Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 19

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought H&S for $14131, Jim Hill bought SA&H for $10841, Jay Gould bought CW for $12500.

PCs Merged: LR&S merges into M&LR.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought automatic brakes, NYC bought automatic brakes, PENN bought automatic brakes, B&O bought automatic brakes, C&H bought Pullman sleepers, C&H bought automatic brakes, WBSH bought automatic brakes, C&NW bought automatic brakes, MP bought automatic brakes, CP bought automatic brakes, MKT bought automatic brakes, SLSF bought automatic brakes, SLSW bought automatic brakes, GW bought automatic brakes, SP bought automatic brakes, SV bought automatic brakes.

RoWs built: VA3 by READ, WA2 by C&NW, IL15 by CB&Q, AZ5 by MP, AR8 by M&LR, M2 by V&T, TX14 by L&A, NM1 by MKT, AZ1 by SLSF, AZ2 by SP, WA1 by GN.

GT doubled GT, PENN doubled PA3, B&O doubled MI5, C&H doubled KY8, CRIP doubled WP, CB&Q doubled MO7, SLSW doubled AR3, GW doubled GW.

New RoWs acquired: READ got SC5, N&W got WV4, CB&Q got WI2, M&LR got LA4, V&T got TX7, MKT got NM5, MP got AZ6, GN got WA6, C&NW got C10.

RR Mergers: GW merges into V&T.

Inadequate brakes on READ locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $24190.

Inadequate brakes on N&W locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $36120.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost A&T $3429.

Inadequate brakes on GN locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $24111.

Reorganized RRs: SCL.

Bankrupt RRs: N&W.

Loan Recalls: B, Casey Jones, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Farham, Railroad Bill, Stepp, Thomas Durant, Cyrus Holliday.

Stock splits: CB&Q splits 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: READ, CB&Q.

New railroad Presidents: B of P&LE, Henry Farham of A&T, Railroad Bill of L&A.

New Private Companies Available: C&S, DRGW, DP.

Jim Hill earns the Millionaire Award.

Casey Jones has a Transcontinental system.

Cornelius Vanderbilt has a Transcontinental system.

Jay Gould has a Transcontinental system.

Frederik Conrad dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $20606. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Henry Farham, B, Stepp, Jay Gould, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jim Hill

Invention of refrigerated freight cars permits shipment of perishable cargos long distances.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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, refrigerated cars

