Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 14

Headline News 1867 to 1868

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1867: The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable laid between U.S. and Europe.
1868: U.S. spends millions to purchase Alaska wasteland from Russia!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Dan Drew bought SLSW for $2650, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought KP for $6300.

PCs Merged: WP merges into CP.

PCs Incorporated: L&A, C&EI, SP.

New Technologies Acquired: W&M bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: KY3 by PENN, PA2 by B&O, MI2 by N&W, AL2 by S&A, TN14 by SCL, IL6 by O&M, WI4 by C&NW, IA4 by CB&Q, MN1 by CNS, MO6 by MP, AR4 by M&LR, TX2 by V&T, NV2 by CP, NE1 by UP, OK6 by MKT, ND5 by GN.

Double Tracked Lines: READ doubled MI5.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got KY9, O&M got KY11, C&H got AL8, C&NW got MN2, MP got MO7, V&T got LA4, M&LR got OK3, GN got MT1, UP got CO7, CP got UT8, N&W got VA6.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, RenÚ of La Sorgue.

Stock splits: Les actions of CP se divisent à 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: RenÚ of La Sorgue of S&A, RenÚ of La Sorgue of CRIP, Leland Stanford of CNS, Cornelius Vanderbilt of SLSF, Milton Littlefield of NP.

New Private Companies Available: KCN, SV, T&P.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $16036. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Leland Stanford, Dan Drew, RenÚ of La Sorgue, Milton Littlefield, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Farham

L'invention de la signalisation par blocs fluidifie le trafic et évite les collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Boom to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Milton Littlefield (11) Dan Drew (13)
Rail Builder William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) Leland Stanford (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Magnate William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1) Dan Drew (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Baron William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) René de La Sorgue (14) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W SLSF KP ....
8 William Ogden UP CP .... ....
14 René de La Sorgue CRIP S&A .... ....
4 Leland Stanford GN CNS .... ....
1 John Forbes MKT SCL ATSF KCS
11 Milton Littlefield NP PENN .... ....
13 Dan Drew O&M C&NW SP&P SLSW
15 Thomas Durant .... A&T .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC .... .... ....
5 Henry Farham CB&Q M&LR KC&D ....
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
10 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 780   112112   60540   97   195700   3978   10   3   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   136153   83054   90   181577   58648   11   4   0   4  
PENN Pennsylvania 1797   332277   172783   99   554365   223566   12   12   0   3  
READ Reading 3010   762645   404203   98   896598   477815   17   34   0   12  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2550   501907   260992   99   675045   401722   13   0   0   47  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   89644   51096   97   162290   21551   9   2   0   4  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1989   369312   199426   97   546445   182868   12   9   0   8  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   47751   26740   98   108691   23301   6   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1661   258894   134624   99   453606   4784   11   16   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1434   275496   151522   96   384190   113839   12   0   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3045   670461   355344   98   802144   114893   16   1   0   32  
VC Virginia Central 647   66117   36364   99   154979   48625   5   1   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   53954   29674   99   120422   35399   5   1   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   19135   10524   99   32374   3581   9   4   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 274   43546   23950   99   81717   31091   8   0   236   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 534   82605   45433   99   141765   35113   4   1   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   17195   10489   93   24620   3268   10   3   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1871   339075   186492   96   579248   291032   10   9   255   551  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 318   49834   31894   90   90565   31638   6   0   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   26448   17985   86   57551   29649   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   56652   31159   99   118376   59339   7   4   3200   168  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   24408   16353   87   45413   20596   5   3   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360   48633   27721   97   102641   56259   6   5   0   255  
CNS Chicago North Shore 561   96354   50104   99   167162   78363   10   3   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 381   56510   31080   99   116940   57171   7   5   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 296   33036   19161   96   84896   42931   3   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 405   50005   27503   99   114787   53297   5   4   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   19400   13580   84   32735   16865   6   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 470   61112   34835   97   151244   79600   3   4   1850   348  
UP Union Pacific 363   34920   19206   99   117494   59956   2   4   1440   774  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   20580   12348   94   36748   11832   11   2   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 581   61885   37749   90   171773   79251   2   1   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239   29827   19984   87   67044   30393   3   2   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 90   21709   14979   85   34583   17817   7   0   0   0  
GN Great Northern 501   46638   25650   99   162312   81258   1   0   3010   0  
NP Northern Pacific 281   29995   19497   89   74802   34861   2   3   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)
GT :  (Double)   GT C2 C3 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
B&H :  (Double)   B&H B&M  (Double) NYNH  (Double) ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) WV2  (Double)
WV3 KY2 KY6 KY5 N&C  (Double) KY10 KY8  (Double) TN5
KY3
Unbuilt:: KY9 [Regions: AO]
READ:  (Double)   READ LV  (Double) PA1  (Double) MD1 PA8 PA3 NYC HRL  (Double)
B&A  (Double) NY3 LS  (Double) C4  (Double) P&LE  (Double) C5  (Double)
MC PA10 MI5  (Double) PA9 GTW  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN2
IN8 IL4  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCMN]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1 IN5  (Double) IN9  (Double) MON  (Double)
KY13  (Double) TN13  (Double) TN9 IL8  (Double) A&WP  (Double) A&C
AL6 AL7  (Double) TN6 TN7 PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
R&D :   R&D RF&P MD2 PA7 VA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
N&W :   N&W N&S VA3 VA4 VA5 KY1 OH7 WBSH  (Double) IN10 C&C  (Double)
IL7 OH4 OH2 MI2
Unbuilt:: VA6 [Regions: AOLCM]
W&M :   W&M W&W NC2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H SC1  (Double) G&C GA4  (Double) NER NC1 VA1 FL4
FL5 FL6 FEC
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: AG]
S&A :  (Double)   S&A GA1  (Double) COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double)
MS3 TN10  (Double) TN8 AL2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADMG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1  (Double)
AL3  (Double) MS6  (Double) TN12 KY14 MRLE  (Double) A&GW  (Double)
P&FW  (Double) IN4  (Double) IN7  (Double) IL2 IC  (Double) KY12
IL5 L&N TN14
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCM]
VC :   VC C&O VA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
BRL :   BRL TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
SM :  (Double)   SM NO&J MS4 MS7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
MN :   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
O&M :   O&M KY7 TP&W IN1 ERIE NY2 PA11  (Double) OH3 MI1 IN3
IN6 IL6
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: AOLCM]
FW&C:   FW&C MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: LC]
C&EI:   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
C&NW:   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: MN2 [Regions: CW]
CRIP:   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CB&Q:   CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CNS :  (Double)   CNS M&SP MN1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
MP :   MP MO6
Unbuilt:: MO7 [Regions: MW]
M&LR:   M&LR AR4
Unbuilt:: OK3 [Regions: M]
V&T :   V&T TX2
Unbuilt:: LA4 [Regions: MS]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
CP :   CP WP NV2
Unbuilt:: UT8 [Regions: P]
UP :   UP NE1
Unbuilt:: CO7 [Regions: W]
SL&A:   SL&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
MKT :   MKT OK6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
SLSF:   SLSF
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
SP :   SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
GN :   GN ND5
Unbuilt:: MT1 [Regions: W]
NP :   NP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]

