Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 15

Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: B bought SV for $21476, Thomas Durant bought SL for $6500, Jim Hill bought T&P for $17049.

PCs Merged: KC&D merges into CB&Q, SP&P merges into C&NW, SP&D merges into C&NW.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CNJ bought Consolidation 2-8-0, PENN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&H bought Consolidation 2-8-0, P&LE bought Consolidation 2-8-0, WBSH bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MC bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&NW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CRIP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CB&Q bought Consolidation 2-8-0, CASL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&LR bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, WP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, UP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SLSF bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, KP bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought steel rails, CRIP bought Grand Station, CRIP bought block signal system, CB&Q bought Grand Station, MP bought Grand Station, M&LR bought block signal system, V&T bought block signal system, UP bought block signal system.

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

WBSH doubled O&M, CASL doubled CASL, CNS doubled M&SP, MP doubled MO6, SLSF doubled SLSF.

New RoWs acquired: READ got GA5, MC got MI5, C&H got KY7, SLSW got AR1, GW got LA1, CRIP got NE3, MKT got KS2, CB&Q got KS4, L&A got TX1, V&T got TX2, SLSF got TX12, GN got MT2, C&NW got MT6, UP got WY1, KP got CO2, MP got NM4, CP got UT6, WP got UT8, SP got CA3.

RR Mergers: MC merges into B&O, CNS merges into GN.

Inadequate signal system slows CNJ rail service: mail contracts worth $24219 cancelled.

Stock splits: L&A splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: V&T.

New railroad Presidents: Cornelius Vanderbilt of NYC, B of P&LE, Cyrus Holliday of M&LR.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $13917. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Henry Farham, B, Stepp, Frederik Conrad

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4079. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Henry Farham, B, Frederik Conrad

Invention of automatic couplers facilitates operations, improves safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

Tycoon Announcements:

5 Griffes d’argent cbetq a des intérêts stratégiques avec cp. construisons l\'un vers l\'autre

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Jim Hill (8) Jay Gould (7) B (1) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Mogul Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) B (1) Frederik Conrad (4) Thomas Durant (11)
Rail Builder B (1) Frederik Conrad (4) Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) Railroad Bill (9)
Rail Magnate B (1) Jay Gould (7) Casey Jones (2) Railroad Bill (9) Henry Farham (6)
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
8 Jim Hill CASL CP KCN T&P
7 Jay Gould WBSH KP .... ....
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
11 Thomas Durant UP WP SL ....
5 Griffes d’argent CRIP CB&Q .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC GN .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad SP SLSF .... ....
1 B P&LE MP SV ....
9 Railroad Bill B&O .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday READ M&LR .... ....
6 Henry Farham L&A MKT .... ....
10 Stepp 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 114051 63868 95 191485 4265 8 1 0 1
NYC New York Central 2081 398391 254971 87 672856 389392 5 0 0 9
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 293425 158448 97 557565 303105 6 5 0 68
PENN Pennsylvania 2310 405619 231204 94 637790 359311 8 2 0 23
READ Reading 2023 302551 181530 91 438192 106518 8 8 0 38
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1206 142169 82457 93 316969 141017 3 4 0 34
N&W Norfolk & Western 2408 330290 224598 83 714453 416963 1 0 0 31
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1649 262241 149476 94 455485 276174 6 7 0 19
SCL Sea Coast Line 2630 367157 249666 83 640118 438055 2 0 0 84
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 477767 248440 99 811140 449074 8 2 0 171
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 550266 286140 99 679282 457546 11 9 0 65
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 36683 26045 83 68288 51186 0 0 0 23
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1757 174517 90749 99 357625 266508 3 12 2470 2935
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 748 80247 45740 94 131508 66013 5 4 0 0
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 932 117611 62334 98 179448 78975 7 4 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 588 86296 45737 98 111520 83216 8 0 0 864
MP Missouri Pacific 957 99519 51750 99 171720 124918 4 4 1140 2235
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296 28087 16853 94 51737 19850 4 9 0 320
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173 16757 10557 91 38257 20792 1 0 0 0
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 278 33137 19551 95 60854 42135 3 1 0 0
CP Central Pacific 513 46254 25440 96 99824 72037 2 0 1477 1086
WP Western Pacific 393 36554 21567 95 78460 55888 1 2 1850 1380
UP Union Pacific 507 40153 24092 94 85534 33773 0 1 0 774
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 580 61052 34190 95 125742 89576 3 1 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 740 78039 46043 95 143613 103646 3 9 2180 1589
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 345 34252 21579 91 70936 46545 1 1 0 0
GW Great Western 140 18710 10852 96 32603 18573 5 0 0 0
SP Southern Pacific 513 54771 30124 99 103376 74284 4 9 2008 0
GN Great Northern 1742 186608 100768 97 388507 274966 3 16 1300 3084
KP Kansas Pacific 483 38582 22377 96 91633 65375 1 4 640 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 GA3
Unbuilt: GA5 [Regions: AD]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O WV1 OH1 OH2 MC MN  (Double) MS MI6 MI2
Unbuilt: MI5 [Regions: AL]
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 TN3
Unbuilt: none [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: KY7 [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
KY10
Unbuilt: none [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  (Double) 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]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ) A&T TN5 KY6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW) C&NW WI4 NP ND3 SP&P SP&D ND4
Unbuilt: MT6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP IA7 IA5 NE2
Unbuilt: NE3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q IA4 MO7 KC&D MO3
Unbuilt: KS4 [Regions: CMW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL) CASL  (Double) SL&A MO1 MO8
Unbuilt: none [Regions: CMW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP ATSF MO6  (Double) OK8
Unbuilt: NM4 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR AR4
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T
Unbuilt: TX2 [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A LA2
Unbuilt: TX1 [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ) CP NV2 UT7
Unbuilt: UT6 [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ) WP NV1
Unbuilt: UT8 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ) UP NE1 CO7
Unbuilt: WY1 [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ) MKT KCS KS1
Unbuilt: KS2 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1
Unbuilt: TX12 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW AR3
Unbuilt: AR1 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ) GW
Unbuilt: LA1 [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ) SP CA4
Unbuilt: CA3 [Regions: P]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1 WI8
Unbuilt: MT2 [Regions: CW]
Kansas Pacific (KP ) KP KS3
Unbuilt: CO2 [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 31 32 33 +2  1393 4760 0   8 1
NYC 41 40 39 -2  1381 10365 47 3 3 1 2 7
CNJ 29 34 40 +11  2674 9315 0 2 2 3
PENN 32 31 31 -1  3866 11522 33   6 7
READ 64 77 91 +27  1301 10039 76 15 5 11
B&O 17 18 25 +8  814 6038 0 9 9 5
N&W 17 18 20 +3  3997 11929 115   9
C&H 29 34 39 +10  1591 8251 0   4 1 6 8
SCL 28 27 27 -1  4622 13066 91   10
P&LE 34 33 32 -2  3024 14919 76 1 1 4
WBSH 45 47 50 +5  1855 14640 0 7 8
A&T 18 21 25 +7  660 1905 0   2 1 7
C&NW 59 68 78 +19  1435 8344 441 2 2
CRIP 51 57 64 +13  308 3613 127 5 11 3 4 9
CB&Q 48 61 75 +27  548 4486 174 5 5 2 8 11
CASL 40 37 35 -5  382 2789 151 8 8 1 7
MP 34 34 34 +0  484 4589 196 1 1 2 7
M&LR 25 29 34 +9  289 1418 62 15 11 1 3
V&T 49 66 83 +34  274 865 0 10 10 1 5 6 9
L&A 91 97 51 +11  111 2592 188 6 9 2 8
CP 22 31 40 +18  588 2473 92 8 8 7
WP 30 54 78 +48  187 1840 125 11 11
UP 50 62 74 +24  2759 7908 72 11 11 2 3
MKT 28 33 38 +10  740 2822 78 6 6 7
SLSF 28 37 46 +18  739 3560 140 4 4 1
SLSW 26 26 26 +0  188 1630 95   15 6 7
GW 31 59 87 +56  183 700 0 10 10
SP 28 47 67 +39  133 2354 211 4 4
GN 51 55 52 +1  510 8370 340 3 3 4
KP 26 40 55 +29  226 2263 152 7 7

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