Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 15

Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: William Ogden bought GW for $23517, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought KCN for $7864, Leland Stanford bought SV for $12345, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought T&P for $2300.

PCs Merged: SP&P merges into C&NW, KCS merges into MKT.

PCs Incorporated: KC&D, SLSW, KP.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Prairie 2-6-2, B&H bought Prairie 2-6-2, PENN bought Prairie 2-6-2, B&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, R&D bought Prairie 2-6-2, N&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, W&M bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&H bought Prairie 2-6-2, S&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, SCL bought Prairie 2-6-2, VC bought Prairie 2-6-2, BRL bought Prairie 2-6-2, A&T bought Prairie 2-6-2, GM&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, SM bought Prairie 2-6-2, MN bought Prairie 2-6-2, O&M bought Prairie 2-6-2, FW&C bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&EI bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&NW bought Prairie 2-6-2, CRIP bought Prairie 2-6-2, CB&Q bought Prairie 2-6-2, CNS bought Prairie 2-6-2, MP bought Prairie 2-6-2, M&LR bought Prairie 2-6-2, V&T bought Prairie 2-6-2, L&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, CP bought Prairie 2-6-2, UP bought Prairie 2-6-2, SL&A bought Prairie 2-6-2, MKT bought Prairie 2-6-2, SLSF bought Prairie 2-6-2, SP bought Prairie 2-6-2, GN bought Prairie 2-6-2, NP bought Prairie 2-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought block signal system, B&H bought block signal system, B&O bought block signal system, R&D bought block signal system, N&W bought block signal system, S&A bought block signal system, SCL bought block signal system, VC bought block signal system, A&T bought block signal system, GM&O bought block signal system, SM bought block signal system, MN bought block signal system, O&M bought block signal system, FW&C bought block signal system, C&EI bought block signal system, C&NW bought Grand Station, C&NW bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system, CB&Q bought Grand Station, CNS bought block signal system, MP bought block signal system, M&LR bought Grand Station, V&T bought block signal system, L&A bought block signal system, CP bought block signal system, UP bought block signal system, SL&A bought block signal system, MKT bought block signal system, SLSF bought block signal system, SP bought block signal system, GN bought block signal system, NP bought block signal system.

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

Double Tracked Lines: PENN doubled KY5, N&W doubled IL7, S&A doubled AL4, SCL doubled TN14, CNS doubled M&SP, CP doubled CP, UP doubled UP, MKT doubled OK6.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA4, S&A got SC4, O&M got IL3, N&W got TN1, CB&Q got IA5, CRIP got IA7, SLSF got AR7, C&NW got ND1, NP got ND3, M&LR got OK5, GN got MT2, UP got WY1, CP got UT5, MKT got OK4.

RR Mergers: CNS merges into GN.

La signalisation obsolète ralentit les trains of BRL: un contrat of $5445 cancelled.

Loan Recalls: RenÚ of La Sorgue.

Stock splits: Les actions of N&W se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of UP se divisent à 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: N&W, SM.

New railroad Presidents: Leland Stanford of READ, William Ogden of B&O, RenÚ of La Sorgue of V&T, Cornelius Vanderbilt of SP, Cornelius Vanderbilt of KP.

New Private Companies Available: SL, TR.

RenÚ of La Sorgue dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $25000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: William Ogden, Leland Stanford, Dan Drew, John Forbes, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Milton Littlefield

