Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 20

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 20

Headline News 1879 to 1880

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1879: Wyatt Earp arrives in Tombstone, Arizona.
1880: Missouri Governor offers $10,000 reward for capture of Jesse James.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought C&S for $8717, Jay Gould bought DRGW for $11832, Frederik Conrad bought DP for $7465.

PCs Merged: H&S merges into L&A, CW merges into CB&Q, SA&H merges into L&A.

New Engines Acquired: M&LR bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought refrigerated cars, NYC bought refrigerated cars, PENN bought refrigerated cars, READ bought Pullman sleepers, C&H bought refrigerated cars, P&LE bought automatic brakes, P&LE bought refrigerated cars, WBSH bought refrigerated cars, CB&Q bought automatic brakes, MP bought refrigerated cars, V&T bought refrigerated cars, L&A bought Grand Station, L&A bought Pullman sleepers, L&A bought automatic brakes, L&A bought refrigerated cars, CP bought refrigerated cars, MKT bought refrigerated cars, SLSF bought Grand Station, SLSF bought refrigerated cars, SP bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: SC5 by READ, KY9 by SCL, C10 by C&NW, WI2 by CB&Q, AZ6 by MP, LA4 by M&LR, TX7 by V&T, NM5 by MKT, WA6 by GN.

READ doubled VA3, P&LE doubled GM&O, CRIP doubled IA5, CB&Q doubled KC&D, MP doubled LP&W, V&T doubled TR.

New RoWs acquired: READ got TN6, GN got WI5, SLSW got MO5, L&A got OK5, V&T got TX4, C&NW got WY3, MP got CA12, CB&Q got CO8.

RR Mergers: A&T merges into PENN, SP merges into SLSF.

Reorganized RRs: N&W.

Loan Recalls: B, Griffes dÆargent, Railroad Bill, Thomas Durant, Cyrus Holliday.

New railroad Presidents: Railroad Bill of B&O, Frederik Conrad of C&H, Jim Hill of SCL, Griffes dÆargent of M&LR, Henry Farham of MKT.

New Private Companies Available: A&P, M&W.

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 $24653. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Henry Farham, B, Jay Gould, Stepp, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jim Hill

Engineering advances permit building steel bridges at lower cost with greater safety.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Recession.
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, steel bridges

Tycoon Announcements:

5 Griffes d’argent quelle hécatombe !!!

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 B (1) Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) Frederik Conrad (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (2) Frederik Conrad (4) Jay Gould (7) B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Magnate B (1) Jay Gould (7) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) 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 GT SCL C&S ....
7 Jay Gould WBSH CP .... DRGW
4 Frederik Conrad C&H SLSF DP ....
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
5 Griffes d’argent M&LR CB&Q .... ....
1 B P&LE MP .... FW&D
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC GN .... ....
6 Henry Farham PENN MKT .... ....
11 Thomas Durant READ CRIP .... ....
9 Railroad Bill L&A B&O .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday SLSW .... .... ....
10 Stepp V&T .... .... ....
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 115731 63652 96 204604 4341 8 1 0 0
NYC New York Central 2081 361382 187919 99 775990 440252 5 4 0 1
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 252608 131355 99 643711 349232 3 2 0 6
PENN Pennsylvania 2691 419268 218019 99 841849 280614 8 13 0 4
READ Reading 2494 316637 164649 99 613070 193037 2 1 0 4
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1816 209479 108928 99 521624 273362 3 0 0 3
N&W Norfolk & Western 2408 281752 202863 79 421400 0 -4 0 0 2
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1969 278346 144739 99 589716 352359 4 1 0 1
SCL Sea Coast Line 2827 340481 245146 79 519074 34917 4 0 0 7
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 431831 224551 99 912087 499198 5 4 0 13
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 479173 258756 97 781294 427093 7 4 0 6
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 2824 308658 160503 99 642230 470500 2 6 0 447
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 3066 328256 177258 97 656747 87338 2 2 0 503
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1904 242706 126209 99 391712 72429 4 6 0 0
MP Missouri Pacific 2238 205236 106722 99 402575 301064 2 4 0 4528
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1356 114514 64128 95 226452 93415 2 0 0 28
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 2182 232531 125567 97 510746 294018 2 3 0 808
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1519 147047 76466 99 281402 216513 2 4 0 281
CP Central Pacific 2983 349755 181873 99 688249 373798 4 9 0 1369
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1569 144434 75106 99 339708 221144 2 0 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 3062 341165 184227 97 673527 333893 4 4 0 1886
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 608 59411 32676 99 136517 61990 1 1 0 0
GN Great Northern 2869 330128 171669 99 711783 488181 3 1 0 1060
SV Sacramento Valley 150 16428 11992 81 19852 15701 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) A&T TN5 KY6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ADOLCM]
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  (Double) SC5
Unbuilt: TN6 [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 KY9
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  (Double) 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]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW) C&NW WI4 NP ND3 SP&P SP&D ND4 MT6 MT7 ID5 WA2
C10
Unbuilt: WY3 [Regions: CWTPN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP  (Double) IA7 IA5  (Double) 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  (Double) MO3  (Double) KS4 CO5
IL13 IL15 CW WI2
Unbuilt: CO8 [Regions: CMWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP  (Double) ATSF  (Double) MO6  (Double) OK8 NM4 NM6 LP&W  (Double)
NM7 AZ5 AZ6
Unbuilt: CA12 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK3 OK4 LR&S AR8 LA4
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 CT TR  (Double) M1 M2 GW  (Double)
LA1 LA6 TX7
Unbuilt: TX4 [Regions: MGSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX16  (Double) TX15 TX14 H&S SA&H
Unbuilt: OK5 [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 NM5
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MWT]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 T&P  (Double) TX12 TX11 TX9 AZ1 SP  (Double)
CA4  (Double) CA3 AZ3 M4 AZ2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MSTPX]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW  (Double) AR3  (Double) AR1 AR2
Unbuilt: MO5 [Regions: M]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1 WI8 SL MT2
MT3 ID3 WA1 WA6
Unbuilt: WI5 [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 51 35 19 -32  1790 4760 0 8 8 1 7
NYC 47 38 29 -18  1941 10412 0 3 3 2 4 7
CNJ 22 29 36 +14  2475 9315 0 2 2 1 3
PENN 48 61 68 +20  2347 13460 0 6 6 3 7
READ 36 33 31 -5  1774 33676 124 11 5 15
B&O 19 19 19 +0  2772 9088 0 9 9 1
N&W 5 5 21 +16  4533 12040 0    
C&H 23 21 19 -4  3091 9851 0 4 4 6 8
SCL 11 14 17 +6  7394 14070 65 8 8 1 4
P&LE 34 33 33 -1  2216 14995 0 1 1 4 7 8
WBSH 92 60 29 -63  2825 14640 0 7 8
C&NW 37 42 47 +10  2446 14044 76 2 2 3 7
CRIP 30 23 16 -14  13204 44465 0 11 11 9
CB&Q 51 42 33 -18  2240 17627 128 5 5 2 8 11
MP 41 46 52 +11  1225 11006 184 1 1 2 3 4 7
M&LR 34 35 36 +2  2998 8858 352 5 7 1
V&T 26 32 38 +12  3185 15018 62 10 10 1 6 8
L&A 42 36 31 -11  1206 8760 225 9 9 1 2 6 8
CP 47 40 33 -14  3593 14171 744 7 7 4 8
MKT 46 36 26 -20  2073 7662 183 6 6 1 2 7
SLSF 29 35 37 +8  1992 15310 0 4 4 3 8
SLSW 12 12 13 +1  1800 9120 0 15 15 1 6 7
GN 19 18 18 -1  3096 14096 249 3 3 2 4
SV 16 23 31 +15  212 707 43   1 6 7 8

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
A&P 580 M&W 985

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