Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 18

Headline News 1875 to 1876

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1875: Gold discovered in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory!
1876: Gen. Custer massacred by Sioux Indians on banks of Little Big Horn River.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Griffes dÆargent bought LR&S for $5210, B bought FW&D for $21068.

PCs Merged: CT merges into V&T, LP&W merges into MP, TR merges into V&T.

PCs Incorporated: SV.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought Pullman sleepers, NYC bought Pullman sleepers, CNJ bought automatic couplers, CNJ bought Pullman sleepers, PENN bought automatic couplers, B&O bought Pullman sleepers, P&LE bought Pullman sleepers, WBSH bought Pullman sleepers, CB&Q bought Pullman sleepers, CASL bought Pullman sleepers, MP bought Pullman sleepers, M&LR bought Grand Station, V&T bought Pullman sleepers, CP bought Pullman sleepers, WP bought Pullman sleepers, MKT bought Pullman sleepers, SLSF bought Pullman sleepers, SLSW bought Pullman sleepers, GW bought Pullman sleepers, SP bought Pullman sleepers, GN bought Pullman sleepers.

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

RoWs abandoned: UT2 was abandoned by CRIP.

GT doubled B&M, NYC doubled C4, READ doubled PA4, P&LE doubled TN14, WBSH doubled MS4, CRIP doubled CRIP, CB&Q doubled CB&Q, MP doubled ATSF, M&LR doubled M&LR, V&T doubled TX2, L&A doubled TX16, WP doubled CA7, MKT doubled MKT, SLSW doubled SLSW.

New RoWs acquired: READ got VA3, CB&Q got IL15, SCL got KY9, CASL got MN3, M&LR got AR8, L&A got TX14, MKT got NM1, SLSF got AZ1, SP got AZ2, MP got AZ5, GN got WA1, V&T got M2, C&NW got WA2.

RR Mergers: CASL merges into CP, WP merges into CRIP.

N&W railway workers demand safety improvements. Wildcat strike costs $26488.

Reorganized RRs: A&T.

Insolvent RRs: N&W.

Bankrupt RRs: SCL.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Griffes dÆargent, Stepp, Thomas Durant, Cyrus Holliday.

Stock splits: SLSW splits 3 for 1.

Cornered stocks: READ.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of PENN, Thomas Durant of READ, Griffes dÆargent of B&O, B of N&W, Jim Hill of C&H, Jay Gould of WBSH, Stepp of GW.

New Private Companies Available: H&S, SA&H, CW.

Thomas Durant earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the CRIP from the Midwest to the Pacific.

Jay Gould earns the Golden Spike Award for linking the CP from the Mississippi to the Pacific.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $13428. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, B, Jay Gould, Griffes dÆargent, Casey Jones, Henry Farham, Thomas Durant, Frederik Conrad, Jim Hill

Invention of automatic brakes a major improvement in train safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
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, automatic brakes

Tycoon Announcements:

8 Jim Hill i love it when a plan comes together...

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 Jay Gould (7) B (1) Frederik Conrad (4) Casey Jones (2) Railroad Bill (9)
Rail Magnate B (1) Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Railroad Bill (9)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (1) Henry Farham (6) Stepp (10) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Baron B (1) Jay Gould (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 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 GT C&H .... ....
7 Jay Gould WBSH CP .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad SP SLSF .... ....
1 B N&W MP .... FW&D
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
5 Griffes d’argent B&O CB&Q LR&S ....
11 Thomas Durant READ CRIP .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC GN .... ....
9 Railroad Bill .... .... .... ....
6 Henry Farham PENN MKT .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday SLSW M&LR .... ....
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 104792 55540 98 205554 3808 7 4 0 0
NYC New York Central 2081 334327 173849 99 750186 424436 4 4 0 2
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 239862 124729 99 615989 332242 2 5 0 13
PENN Pennsylvania 2310 330078 188144 94 688933 245159 5 0 0 4
READ Reading 2343 279529 145355 99 555718 150661 2 3 0 7
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1816 185133 112932 90 479965 250861 0 4 0 5
N&W Norfolk & Western 2408 265080 190858 79 795024 411158 -4 0 0 4
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1969 254674 140070 96 557976 334196 2 0 0 3
SCL Sea Coast Line 2697 307945 221720 79 745452 468884 -3 0 0 14
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 398683 207312 99 876759 479448 4 12 0 28
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 444788 231290 99 737725 400390 7 9 0 11
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 28791 21594 79 57150 0 -4 0 0 3
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2362 199056 103509 99 534071 382273 0 12 0 912
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 3066 301557 162840 97 603521 60716 2 2 0 1191
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1577 174972 90985 99 324472 16225 7 9 0 0
MP Missouri Pacific 1839 159335 87636 96 327518 240325 1 9 0 4290
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 651 55597 33359 91 126122 39211 1 2 0 54
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1246 116957 60818 99 273448 187590 1 49 0 1395
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 758 76274 42714 98 169936 119897 0 23 0 574
CP Central Pacific 2983 325893 169464 99 651259 351128 4 9 0 3009
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1202 104892 54544 99 273207 192186 0 1 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1594 134154 73784 99 348529 169446 1 9 0 2242
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 608 54807 30143 99 129354 63681 2 2 0 0
GW Great Western 491 39911 21952 99 122207 24978 1 2 0 144
SP Southern Pacific 1034 104705 57588 99 231172 90245 3 9 0 1281
GN Great Northern 2370 228796 125835 96 585789 397211 0 9 309 1710
SV Sacramento Valley 150 15150 10756 83 17899 17901 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  (Double) 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  (Double) 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  (Double) GA3 GA5 SC2 NC1
Unbuilt: VA3 [Regions: AD]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O WV1 OH1 OH2 MC MN  (Double) MS MI6 MI2 MI5
MI3 MI4
Unbuilt: none [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
KY8
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  (Double) MS6 TN9 MS7
TN8 KY10 FL1
Unbuilt: KY9 [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  (Double) 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  (Double) 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 ID5
Unbuilt: WA2 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP  (Double) IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3 UP NE1 CO7 WY1 UT5
WP NV1 UT8 CA7  (Double)
Unbuilt: none [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q  (Double) IA4 MO7 KC&D MO3  (Double) KS4 CO5 IL13
Unbuilt: IL15 [Regions: CMWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP  (Double) ATSF  (Double) MO6  (Double) OK8 NM4 NM6 LP&W NM7
Unbuilt: AZ5 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK3 OK4
Unbuilt: AR8 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 CT TR M1
Unbuilt: M2 [Regions: MSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX16  (Double) TX15
Unbuilt: TX14 [Regions: GS]
Central Pacific (CP ) CP  (Double) NV2 UT7 UT6 UT1 CASL  (Double) SL&A  (Double) MO1
MO8 KCN IA6 KP KS3 CO2 CO9 IA10
Unbuilt: MN3 [Regions: CMWTP]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ) MKT  (Double) KCS KS1 KS2 CO1 NM2
Unbuilt: NM1 [Regions: MWT]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 T&P  (Double) TX12 TX11 TX9
Unbuilt: AZ1 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW  (Double) AR3 AR1 AR2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ) GW LA1 LA6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Southern Pacific (SP ) SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3 M4
Unbuilt: AZ2 [Regions: TPX]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1 WI8 SL MT2
MT3 ID3
Unbuilt: WA1 [Regions: CWTN]
Sacramento Valley (SV ) SV
Unbuilt: none [Regions: P]

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 28 38 49 +21  1520 4760 0 8 8 1 7
NYC 69 52 35 -34  1281 10412 0 3 3 1 2 7
CNJ 32 30 28 -4  1882 9315 0 2 2 1 3
PENN 41 37 33 -8  3183 11540 15 6 6 3 7
READ 58 42 27 -31  11526 32995 50 11 5 15
B&O 41 43 45 +4  2672 8875 213 5 5 9
N&W 13 16 19 +6  4668 11994 50 1 1 2 3
C&H 39 37 35 -4  1722 9781 70 8 4 1 6
SCL 17 15 14 -3  5119 13459 33   10
P&LE 42 42 43 +1  2027 14995 0   1 4 7 8
WBSH 58 51 44 -14  2686 14640 0 7 8
A&T 13 10 11 -2  667 1905 0    
C&NW 57 55 54 -3  3602 11691 119 2 2 3 7
CRIP 28 32 36 +8  9125 44465 0 11 11 2
CB&Q 65 76 88 +23  1130 7849 36 5 5 2 8 11
MP 65 68 71 +6  963 8936 259 1 1 2 3 4 7
M&LR 66 58 50 -16  943 5603 82 15 15 1 3 5 11
V&T 98 66 34 -64  3381 5996 234 10 10 1 6
L&A 37 44 52 +15  1240 5067 113   6 1 2 8 9
CP 83 69 61 -22  939 14171 744 7 7 8
MKT 29 35 42 +13  1613 5902 108 6 6 2 7
SLSF 90 73 56 -34  1294 7765 205 4 4 1 3 8
SLSW 80 127 58 +94  356 8952 168 15 15 1 6 7
GW 39 41 43 +4  1213 6312 313 10 1 6 9
SP 46 49 53 +7  1805 5155 15 4 4 8
GN 59 46 33 -26  3709 11816 34 3 3 2 4
SV 0 0 10 +10  0 675 75   1

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
H&S 1160 SA&H 1095 CW 835

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