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Mild Depression.
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) John Forbes (1)
Rail Magnate John Forbes (1) William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14)
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 SP KP .... ....
8 William Ogden UP B&O GW ....
4 Leland Stanford GN READ SV ....
14 René de La Sorgue V&T S&A KCN T&P
1 John Forbes MKT SCL ATSF ....
11 Milton Littlefield NP PENN .... ....
13 Dan Drew O&M C&NW .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... A&T .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC .... .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
5 Henry Farham CB&Q M&LR .... ....
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
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   75193   39100   99   191693   3744   6   3   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   90518   50690   95   187294   35685   6   1   0   3  
PENN Pennsylvania 1927   233296   121314   99   579446   245055   3   6   0   2  
READ Reading 3010   508705   284874   95   918270   488190   6   0   0   8  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2550   335374   174395   99   690345   336166   5   1   0   35  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   59744   35249   95   165824   6899   4   5   0   3  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2140   268056   142071   98   581138   211199   5   4   0   6  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   31730   18720   95   110894   18344   1   1   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1779   180340   93777   99   462058   19245   6   0   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1434   188005   97763   99   397956   13017   8   9   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3045   448840   242376   97   785307   12180   10   15   0   24  
VC Virginia Central 647   44777   24627   99   160414   39896   1   1   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   35900   19745   99   123392   23050   2   1   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   12608   7187   97   31596   629   4   1   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 274   29889   16738   98   83854   25250   2   3   236   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 534   55262   30946   98   144969   16206   2   1   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   11569   6594   97   24519   612   6   6   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1956   238923   124240   99   611454   316504   2   5   109   645  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 318   33317   19990   94   93236   25740   2   1   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   18015   11890   88   59097   25502   -2   3   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1006   84084   43724   99   194313   133634   1   9   1500   2358  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   16662   9164   99   48473   22636   1   4   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 360   32432   16865   99   104801   57699   0   6   0   204  
MP Missouri Pacific 604   55821   30702   99   144482   65753   2   1   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 486   34948   19222   96   108571   66016   -1   0   3170   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 630   52335   28784   99   142002   57011   2   17   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   13074   8629   88   33329   13740   0   3   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 655   55638   30601   99   173891   100933   -1   4   1760   1758  
UP Union Pacific 507   33352   19010   97   134571   76309   -3   4   3872   1771  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   13411   7510   98   37639   8452   4   2   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 679   57332   33252   93   191720   96484   -1   1   1650   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239   19885   11136   98   71346   33261   -1   1   2200   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   14698   9407   90   18399   18401   1   0   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 90   14520   9148   91   35447   14534   2   7   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1492   130635   67930   99   389519   217120   0   16   0   2408  
NP Northern Pacific 281   20435   11648   97   78174   37109   -2   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   8163   5306   89   8599   8601   3   0   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 178   13521   8653   90   19499   19501   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)
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  (Double) N&C  (Double) KY10 KY8  (Double)
TN5 KY3 KY9
Unbuilt:: PA4 [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  (Double) OH4 OH2 MI2 VA6
Unbuilt:: TN1 [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 AL8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
S&A :  (Double)   S&A GA1  (Double) COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4  (Double) MS2  (Double)
MS3 TN10  (Double) TN8 AL2
Unbuilt:: SC4 [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  (Double)
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 KY11
Unbuilt:: IL3 [Regions: AOLCM]
FW&C:   FW&C MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: LC]
C&EI:   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
C&NW:   C&NW WI4 SP&P MN2
Unbuilt:: ND1 [Regions: CW]
CRIP:   CRIP
Unbuilt:: IA7 [Regions: C]
CB&Q:   CB&Q IA4
Unbuilt:: IA5 [Regions: C]
MP :   MP MO6 MO7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
M&LR:   M&LR AR4 OK3
Unbuilt:: OK5 [Regions: M]
V&T :   V&T TX2 LA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MS]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
CP :  (Double)   CP WP NV2 UT8
Unbuilt:: UT5 [Regions: P]
UP :  (Double)   UP NE1 CO7
Unbuilt:: WY1 [Regions: W]
SL&A:   SL&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
MKT :   MKT OK6  (Double) KCS
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: MW]
SLSF:   SLSF
Unbuilt:: AR7 [Regions: M]
SLSW:   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
SP :   SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
GN :   GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1
Unbuilt:: MT2 [Regions: CW]
NP :   NP
Unbuilt:: ND3 [Regions: W]
KC&D:   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
KP :   KP
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 33   31   29   -4  1420   3869   31     14  
B&H 34   32   30   -4  853   3390   275     5   8     14    
PENN 45   42   40   -5  2084   9575   65   11   11   3     8    
READ 65   64   64   -1  3010   15057   0   4   4   3     11    
B&O 44   36   28   -16  6583   12722   36   8   8   13    
R&D 31   29   27   -4  848   2931   14     8   11    
N&W 79   97   57   +35  2130   21258   150     3   1     14    
W&M 40   34   28   -12  604   2031   9   2   8  
C&H 82   54   27   -55  3737   8842   59     15   3     14    
S&A 93   88   83   -10  899   7170   0   14   14   3     8    
SCL 75   61   48   -27  4904   15232   0   1   1   3    
VC 20   19   19   -1  1168   3174   61   6   6  
BRL 24   27   30   +6  845   2443   32     15   3     11    
A&T 53   45   38   -15  73   701   14   15   15   5     8     11     14    
GM&O 46   40   34   -12  133   1370   0     14   1     8     11     13    
SM 28   34   40   +12  704   5340   0     14   8     11     13    
MN 61   46   32   -29  101   499   11     14   1     8     11     13    
O&M 39   36   34   -5  2321   9738   42   13   13   3    
FW&C 40   33   27   -13  331   1543   47     14   4     11    
C&EI 18   16   15   -3  306   851   69     14  
C&NW 31   31   32   +1  572   4727   303   13   13   8    
CRIP 19   22   26   +7  199   750   0     14   4     8    
CB&Q 30   35   40   +10  400   1620   180   5   4   8    
MP 78   64   51   -27  264   2872   148     11   1     4     8     13    
M&LR 36   30   25   -11  259   2203   227   5   5   4     8     14    
V&T 70   55   41   -29  449   2951   199   14   14   8     13    
L&A 18   21   25   +7  176   416   34     11   1     8    
CP 49   58   67   +18  3221   10193   92     8   4    
UP 69   89   54   +39  625   4926   144   8   8  
SL&A 40   50   61   +21  133   467   28     13   4     8    
MKT 39   55   72   +33  996   3346   49   1   1   3     4     11    
SLSF 22   24   26   +4  280   1195   0     3   8     13    
SLSW 0   0   10   +10  0   698   77     13  
SP 18   22   26   +8  176   416   34   3   4   1    
GN 43   47   47   +4  610   7245   215   4   4   13    
NP 23   21   19   -4  287   1405   0   11   11   4     8    
KC&D 0   0   10   +10  0   297   33     5  
KP 0   0   10   +10  0   801   89   3   3  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CASL 925   SL 750   TR 420  

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