Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought CT for $12001, Stepp bought TR for $5678, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought LP&W for $12001.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Pacific 4-6-2, NYC bought Pacific 4-6-2, CNJ bought Pacific 4-6-2, PENN bought Pacific 4-6-2, READ bought Pacific 4-6-2, B&O bought Pacific 4-6-2, C&H bought Pacific 4-6-2, V&T bought Pacific 4-6-2, SLSW bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought block signal system, GT bought automatic couplers, NYC bought automatic couplers, CNJ bought block signal system, PENN bought coal burning engines, READ bought automatic couplers, B&O bought automatic couplers, C&H bought block signal system, C&H bought automatic couplers, SCL bought coal burning engines, V&T bought Grand Station, V&T bought automatic couplers.

RoWs built: SC2 by READ, MI3 by B&O, MT7 by C&NW, CO5 by CB&Q, IA6 by CASL, NM6 by MP, OK3 by M&LR, TX3 by V&T, TX16 by L&A, UT1 by CP, CA7 by WP, UT5 by UP, CO1 by MKT, TX11 by SLSF, LA6 by GW, AZ3 by SP, MT3 by GN, CO9 by KP.

GT doubled B&H, NYC doubled PA2, C&H doubled IL7, SCL doubled NO&J, CB&Q doubled MO3, V&T doubled V&T, SLSF doubled T&P, SP doubled CA4.

New RoWs acquired: READ got NC1, B&O got MI4, C&H got KY8, CASL got IA10, SLSW got AR2, M&LR got OK4, SLSF got TX9, L&A got TX15, MKT got NM2, MP got NM7, UP got UT2, GN got ID3, C&NW got ID5, V&T got M1, SP got M4, SCL got FL1, CB&Q got IL13.

RR Mergers: UP merges into CRIP, KP merges into CASL.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost PENN $32340.

Inadequate signal system slows SCL rail service: mail contracts worth $31560 cancelled.

Inadequate signal system slows A&T rail service: mail contracts worth $2667 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: SCL.

Bankrupt RRs: A&T.

Loan Recalls: Casey Jones, Henry Farham, Railroad Bill, Stepp, Thomas Durant.

Stock splits: M&LR splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: READ.

New railroad Presidents: B of P&LE, Jim Hill of WBSH, Jay Gould of CP, Thomas Durant of WP.

New Private Companies Available: LR&S, FW&D.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $41074. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Henry Farham, Stepp, B, Jay Gould, Jim Hill, Thomas Durant, Griffes dÆargent, Casey Jones, Frederik Conrad

Pullman's sleeping car design favored by for long distance travel, improves revenues.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers

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) B (1) Jay Gould (7) Frederik Conrad (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Builder B (1) Frederik Conrad (4) Casey Jones (2) Railroad Bill (9) Jay Gould (7)
Rail Magnate B (1) Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) Railroad Bill (9) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
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
5 Griffes d’argent READ CB&Q .... ....
8 Jim Hill GT WBSH .... ....
7 Jay Gould CASL CP .... ....
11 Thomas Durant WP CRIP .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad SP SLSF .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC GN CT LP&W
1 B P&LE MP SV ....
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday SLSW M&LR .... ....
9 Railroad Bill B&O .... .... ....
6 Henry Farham L&A MKT .... ....
10 Stepp V&T SCL .... TR
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 135840 70636 99 202397 7445 10 0 0 0
NYC New York Central 2081 452454 235277 99 737700 416112 12 9 0 3
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 322500 177373 96 595869 318828 8 3 0 17
PENN Pennsylvania 2310 445311 249375 95 672301 263653 11 2 0 5
READ Reading 2243 364597 207819 94 516849 120313 3 4 0 9
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1590 230391 138235 91 442006 216080 5 4 0 7
N&W Norfolk & Western 2408 364105 262156 79 769018 407384 1 0 0 6
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1829 327115 183185 95 529406 314339 8 10 0 4
SCL Sea Coast Line 2630 412641 297102 79 717177 446919 2 0 0 19
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 543531 293505 97 851567 462654 10 0 0 38
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 612709 324734 98 716643 428624 13 0 0 16
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 40684 30513 79 75595 53375 0 0 0 4
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2124 247971 128946 99 489219 342517 5 14 0 1216
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 2398 263775 139800 98 405135 30114 2 4 0 843
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1505 217554 115304 98 309651 18986 10 8 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 1716 232311 123126 98 371487 221259 7 9 834 1854
MP Missouri Pacific 1320 160723 83576 99 263800 179643 6 9 3190 2173
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 486 48662 30657 91 102749 47294 3 2 0 72
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 777 88227 45878 99 210115 126723 4 0 0 1860
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 532 81270 44698 99 139125 90148 4 4 0 765
CP Central Pacific 1128 124274 64622 99 245450 101919 6 0 0 1610
WP Western Pacific 668 78447 43930 98 152330 20886 3 12 0 646
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 985 105868 57169 97 237894 159629 3 3 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1503 173183 95251 99 329412 198333 5 9 910 2293
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 495 56865 31275 99 114582 52798 5 2 0 0
GW Great Western 491 54774 30126 99 119261 47305 2 5 0 192
SP Southern Pacific 1003 131657 76361 96 217944 120225 6 9 310 1398
GN Great Northern 2302 289153 153251 98 559756 376700 5 9 476 1967

