Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought SP&P for $16401, Jim Hill bought KCN for $14321, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought SP&D for $6179.

PCs Merged: KCS merges into MKT, ATSF merges into MP.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Prairie 2-6-2, NYC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CNJ bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, P&LE bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, WBSH bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CB&Q bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CASL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, M&LR bought Prairie 2-6-2, L&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, WP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MKT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, KP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought block signal system, MC bought block signal system, CNS bought Grand Station, MKT bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: PA2 by NYC, KY4 by CNJ, PA3 by PENN, PA4 by READ, TN1 by N&W, IL7 by C&H, TN8 by SCL, MS2 by P&LE, MI2 by MC, ND3 by C&NW, IA5 by CRIP, MO7 by CB&Q, MO1 by CASL, MN1 by CNS, MO6 by MP, AR4 by M&LR, NV2 by CP, NE1 by UP, AR7 by SLSF, ND5 by GN.

NYC doubled C&C, READ doubled MD1, WBSH doubled IL8.

New RoWs acquired: READ got GA3, SCL got KY10, N&W got TN3, CNS got WI8, CB&Q got MO3, CASL got MO8, SLSW got AR3, L&A got LA2, C&NW got ND4, CRIP got NE2, MKT got KS1, KP got KS3, SLSF got OK1, MP got OK8, GN got MT1, UP got CO7, CP got UT7, WP got NV1, SP got CA4.

Inadequate signal system slows SCL rail service: mail contracts worth $25550 cancelled.

Loan Recalls: Henry Farham.

Stock splits: UP splits 4 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Railroad Bill of B&O, B of C&H, Stepp of V&T, Stepp of GW.

New Private Companies Available: SV, SL, T&P.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $9111. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, B, Henry Farham, Frederik Conrad

