Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 17

Headline News 1873 to 1874

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1873: Jesse James and his gang commit their first train robbery in Iowa.
1874: Rich silver strike found in Nevada.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought SP&D for $1500, William Ogden bought CT for $8637, John Forbes bought LP&W for $11323.

PCs Merged: KCN merges into CRIP.

PCs Incorporated: TR, SL.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, B&H bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, PENN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, READ bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, B&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, R&D bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, N&W bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&H bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, S&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SCL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, A&T bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GM&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SM bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, O&M bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, FW&C bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CRIP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CB&Q bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, L&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, UP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SL&A bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MKT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSF bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SLSW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, GN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, KC&D bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, KP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought automatic couplers, B&H bought automatic couplers, PENN bought block signal system, N&W bought automatic couplers, C&H bought automatic couplers, SCL bought automatic couplers, A&T bought automatic couplers, MN bought automatic couplers, O&M bought automatic couplers, CRIP bought automatic couplers, CB&Q bought automatic couplers, MP bought automatic couplers, V&T bought automatic couplers, CP bought automatic couplers, UP bought automatic couplers, SL&A bought automatic couplers, MKT bought automatic couplers, SLSF bought automatic couplers, SLSW bought automatic couplers, GW bought automatic couplers, GN bought automatic couplers.

RoWs built: WV4 by PENN, TN11 by B&O, SC2 by S&A, ND2 by C&NW, LA3 by V&T, IA6 by UP, OK8 by MKT, CA4 by SP, MT3 by GN, ND4 by NP, MO3 by KP.

Double Tracked Lines: SCL doubled KY14, O&M doubled IL6, C&NW doubled C&NW, V&T doubled T&P, CP doubled WP, UP doubled CO7, MKT doubled ATSF.

New RoWs acquired: CRIP got IL15, PENN got KY4, CB&Q got IA3, KP got KS3, V&T got TX3, C&NW got MT6, MKT got NM4, UP got UT3, GN got ID3, SP got CA12.

RR Mergers: CP merges into UP.

L'indemnisation ofs ouvriers blessés by of vieux systèmes of couplage coûte $26962 à PENN.

L'indemnisation ofs ouvriers blessés by of vieux systèmes of couplage coûte $16270 à S&A.

L'indemnisation ofs ouvriers blessés by of vieux systèmes of couplage coûte $1288 à C&EI.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, Milton Littlefield, Dan Drew, RenÚ of La Sorgue.

New railroad Presidents: RenÚ of La Sorgue of S&A, Leland Stanford of CRIP, William Ogden of MP, Milton Littlefield of L&A.

New Private Companies Available: LR&S, H&S.

William Ogden gagne la Médaille du Pic d'Or for avoir relié le UP entre les régions Midwest et Pacifique.

Leland Stanford dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $33333. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: William Ogden, Dan Drew, Cornelius Vanderbilt

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Recession.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

Tycoon Announcements:

14 René de La Sorgue qui veut crip se sert ? mmmh ? beau raccourci pour chicago !

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) René de La Sorgue (14) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Magnate John Forbes (1) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) René de La Sorgue (14)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) 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
8 William Ogden UP MP CT CASL
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SP KP SP&D ....
4 Leland Stanford GN CRIP SV ....
13 Dan Drew O&M C&NW .... ....
1 John Forbes MKT SCL LP&W ....
11 Milton Littlefield L&A PENN .... ....
14 René de La Sorgue V&T S&A .... ....
15 Thomas Durant C&H A&T .... ....
5 Henry Farham .... M&LR .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
10 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 780   94019   50770   97   175957   2246   8   2   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   115614   61276   98   194014   2580   12   6   0   1  
PENN Pennsylvania 2074   315045   170125   97   633264   270707   7   4   0   1  
READ Reading 3010   639798   339093   98   979313   479613   12   0   0   3  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2644   443514   239498   97   742106   310230   9   1   0   12  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   74685   44064   95   169475   2262   6   1   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2271   353284   183708   99   634289   128957   5   1   0   2  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   39796   23480   95   116557   14505   3   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1779   229753   119472   99   450365   7401   9   1   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1627   260834   138242   98   455579   35201   11   0   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3045   581599   314063   97   833540   37027   13   9   0   9  
VC Virginia Central 647   54648   32242   95   168567   38992   2   0   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   44247   26106   95   130876   21785   3   0   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   15760   8668   99   31984   595   7   2   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 274   37171   20444   99   87811   23711   6   0   236   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 534   69316   38124   99   149134   1880   4   1   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   14528   8281   97   24744   424   9   2   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 2065   325991   176036   97   660470   347490   6   4   0   245  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 318   41678   23757   97   97663   20764   6   0   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   22160   13296   94   62733   26831   2   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1641   164392   93703   94   318647   224372   3   4   2470   3815  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 581   67410   37076   99   127140   79797   4   9   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 495   58813   30582   99   131798   63749   5   8   1420   67  
MP Missouri Pacific 604   72251   39738   99   153228   17060   7   5   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 803   68082   38126   95   165120   80791   2   0   0   1133  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 944   129241   72375   95   208464   103079   7   6   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   16459   9382   97   34935   12419   8   0   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 1957   191571   105362   99   447509   267291   1   4   0   4084  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   17021   9362   99   39151   4919   9   3   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1420   159589   82986   99   335357   183015   5   1   0   544  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 459   42459   24202   97   106829   46972   2   3   0   858  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   19379   10852   98   21059   14134   7   1   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   18437   12353   87   24432   17158   3   1   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 513   62758   34517   99   115922   72329   5   9   0   2538  
GN Great Northern 1902   209703   109046   99   495281   291276   3   6   204   2188  
NP Northern Pacific 921   73664   44199   94   189982   120966   0   5   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   10462   6591   91   9734   6150   8   1   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 461   51423   28283   99   90715   70119   4   9   3050   0  
SL Soo Line 150   15930   11151   84   29231   21169   0   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   11569   7636   88   18095   13105   3   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 PA4 WV4
Unbuilt:: KY4 [Regions: AO]
READ:  (Double)   READ LV  (Double) PA1  (Double) MD1 PA8 PA3  (Double) 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  (Double) TN11
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 TN1
Unbuilt:: none [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 SC4 SC2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADMG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1  (Double)
AL3  (Double) MS6  (Double) TN12 KY14  (Double) MRLE  (Double) A&GW  (Double)
P&FW  (Double) IN4  (Double) IN7  (Double) IL2 IC  (Double) KY12
IL5 L&N  (Double) 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  (Double) KY11 IL3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCM]
FW&C:   FW&C MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: LC]
C&EI:   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
C&NW:  (Double)   C&NW WI4 SP&P MN2 ND1 ND2
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: CW]
CRIP:   CRIP IA7 KCN
Unbuilt:: IL15 [Regions: CW]
CB&Q:   CB&Q IA4 IA5
Unbuilt:: IA3 [Regions: CW]
MP :   MP MO6 MO7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
M&LR:   M&LR AR4 OK3 OK5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
V&T :   V&T TX2  (Double) LA4 T&P  (Double) LA3
Unbuilt:: TX3 [Regions: MGS]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
UP :  (Double)   UP NE1 CO7  (Double) WY1 IA6 CP  (Double) WP  (Double)
NV2 UT8 UT5
Unbuilt:: UT3 [Regions: WP]
SL&A:   SL&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
MKT :   MKT OK6  (Double) KCS ATSF  (Double) OK4 OK8
Unbuilt:: NM4 [Regions: MWS]
SLSF:   SLSF AR7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
SLSW:   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
GW :   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
SP :  (Double)   SP CA4
Unbuilt:: CA12 [Regions: P]
GN :   GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1  (Double) MT2 MT3
Unbuilt:: ID3 [Regions: CW]
NP :   NP ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
KC&D:   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
KP :   KP MO3
Unbuilt:: KS3 [Regions: MW]
SL :   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
TR :   TR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]

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 38   41   44   +6  1535   3876   24     8   3    
B&H 39   46   53   +14  824   3509   156     5   1     3     8     14    
PENN 34   32   30   -4  2236   10346   29   11   11   3     8    
READ 44   36   29   -15  5500   15057   0     4   3     11    
B&O 29   29   29   +0  3524   13181   47     8   13    
R&D 27   30   33   +6  894   2934   11     8   11     13    
N&W 32   26   20   -12  8318   21929   134     3   1     4    
W&M 35   30   26   -9  428   2034   6   2   8   13    
C&H 44   38   33   -11  2157   8856   45   15   15   3    
S&A 55   42   30   -25  2847   8039   96   14   14   3     8    
SCL 49   41   34   -15  4066   15232   0   1   1   3    
VC 28   27   27   -1  888   3200   35   6   6   3     13    
BRL 27   31   35   +8  692   2457   18     15   3     8     11    
A&T 31   42   53   +22  89   706   9   15   15   5     8     11     14    
GM&O 29   27   25   -4  136   1370   0     14   1     8     11     13    
SM 33   39   45   +12  456   5340   0     14   8     11     13    
MN 31   28   26   -5  95   501   9     8   1     11     13    
O&M 27   26   26   -1  2827   10325   0   13   13   3    
FW&C 23   30   38   +15  439   1563   27     4   11    
C&EI 20   19   18   -2  315   868   52     13  
C&NW 40   38   36   -4  1589   8013   192   13   13   4     8    
CRIP 42   50   59   +17  427   2690   215   4   14   8    
CB&Q 33   40   47   +14  512   2475   0     4   3     5     8    
MP 35   40   46   +11  568   2936   84   8   8   1     4     11     13    
M&LR 20   24   29   +9  1073   3686   329   5   5   3     4     8     14    
V&T 50   52   55   +5  1176   4563   157   14   14   3     8     13    
L&A 24   23   22   -2  111   424   26   11   11   8    
UP 80   63   37   -43  1726   19021   309   8   8   4     11    
SL&A 71   51   32   -39  102   479   16     13   4     8     14    
MKT 37   41   45   +8  935   6904   196   1   1   3     4     11    
SLSF 36   33   30   -6  505   2212   83     3   4     8     13    
SLSW 14   17   20   +6  280   731   44     13   1     8    
GW 12   15   18   +6  273   647   53     8   13    
SP 40   39   39   -1  77   2354   211   3   3   1     4    
GN 39   35   31   -8  1537   9370   140   4   4   11     13    
NP 18   18   19   +1  577   4382   223     11   4     8    
KC&D 19   25   32   +13  88   305   25     5   8     13    
KP 18   22   26   +8  228   2164   141   3   3  
SL 0   0   14   +14  0   675   75     13  
TR 0   0   14   +14  0   378   42     13  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
LR&S 1050   H&S 1160  

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