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  (Double) 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  (Double)
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 GA5 SC2
Unbuilt: NC1 [Regions: AD]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O WV1 OH1 OH2 MC MN  (Double) MS MI6 MI2 MI5
MI3
Unbuilt: MI4 [Regions: ALC]
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  (Double) KY7
Unbuilt: KY8 [Regions: ADOM]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL5  (Double) AL2  (Double)
FEC TN7 FL3 SM  (Double) NO&J  (Double) MS6 TN9 MS7
TN8 KY10
Unbuilt: FL1 [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  (Double)
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 MT6 MT7
Unbuilt: ID5 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3 UP NE1 CO7 WY1 UT5
Unbuilt: UT2 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q IA4 MO7 KC&D MO3  (Double) KS4 CO5
Unbuilt: IL13 [Regions: CMWT]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL) CASL  (Double) SL&A  (Double) MO1 MO8 KCN IA6 KP KS3 CO2
CO9
Unbuilt: IA10 [Regions: CMW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP  (Double) ATSF MO6  (Double) OK8 NM4 NM6
Unbuilt: NM7 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR AR4 OK3
Unbuilt: OK4 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T  (Double) TX2 TX3
Unbuilt: M1 [Regions: MS]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX16
Unbuilt: TX15 [Regions: GS]
Central Pacific (CP ) CP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1
Unbuilt: none [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ) WP NV1 UT8 CA7
Unbuilt: none [Regions: P]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ) MKT KCS KS1 KS2 CO1
Unbuilt: NM2 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 T&P  (Double) TX12 TX11
Unbuilt: TX9 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW AR3 AR1
Unbuilt: AR2 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ) GW LA1 LA6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ) SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3
Unbuilt: M4 [Regions: TP]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1 WI8 SL MT2
MT3
Unbuilt: ID3 [Regions: CWN]

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 40 34 28 -12  1198 4760 0 8 8 1 7
NYC 38 53 69 +31  1881 10412 0 3 3 1 2
CNJ 42 37 32 -10  1969 9315 0 2 2 1 3
PENN 33 37 41 +8  3591 11536 19   6 3 7
READ 45 51 58 +13  2569 32490 55 5 5 11 15
B&O 25 33 41 +16  2293 7858 100 9 9 5
N&W 23 18 13 -10  10843 11978 66   1
C&H 40 39 39 -1  1871 9151 0   4 1 6 8
SCL 29 23 17 -12  7362 13157 0 10 10
P&LE 60 51 42 -18  2284 14995 0 1 1 4 7 8
WBSH 50 54 58 +8  1891 14640 0 8 8 7
A&T 27 20 13 -14  700 1905 0   2 1 7
C&NW 80 68 57 -23  2213 10560 60 2 2 3 7
CRIP 97 102 28 -69  2698 38147 88 11 11 2
CB&Q 61 63 65 +4  1070 7480 45 5 5 2 8 11
CASL 56 65 61 +5  662 8107 473 7 7 8
MP 46 55 65 +19  1034 6476 124 1 1 2 4 7
M&LR 78 105 66 +54  281 4670 190 15 15 1 3 5 11
V&T 100 99 98 -2  256 3699 186 10 10 1 5 6 9
L&A 62 49 37 -25  492 3965 85 6 6 2 8 9
CP 54 68 83 +29  1007 5438 202 7 8 4
WP 54 58 63 +9  1446 6047 183 11 11 2
MKT 51 40 29 -22  1259 4884 41 6 6 2 7
SLSF 75 82 90 +15  1236 7355 160 4 4 1 3 8
SLSW 36 58 80 +44  788 2475 0 15 15 1 6 7
GW 50 44 39 -11  3382 6312 313   1 9 10
SP 62 54 46 -16  1274 4896 119 4 4
GN 47 53 59 +12  2539 11370 140 3 3 2 4

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
LR&S 1050 FW&D 975

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