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 45   39   33   -12  1417   3859   41     14  
B&H 41   37   34   -7  815   3390   275     5   8     14    
PENN 54   49   45   -9  1902   8940   50   11   11   3     8    
READ 71   68   65   -6  2809   15057   0     4   3     11    
B&O 52   48   44   -8  3329   12711   47     8   13    
R&D 46   38   31   -15  866   2927   18     8   11    
N&W 88   83   79   -9  2699   9920   29   3   3   1     14    
W&M 37   38   40   +3  710   2028   12   2   8  
C&H 72   77   82   +10  2039   8311   0     14   3     15    
S&A 96   94   93   -3  1367   7120   50   14   14   3     8    
SCL 84   79   75   -9  2458   15177   55   1   1   3     14    
VC 33   26   20   -13  1138   3154   81   6   6  
BRL 39   31   24   -15  809   2433   42     15   11    
A&T 51   52   53   +2  181   697   18   15   15   5     8     11     14    
GM&O 65   55   46   -19  130   1370   0     14   1     8     11     13    
SM 51   39   28   -23  879   5340   0     14   8     11     13    
MN 42   51   61   +19  86   496   14     14   1     8     11     13    
O&M 48   43   39   -9  2226   9273   82   13   13   3    
FW&C 37   38   40   +3  466   1528   62     14   4     11    
C&EI 0   0   18   +18  0   828   92     14  
C&NW 42   36   31   -11  121   1860   140   13   13   8    
CRIP 17   18   19   +2  273   693   57   14   14   8    
CB&Q 55   42   30   -25  255   1620   180   5   5   4     8    
CNS 93   70   47   -46  236   2730   75   4   4   1     3     13    
MP 65   71   78   +13  199   1856   49     11   1     4     8     13    
M&LR 71   53   36   -35  73   1348   132   5   5   4     8     14    
V&T 52   61   70   +18  145   1909   116     14   8     13    
L&A 0   0   18   +18  0   405   45     11  
CP 51   99   49   +96  216   8886   474   8   8   4    
UP 38   53   69   +31  140   1686   129   8   8  
SL&A 24   32   40   +16  199   458   37     13  
MKT 24   31   39   +15  666   2778   127   1   1  
SLSF 17   19   22   +5  432   1105   90   3   3   8    
SP 0   0   18   +18  0   405   45     4  
GN 29   36   43   +14  444   2402   103   4   4   11    
NP 17   20   23   +6  563   1300   105   11   11   4     8    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CASL 925   GW 700   KCN 1115   SV 750   T&P 1120  

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