Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 21

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 21

Headline News 1881 to 1882

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1881: Thomas Edison announces invention of electric light.
1882: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral leaves 3 dead, 2 wounded.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Stepp bought A&P for $5648, Jay Gould bought M&W for $12500.

PCs Incorporated: DP, C&S, DRGW.

New Engines Acquired: SCL bought Atlantic 4-4-2, M&LR bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought steel bridges, READ bought automatic brakes, READ bought refrigerated cars, B&O bought refrigerated cars, C&H bought steel bridges, SCL bought block signal system, WBSH bought steel bridges, MP bought steel bridges, M&LR bought automatic couplers, M&LR bought Pullman sleepers, M&LR bought automatic brakes, CP bought steel bridges, MKT bought steel bridges, SLSF bought steel bridges, GN bought automatic brakes.

RoWs built: TN6 by READ, WV4 by N&W, WY3 by C&NW, CO8 by CB&Q, CA12 by MP, TX4 by V&T, OK5 by L&A, MO5 by SLSW, WI5 by GN.

NYC doubled PA11, C&H doubled KY7, V&T doubled CT.

New RoWs acquired: P&LE got AL8, CB&Q got IA8, M&LR got LA3, SLSW got OK6, L&A got TX8, MP got TX13, C&NW got MT4, CRIP got WY2, MKT got NM3, GN got OR1, V&T got TX5.

Old NYC wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $27053.

Old PENN wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $34983.

Inadequate brakes on SCL locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $25443.

SLSW bridge collapsed! Many passengers killed in plunge. Damages amount to $7110.

Old SV wooden bridges inadequate for new locomotives. Repairs cost $1500.

Loan Recalls: Stepp.

Cornered stocks: WBSH, SV.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of L&A, Jim Hill of SV.

B has a Transcontinental system.

Casey Jones has a Transcontinental system.

Cornelius Vanderbilt has a Transcontinental system.

Frederik Conrad has a Transcontinental system.

Jay Gould has a Transcontinental system.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $22117. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Frederik Conrad, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, B, Jim Hill

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession 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, Pullman sleepers, automatic brakes, refrigerated cars, steel bridges