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) Griffes d’argent (5)
Rail Mogul Casey Jones (2) B (1) Jay Gould (7) Frederik Conrad (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Magnate B (1) Jay Gould (7) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Stepp (10)
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 GT C&H .... SA&H
7 Jay Gould WBSH CP CW ....
5 Griffes d’argent .... CB&Q .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad SP SLSF .... ....
11 Thomas Durant READ CRIP .... ....
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
1 B P&LE MP .... FW&D
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC GN H&S ....
9 Railroad Bill L&A .... .... ....
6 Henry Farham PENN A&T .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday SLSW .... .... ....
10 Stepp V&T .... .... ....
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 115480 61206 98 211467 4341 8 4 0 0
NYC New York Central 2081 360898 187666 99 763088 432344 6 4 0 2
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 254423 132299 99 629850 340737 3 3 0 10
PENN Pennsylvania 2310 359115 186740 99 717577 262715 7 4 0 3
READ Reading 2419 307291 165936 97 580608 169583 2 1 0 5
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1816 207744 108026 99 510365 269493 3 3 0 4
N&W Norfolk & Western 2408 282592 203469 79 869672 456910 -4 0 0 3
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1969 277984 144551 99 577508 346168 4 1 0 2
SCL Sea Coast Line 2697 325869 234626 79 471975 0 -2 0 0 10
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 422724 219817 99 893493 487802 5 0 0 20
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 479887 259138 97 755879 411516 7 9 0 8
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 381 30940 23205 79 60039 1882 2 0 0 2
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2671 271998 141439 99 597952 435791 2 2 0 638
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 3066 325531 175787 97 630134 71027 2 2 0 774
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1647 202952 105535 99 343567 31123 8 9 0 0
MP Missouri Pacific 1870 173865 90410 99 347341 253673 2 4 3680 2788
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1131 95222 57133 91 190309 76809 1 9 0 40
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 2057 219045 118284 97 471271 263906 2 4 0 1077
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1068 102916 56604 99 213369 156631 1 0 0 402
CP Central Pacific 2983 349758 181875 99 669754 362463 5 9 0 2106
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1455 134576 71326 98 316765 230083 1 9 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 1907 171356 97672 97 396553 210712 1 1 0 1682
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 608 59684 32826 99 133124 59911 1 2 0 0
SP Southern Pacific 1155 127882 70334 99 253260 108647 4 4 0 833
GN Great Northern 2679 308098 169454 96 655607 450568 2 1 0 1514
SV Sacramento Valley 150 16759 12066 82 19108 16469 1 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  (Double) 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  (Double)
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 VA3
Unbuilt: SC5 [Regions: AD]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O WV1 OH1 OH2 MC MN  (Double) MS MI6 MI2 MI5  (Double)
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: WV4 [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  (Double)
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 WA2
Unbuilt: C10 [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP  (Double) IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3 UP NE1 CO7 WY1 UT5
WP  (Double) NV1 UT8 CA7  (Double)
Unbuilt: none [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q  (Double) IA4 MO7  (Double) KC&D MO3  (Double) KS4 CO5 IL13
IL15
Unbuilt: WI2 [Regions: CMWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP  (Double) ATSF  (Double) MO6  (Double) OK8 NM4 NM6 LP&W NM7
AZ5
Unbuilt: AZ6 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK3 OK4 LR&S AR8
Unbuilt: LA4 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 CT TR M1 M2 GW  (Double)
LA1 LA6
Unbuilt: TX7 [Regions: MGSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX16  (Double) TX15 TX14
Unbuilt: none [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 NM1
Unbuilt: NM5 [Regions: MWT]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 T&P  (Double) TX12 TX11 TX9 AZ1
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW  (Double) AR3  (Double) AR1 AR2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Southern Pacific (SP ) SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3 M4 AZ2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: TPX]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1 WI8 SL MT2
MT3 ID3 WA1
Unbuilt: WA6 [Regions: CWTPN]
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 49 50 51 +2  733 4760 0 8 8 1 3 7
NYC 35 41 47 +12  1108 10412 0 3 3 1 2 4 7
CNJ 28 25 22 -6  2100 9315 0 2 2 1 3
PENN 33 40 48 +15  3260 11555 0 6 6 3 7
READ 27 31 36 +9  1950 33338 87 11 5 15
B&O 45 32 19 -26  4284 9088 0   9 1
N&W 19 12 5 -14  10250 11994 50   2
C&H 35 29 23 -12  1965 9851 0 8 4 1 6
SCL 14 10 11 -3  7755 13485 0    
P&LE 43 38 34 -9  1980 14995 0 1 1 4 7 8
WBSH 44 68 92 +48  2185 14640 0 7 8
A&T 11 12 13 +2  886 1905 0 6 6 7
C&NW 54 45 37 -17  3774 13201 154 2 2 3 7
CRIP 36 33 30 -6  6494 44465 0 11 11 2
CB&Q 88 95 51 +14  743 16400 70 5 5 2 8 11
MP 71 56 41 -30  1257 9335 15 1 1 2 3 4 7
M&LR 50 42 34 -16  477 7845 240   5 1 3
V&T 34 27 26 -8  1664 14295 160 10 10 1 6
L&A 52 47 42 -10  861 6462 268 9 6 1 2 8
CP 61 54 47 -14  2279 14171 744 7 7 4 8
MKT 42 44 46 +4  1143 7149 126   6 1 2 3 7
SLSF 56 42 29 -27  1783 9379 156 4 4 1 3 8
SLSW 58 35 12 -46  2424 9120 0 15 15 1 6 7
SP 53 46 40 -13  1818 5715 60 4 4 8
GN 33 26 19 -14  2818 13241 154 3 3 2 4
SV 10 13 16 +6  312 693 57   1

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
C&S 580 DRGW 580 DP 530

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