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Jay Gould (7) Jim Hill (8) B (1) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Mogul Casey Jones (2) B (1) Jay Gould (7) Thomas Durant (11) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Builder B (1) Casey Jones (2) Frederik Conrad (4) Jay Gould (7) Railroad Bill (9)
Rail Magnate B (1) Casey Jones (2) Railroad Bill (9) Henry Farham (6) Jay Gould (7)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (1) Henry Farham (6) Stepp (10) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Baron B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Jay Gould (7) Casey Jones (2) Frederik Conrad (4)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 Jay Gould WBSH KP .... ....
8 Jim Hill CASL CP KCN ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt CNS GN SP&P SP&D
1 B C&H MP .... ....
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad SP SLSF .... ....
5 Griffes d’argent CRIP CB&Q .... KC&D
11 Thomas Durant UP WP .... ....
9 Railroad Bill B&O MC .... ....
6 Henry Farham L&A MKT .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday READ SLSW .... ....
10 Stepp V&T GW .... ....
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 108726 64149 95 193940 4532 6 0 0 3
NYC New York Central 2081 379337 227602 91 651630 383638 6 8 0 17
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 280121 148465 98 542363 295951 6 6 0 114
PENN Pennsylvania 2310 387353 216919 95 622082 411615 6 0 0 45
READ Reading 1871 272882 152815 95 396760 79740 9 11 0 63
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 580 50939 35657 87 154229 54800 -1 0 0 61
N&W Norfolk & Western 2308 304438 194837 87 675781 402070 1 4 0 57
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1649 250231 150139 91 430816 264565 4 0 0 38
SCL Sea Coast Line 2555 334371 220685 85 598395 417912 1 2 0 168
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 454140 236155 99 788707 500946 7 0 0 311
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 515223 278218 97 655390 446302 9 9 0 108
MC Michigan Central 626 76383 42774 95 111967 81430 5 4 0 0
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 35313 23660 87 63884 49741 0 0 0 42
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 875 87150 45318 99 168719 132422 3 10 4460 1409
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 493 55219 32580 95 82195 38982 5 4 0 0
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 583 63199 34759 99 102814 64821 4 4 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 453 55690 28959 99 81471 62235 6 0 1350 220
CNS Chicago North Shore 561 75038 40520 97 121854 90069 5 9 750 90
MP Missouri Pacific 564 62839 34561 99 98112 72586 4 4 3930 539
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296 26480 16418 92 49523 35098 1 0 0 533
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173 16133 10486 89 35669 19574 1 0 0 0
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90 15525 8539 99 18726 11783 9 14 0 0
CP Central Pacific 328 31051 16457 98 64611 47214 2 0 1295 679
WP Western Pacific 142 17384 10430 94 32565 22995 2 1 2510 0
UP Union Pacific 363 28282 17817 91 57141 43836 0 4 0 1548
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 424 43288 22510 99 88895 63623 3 7 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 459 39858 21922 99 88641 64628 1 1 1967 1210
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155 18123 11417 91 35431 21100 2 4 0 0
GW Great Western 140 17169 10988 90 30699 17677 3 1 0 0
SP Southern Pacific 90 17687 9728 99 24813 17547 9 4 0 0
GN Great Northern 501 36358 21088 96 101245 73725 -1 4 4300 0
KP Kansas Pacific 178 15947 9887 92 36279 25781 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  (Double) IN3
PA2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ALCN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ) CNJ  (Double) ERIE  (Double) PA9 PA10 NY1 LS  (Double) OH3 OH5
FW&C OH6 OH8 KY3 KY4
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  (Double) IL4  (Double)
IL2 KY5 PA3
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOLCM]
Reading (READ) READ  (Double) PA1  (Double) MD1  (Double) RF&P  (Double) VA7  (Double) VA1  (Double)
NC2 SC3 G&C  (Double) TN2 TN4 BRL  (Double) SC1  (Double)
GA2 PA4
Unbuilt: GA3 [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 TN1
Unbuilt: TN3 [Regions: AOCM]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) NER  (Double) W&M SC4  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double)
AL3 TN10  (Double) TN12 KY13 IN10  (Double) IL7
Unbuilt: none [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 TN8
Unbuilt: KY10 [Regions: ADMG]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE) P&LE  (Double) MRLE  (Double) GTW  (Double) OH4 IN2 C&O MD2 VC
PA7  (Double) VA2 MON  (Double) IN9 KY12 KY11 IL6  (Double)
GM&O MS3 TN13 TN14 MS2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOLCMG]
Wabash Line (WBSH) WBSH  (Double) O&M IN6 C&EI  (Double) 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  (Double)
L&N
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Michigan Central (MC ) MC MN  (Double) MS MI6 MI2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: L]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ) A&T TN5 KY6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW) C&NW WI4 NP ND3
Unbuilt: ND4 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP IA7 IA5
Unbuilt: NE2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q IA4 MO7
Unbuilt: MO3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL) CASL SL&A MO1
Unbuilt: MO8 [Regions: CM]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ) CNS  (Double) M&SP MN1
Unbuilt: WI8 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP ATSF MO6
Unbuilt: OK8 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR AR4
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A
Unbuilt: LA2 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ) CP NV2
Unbuilt: UT7 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ) WP
Unbuilt: NV1 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ) UP NE1
Unbuilt: CO7 [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ) MKT KCS
Unbuilt: KS1 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF AR7
Unbuilt: OK1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW
Unbuilt: AR3 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ) GW
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ) SP
Unbuilt: CA4 [Regions: P]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5
Unbuilt: MT1 [Regions: W]
Kansas Pacific (KP ) KP
Unbuilt: KS3 [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 34 32 31 -3  1326 4760 0   8
NYC 30 35 41 +11  1763 10365 47   3 1 2 7
CNJ 28 28 29 +1  2390 9269 46 2 2 3
PENN 49 40 32 -17  5177 11511 44   6 7
READ 57 60 64 +7  1326 9311 44 15 5 11
B&O 16 16 17 +1  788 2881 27 9 9 2
N&W 16 16 17 +1  3880 11479 65   9
C&H 29 29 29 +0  1612 8169 82 1 4 6 8
SCL 33 30 28 -5  4910 12710 72   10
P&LE 20 27 34 +14  4850 14894 101   1 4
WBSH 50 47 45 -5  1974 14640 0 7 8
MC 20 24 28 +8  818 3101 29 9 9 5 6 11
A&T 20 19 18 -2  674 1905 0   2 7
C&NW 35 47 59 +24  1251 4278 97 2 2
CRIP 74 62 51 -23  370 2398 67 5 11 3 4 9
CB&Q 77 62 48 -29  386 2804 111 5 5 2 8 11
CASL 50 45 40 -10  148 2181 84 8 8 1 7
CNS 58 52 47 -11  368 2730 75 3 3 4
MP 37 35 34 -3  190 2680 140 1 1 2 7
M&LR 41 33 25 -16  140 1398 82   11 1 3 15
V&T 24 36 49 +25  310 800 65 10 10 5 6 9
L&A 43 67 91 +48  86 450 0 6 6 2 8 9
CP 20 21 22 +2  175 1553 87 8 8 7
WP 14 22 30 +16  307 710 0 11 11
UP 63 131 50 +137  68 6744 516 11 11
MKT 14 21 28 +14  805 2071 49 6 6
SLSF 18 23 28 +10  376 2185 110 4 4 1
SLSW 18 22 26 +8  245 775 0 15 15 6 7
GW 14 22 31 +17  313 647 53 10 10
SP 14 21 28 +14  189 450 0 4 4
GN 23 37 51 +28  412 2402 103 3 3
KP 14 20 26 +12  363 890 0 7 7

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SV 750 SL 750 T&P 1120

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