Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 12

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 12

Headline News 1863 to 1864

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1863: Congress passes Homestead Act giving free land to homesteaders.
1864: Otto von Bismark appointed minister president of Prussia by William I.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Thomas Durant bought WP for $18000, Henry Farham bought MKT for $26004, Frederik Conrad bought SP for $16534, Casey Jones bought NP for $27532, Griffes dÆargent bought KC&D for $4820, Jay Gould bought KP for $15000.

PCs Merged: M&SP merges into CNS.

PCs Incorporated: SLSF, SLSW, CP, V&T, GN.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought Grand Station, NYC bought coal burning engines, C&H bought coal burning engines, P&LE bought Grand Station, MC bought coal burning engines, C&NW bought Grand Station.

RoWs abandoned: KY10 was abandoned by COG, GA3 was abandoned by G&C, KY8 was abandoned by WBSH.

N&W doubled IL5, C&H doubled IN10, SCL doubled SM, P&LE doubled IL6, CNS doubled CNS.

New RoWs acquired: CASL got MO1, M&LR got AR4.

RR Mergers: COG merges into WBSH, G&C merges into READ, GM&O merges into P&LE.

Loan Recalls: Casey Jones, Griffes dÆargent, Henry Farham, Railroad Bill, Thomas Durant, Cyrus Holliday.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of A&T, Griffes dÆargent of CB&Q, Cornelius Vanderbilt of CNS, B of MP, Jim Hill of CP, Thomas Durant of UP, Frederik Conrad of SLSF, Cornelius Vanderbilt of GN.

New Private Companies Available: ATSF, KCS.

B earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the P&LE from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Jay Gould earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the WBSH from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5735. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Henry Farham, Thomas Durant, Frederik Conrad

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

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Normal.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Tycoon Announcements:

6 Henry Farham i\'m angry about roland\'s mistake! in the first version i was president of l&a!

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 Jay Gould WBSH A&T .... KP
8 Jim Hill CASL CP .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt CNS GN .... ....
1 B P&LE MP .... ....
5 Griffes d’argent READ CB&Q .... KC&D
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW NP ....
4 Frederik Conrad C&H SLSF .... SP
11 Thomas Durant UP CRIP WP ....
10 Stepp SCL .... .... GW
9 Railroad Bill N&W MC .... ....
6 Henry Farham PENN .... .... MKT
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
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 113382 63493 98 181049 7387 8 9 0 8
NYC New York Central 1986 366238 205092 95 580401 345841 8 8 0 61
CNJ Central New Jersey 1771 283203 147265 99 497284 268562 8 6 0 352
PENN Pennsylvania 2221 380775 213235 95 567646 381527 7 1 0 149
READ Reading 1782 266937 138806 99 359024 75689 10 4 0 193
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 580 54102 33543 95 144902 56680 1 0 0 157
N&W Norfolk & Western 2177 308004 197122 87 607046 360890 2 1 0 189
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1484 236356 122906 99 377347 231344 8 8 0 115
SCL Sea Coast Line 2411 332302 186090 95 535914 379153 5 11 0 431
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2797 444767 249069 95 698593 469870 6 4 0 865
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 523374 277388 98 612173 425103 10 9 0 326
MC Michigan Central 568 69906 43342 89 86752 64965 4 1 0 0
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 37461 22477 94 60615 48199 2 0 0 117
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400 47262 25048 98 67386 59529 5 7 1600 455
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 358 40131 22474 98 52892 25918 6 1 0 0
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360 40209 22115 99 60527 41788 5 1 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 284 41758 25054 94 47333 37235 6 0 338 0
CNS Chicago North Shore 411 60538 34506 97 83659 62025 7 9 450 0
MP Missouri Pacific 283 33086 21175 90 40216 29623 4 1 0 0
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132 14923 8954 94 21553 17191 3 1 820 0
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173 16645 10819 89 33233 24067 1 0 0 0
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90 16284 11562 83 15303 12173 5 1 0 0
CP Central Pacific 154 18510 12957 84 31841 23059 1 0 0 0
UP Union Pacific 105 10657 6714 91 14662 11050 3 1 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239 23769 16163 86 46631 33769 0 0 0 0
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155 19077 12782 87 32015 23185 2 0 0 0
GN Great Northern 295 23650 15372 89 53591 38809 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 G&C  (Double) TN2 TN4 BRL  (Double) SC1  (Double)
GA2
Unbuilt: PA4 [Regions: AD]
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  (Double) 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  (Double)
Unbuilt: IL7 [Regions: ADOM]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL5  (Double) AL2  (Double)
FEC TN7 FL3 SM  (Double) NO&J MS6 TN9 MS7
Unbuilt: TN8 [Regions: ADMG]
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  (Double) GM&O MS3
TN13 TN14
Unbuilt: MS2 [Regions: AOLCMG]
Wabash Line (WBSH) WBSH  (Double) O&M IN6 C&EI 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: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Michigan Central (MC ) MC MN  (Double) MS MI6
Unbuilt: MI2 [Regions: L]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ) A&T TN5 KY6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
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: MO1 [Regions: CM]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ) CNS  (Double) M&SP
Unbuilt: WI2 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR
Unbuilt: AR4 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ) CP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ) UP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: W]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Great Northern (GN ) GN
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 23 29 36 +13  1735 4760 0   8
NYC 22 27 32 +10  2445 9937 0   3 1 2 7
CNJ 30 29 28 -2  2286 8855 0 2 2 3
PENN 37 32 27 -10  3855 11110 0 6 6
READ 69 68 60 -9  1092 8910 0 5 5 11 15
B&O 18 18 18 +0  818 2862 46   9 2 5
N&W 15 16 17 +2  3456 10884 5 9 9
C&H 26 27 28 +2  1460 7426 0 4 4 1 6 8
SCL 25 32 39 +14  4972 11852 210 10 10
P&LE 19 19 18 -1  3713 13985 0 1 1 4
WBSH 52 44 36 -16  783 14640 0 7 7 8
MC 26 25 24 -2  642 2840 0 9 9 5 11
A&T 32 40 49 +17  655 1905 0 7 7 2 6
C&NW 81 62 43 -38  850 2000 0 2 2
CRIP 45 57 69 +24  744 1790 0 11 11 3 5
CB&Q 65 70 76 +11  652 1736 64 5 5 8 11
CASL 19 24 30 +11  442 1420 0 8 8 1 7
CNS 24 41 58 +34  116 1892 163 3 3 4
MP 11 15 19 +8  618 1309 106 1 1
M&LR 11 16 21 +10  279 660 0   11
V&T 0 0 14 +14  0 779 86    
L&A 11 16 21 +10  253 416 34    
CP 0 0 14 +14  0 693 77 8 8
UP 11 17 24 +13  237 486 39 11 11
SLSF 0 0 14 +14  0 1076 119 4 4
SLSW 0 0 14 +14  0 698 77   15
GN 0 0 14 +14  0 1328 147 3 3

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
ATSF 915 KCS 490

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