 25 -17  2990 11852 210 10 10
COG 31 29 28 -3  1367 11650 115 7 8
P&LE 18 18 19 +1  3062 11288 82 1 1 4
G&C 70 73 76 +6  787 4429 86 5 5 9 11 15
WBSH 40 46 52 +12  372 2783 92 7 7 8 9
MC 29 27 26 -3  528 2840 0 9 9 5 11
A&T 40 36 32 -8  609 1905 0   7
GM&O 17 17 17 +0  591 2560 55 1 1 4
C&NW 26 53 81 +55  145 1860 140 2 2
CRIP 21 33 45 +24  195 1686 104 11 11
CB&Q 23 44 65 +42  247 1715 85   5
CASL 11 15 19 +8  385 1302 118 8 8 7
CNS 11 17 24 +13  184 425 0 4 4
MP 0 0 11 +11  0 1274 141   1
M&LR 0 0 11 +11  0 594 66 11 11
L&A 0 0 11 +11  0 405 45    
UP 0 0 11 +11  0 473 52   11

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
WP 710 MKT 1630 SP 450 NP 1405 KC&D 330 KP 890

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