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Jim Hill (8) Jay Gould (7) Casey Jones (2) B (1) Griffes d’argent (5)
Rail Mogul B (1) Casey Jones (2) Jay Gould (7) Frederik Conrad (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Builder B (1) Casey Jones (2) Frederik Conrad (4) Jay Gould (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Magnate B (1) Jay Gould (7) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Frederik Conrad (4)
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 SV .... ....
7 Jay Gould WBSH CP M&W ....
2 Casey Jones CNJ C&NW .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad C&H SLSF .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC GN .... ....
5 Griffes d’argent .... CB&Q .... ....
1 B P&LE MP .... FW&D
6 Henry Farham L&A MKT .... ....
11 Thomas Durant READ CRIP .... ....
9 Railroad Bill .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday SLSW .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
10 Stepp V&T .... A&P ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 952 129343 67259 99 194126 5179 10 1 0 0
NYC New York Central 2081 410214 213312 99 789725 447327 8 4 0 1
CNJ Central New Jersey 1863 282684 146996 99 658466 356833 5 7 0 4
PENN Pennsylvania 2691 470525 249378 98 859610 289763 9 7 0 3
READ Reading 2648 373643 194295 99 655929 223150 3 2 0 2
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1816 234283 121828 99 539602 282624 4 4 0 2
N&W Norfolk & Western 2466 322769 232396 79 458553 22361 4 0 0 1
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1969 314123 163344 99 602711 359054 6 4 0 1
SCL Sea Coast Line 2827 378996 257716 83 556390 54141 5 0 0 5
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 2999 483694 251521 99 931880 509395 7 4 0 8
WBSH Wabash Line 2928 537110 279296 99 808349 441030 10 4 0 4
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 3156 381017 213370 95 727181 531197 3 11 0 268
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 3066 367603 198506 97 685077 101932 2 2 0 302
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 2010 281110 146177 99 425690 96067 5 5 0 0
MP Missouri Pacific 2379 260243 143133 96 441061 327308 4 9 0 2717
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 1356 133662 73514 96 234507 97564 3 2 0 15
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 2306 281331 146292 99 559321 325950 3 4 0 444
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1836 193596 100671 99 352010 269280 3 4 0 169
CP Central Pacific 2983 395888 205863 99 707937 383940 6 9 0 821
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1569 159282 84419 98 350063 226479 3 1 332 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 3062 385485 208162 97 701820 348468 5 4 0 1132
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 711 75598 41579 99 156820 71428 1 1 0 0
GN Great Northern 2981 392305 207922 98 755265 477224 5 1 0 636
SV Sacramento Valley 150 18546 13724 80 21139 14842 2 0 0 0
C&S Colorado & Southern 116 13365 9623 82 20943 16457 0 0 0 0
DRGW Denver & Rio Grande Western 116 13150 8547 89 20943 16457 2 0 0 0
DP Denver Pacific 106 12703 8638 86 19403 15247 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  (Double) 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
TN6
Unbuilt: none [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 WV4
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  (Double)
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: AL8 [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 WY3
Unbuilt: MT4 [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: WY2 [Regions: CWTP]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) CB&Q  (Double) IA4 MO7  (Double) KC&D  (Double) MO3  (Double) KS4 CO5
IL13 IL15 CW WI2 CO8
Unbuilt: IA8 [Regions: CMWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP  (Double) ATSF  (Double) MO6  (Double) OK8 NM4 NM6 LP&W  (Double)
NM7 AZ5 AZ6 CA12
Unbuilt: TX13 [Regions: MWP]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR  (Double) AR4 OK3 OK4 LR&S AR8 LA4
Unbuilt: LA3 [Regions: MS]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T  (Double) TX2  (Double) TX3 CT  (Double) TR  (Double) M1 M2
GW  (Double) LA1 LA6 TX7 TX4
Unbuilt: TX5 [Regions: MGSX]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ) L&A  (Double) LA2 TX1 TX16  (Double) TX15 TX14 H&S SA&H OK5
Unbuilt: TX8 [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: NM3 [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 MO5
Unbuilt: OK6 [Regions: M]
Great Northern (GN ) GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1 WI8 SL MT2
MT3 ID3 WA1 WA6 WI5
Unbuilt: OR1 [Regions: CWTPN]
Sacramento Valley (SV ) SV
Unbuilt: none [Regions: P]
Colorado & Southern (C&S ) C&S
Unbuilt: none [Regions: T]
Denver & Rio Grande Western (DRGW) DRGW
Unbuilt: none [Regions: T]
Denver Pacific (DP ) DP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: T]

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 19 28 37 +18  1276 4760 0 8 8 1 7
NYC 29 39 49 +20  1856 10412 0 3 3 2 4 7
CNJ 36 39 42 +6  1299 9315 0 2 2 1 3 4
PENN 68 64 60 -8  4816 13460 0   6 3 7
READ 31 32 33 +2  2441 34369 201 11 5 15
B&O 19 22 25 +6  3482 9088 0   1 7
N&W 21 21 21 +0  5057 12301 29    
C&H 19 22 26 +7  2368 9851 0 4 4 6 8
SCL 17 20 24 +7  5261 14135 0   3 1 4 8
P&LE 33 31 29 -4  2331 14995 0 1 1 4 7 8
WBSH 29 38 48 +19  1632 14640 0 7 8 4
C&NW 47 51 56 +9  2097 15614 166 2 2 3 7
CRIP 16 17 19 +3  10560 44465 0 11 11 9
CB&Q 33 33 33 +0  1847 18232 53 5 5 2 8 11
MP 52 42 33 -19  2815 11641 254 1 1 2 3 4 7
M&LR 36 35 34 -2  2168 9210 0   7 1
V&T 38 33 28 -10  3089 15638 62 10 10 1 6 8
L&A 31 38 46 +15  1599 10187 383 6 6 1 2 8 9
CP 33 31 30 -3  3075 14171 744 7 7 4 8
MKT 26 30 34 +8  1768 7845 0 6 6 1 2 7
SLSF 37 39 42 +5  2841 15310 0 4 4 3 7 8
SLSW 13 14 16 +3  1768 9584 51 15 15 1 6 7
GN 18 19 21 +3  3260 14849 56 3 3 2 4
SV 31 46 61 +30  134 717 33 8 8 1 3 6 7
C&S 0 0 13 +13  0 522 58   8
DRGW 0 0 13 +13  0 522 58   7
DP 0 0 13 +13  0 477 53   4

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