Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 18

Headline News 1875 to 1876

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1875: Gold discovered in the Black Hills of Dakota Territory!
1876: Gen. Custer massacred by Sioux Indians on banks of Little Big Horn River.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Leland Stanford bought LR&S for $5002.

PCs Merged: SV merges into UP, LP&W merges into MKT.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, B&H bought Consolidation 2-8-0, READ bought Consolidation 2-8-0, B&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, R&D bought Consolidation 2-8-0, N&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, W&M bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&H bought Consolidation 2-8-0, S&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SCL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, A&T bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GM&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SM bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, FW&C bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&LR bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, V&T bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, L&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0, UP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SL&A bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MKT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SLSF bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SLSW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, NP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, KC&D bought Consolidation 2-8-0, KP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, TR bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought automatic couplers, B&O bought automatic couplers, R&D bought automatic couplers, S&A bought automatic couplers, SM bought automatic couplers, L&A bought automatic couplers, UP bought Grand Station, SP bought automatic couplers, KP bought automatic couplers.

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

Double Tracked Lines: S&A doubled TN8, SCL doubled GA6, CRIP doubled CRIP, V&T doubled LA3, UP doubled IA6, MKT doubled KCS, GN doubled GN.

New RoWs acquired: S&A got SC3, UP got IA10, MP got OK2, KP got CO2, MKT got NM3, SP got NV3, GN got WA1, V&T got M1.

RR Mergers: UP merges into MP.

L'indemnisation ofs ouvriers blessés by of vieux systèmes of couplage coûte $4455 à BRL.

Loan Recalls: William Ogden, Milton Littlefield, Dan Drew, RenÚ of La Sorgue.

Cornered stocks: N&W.

New railroad Presidents: Leland Stanford of READ, William Ogden of B&O.

New Private Companies Available: C&S, CW.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $30124. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Leland Stanford, Cornelius Vanderbilt

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

Les wagons-lits Pullman sont préférés pour les trajets longue distance, augmentant les revenus.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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, Pullman sleepers

Tycoon Announcements:

14 René de La Sorgue ach ! déflation, gross malheur !

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) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) René de La Sorgue (14)
Rail Prodigal William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) John Forbes (1)
Rail Baron William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt SP KP SP&D ....
4 Leland Stanford GN READ .... LR&S
8 William Ogden B&O MP CT CASL
1 John Forbes MKT SCL .... ....
11 Milton Littlefield L&A PENN .... ....
13 Dan Drew O&M C&NW .... ....
14 René de La Sorgue V&T S&A .... ....
15 Thomas Durant C&H A&T .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
5 Henry Farham .... M&LR .... ....
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   89806   49393   96   170659   2387   7   1   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   109199   56782   99   194512   2991   11   0   0   1  
PENN Pennsylvania 2166   307266   172068   95   660521   277284   5   0   0   1  
READ Reading 3010   615251   326082   98   997192   378234   11   7   0   2  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2644   429274   223222   99   759556   272827   9   1   0   7  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   72361   41246   97   168685   2003   7   1   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2271   336962   178589   98   646280   73373   5   1   0   1  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   37759   22278   95   119519   11017   3   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1779   219194   113981   99   440749   7258   8   2   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1627   254317   134789   98   468465   6839   11   12   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3045   555234   299830   97   857656   49451   12   10   0   5  
VC Virginia Central 647   53780   33882   91   172410   35211   1   0   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   41921   26410   91   133816   16099   2   0   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   15501   8526   99   31545   486   7   1   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 274   35071   19289   99   90343   20499   5   1   236   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 534   66437   36540   99   147191   1816   3   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   14116   8187   96   24344   312   8   2   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 2065   310418   173836   95   675462   337593   5   0   0   159  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 318   39367   22833   96   100391   16704   5   0   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   21506   13549   91   64433   27112   0   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1888   188266   105429   95   373849   208562   3   4   0   3771  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 651   81132   47869   95   147449   94510   3   14   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 637   70307   39372   95   158934   82332   3   0   0   818  
MP Missouri Pacific 2747   320967   166904   99   653277   320796   3   4   2350   2246  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 803   65976   37606   94   170950   73835   2   0   0   680  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 1316   160306   89770   95   274599   150359   5   7   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   15803   8692   99   35707   10302   8   1   0   0  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 99   16353   9321   97   39804   3625   8   1   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1734   189033   98297   99   401161   181251   5   3   0   299  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 459   40560   22308   99   111070   45187   2   0   0   515  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   18602   10231   99   22082   11758   7   1   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   17429   11852   86   25633   16830   2   0   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 654   72458   39852   99   143700   93057   3   9   0   1396  
GN Great Northern 1970   226985   118032   99   524913   310483   3   6   0   1435  
NP Northern Pacific 921   71149   41977   95   196668   107985   0   0   0   0  
KC&D Kansas City & Denver 66   9979   6287   91   10082   4647   7   1   0   0  
KP Kansas Pacific 766   73778   40578   99   151037   116529   2   4   0   1830  
SL Soo Line 150   14763   10334   84   30914   18417   0   1   0   0  
TR Texas Road 84   11199   6831   93   18649   10189   4   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  (Double) N&C  (Double) KY10 KY8  (Double)
TN5 KY3 KY9 PA4 WV4 KY4
Unbuilt:: none [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  (Double) AL2 SC4 SC2
Unbuilt:: SC3 [Regions: ADMG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6  (Double) 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 MT6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CWT]
CRIP:  (Double)   CRIP IA7 KCN IL15
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
CB&Q:   CB&Q IA4 IA5 IA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
MP :   MP MO6 MO7 UP  (Double) NE1 CO7  (Double) WY1 IA6  (Double)
CP  (Double) WP  (Double) NV2 UT8 UT5 SV UT3
Unbuilt:: OK2 [Regions: MWTP]
M&LR:   M&LR AR4 OK3 OK5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
V&T :   V&T TX2  (Double) LA4 T&P  (Double) LA3  (Double) TX3
Unbuilt:: M1 [Regions: MGS]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
SL&A:   SL&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
MKT :   MKT OK6  (Double) KCS  (Double) ATSF  (Double) OK4 OK8 LP&W NM4
Unbuilt:: NM3 [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 CA12
Unbuilt:: NV3 [Regions: P]
GN :  (Double)   GN ND5 MT1 CNS  (Double) M&SP  (Double) MN1  (Double) MT2
MT3 ID3
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: CWT]
NP :   NP ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
KC&D:   KC&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
KP :   KP MO3 KS3
Unbuilt:: CO2 [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 44   36   28   -16  2427   3882   18     8   3    
B&H 53   39   25   -28  1223   3509   156     5   1     3     8    
PENN 30   29   28   -2  2633   10760   75   11   11   3     8    
READ 29   35   41   +12  3410   15057   0   4   4   3     8     11    
B&O 29   27   26   -3  3601   13192   36   8   8   13    
R&D 33   31   29   -4  718   2936   9     8   11     13    
N&W 20   22   25   +5  4960   21962   101     3   1     4    
W&M 26   29   33   +7  490   2035   5   2   2   8     13    
C&H 33   31   29   -4  1937   8867   34   15   15   3    
S&A 30   33   36   +6  930   8039   96   14   14   3     8    
SCL 34   40   46   +12  3541   15232   0   1   1   3    
VC 27   31   36   +9  797   3208   27   6   8   3     13    
BRL 35   30   26   -9  477   2461   14     15   3     8     11    
A&T 53   36   20   -33  105   708   7   15   8   5     11     14    
GM&O 25   24   23   -2  145   1370   0     14   1     8     11     13    
SM 45   31   17   -28  2132   5340   0     14   8     11     13    
MN 26   25   25   -1  96   503   7     8   1     11     13    
O&M 26   25   24   -2  3084   10325   0   13   13   3    
FW&C 38   40   42   +4  346   1569   21     3   4     11    
C&EI 18   20   22   +4  367   881   39     8   13    
C&NW 36   33   30   -6  1935   9125   315   13   13   4     8    
CRIP 59   55   51   -8  436   3220   35     14   4     8    
CB&Q 47   34   21   -26  1366   3114   71     4   3     5     8    
MP 46   35   30   -16  928   22794   486   8   8   4     11    
M&LR 29   25   22   -7  743   3768   247   5   5   3     4     8     14    
V&T 55   46   38   -17  1325   6237   343   14   14   3     8     13    
L&A 22   22   22   +0  146   430   20   11   11   8    
SL&A 32   30   29   -3  57   483   12     13   4     8     14    
MKT 45   43   42   -3  2002   8317   353   1   1   3     4     11    
SLSF 30   27   25   -5  430   2212   83     3   4     8     13    
SLSW 20   19   19   -1  196   742   33     13   1     8    
GW 18   18   18   +0  218   660   40     8   13    
SP 39   36   34   -5  686   3200   70   3   3   1     4    
GN 31   34   37   +6  2153   9816   34   4   4   3     11     13    
NP 19   19   19   +0  1179   4382   223     11   4     8    
KC&D 32   39   46   +14  59   311   19     5   4     8     13    
KP 26   28   30   +4  669   3678   152   3   3  
SL 14   15   17   +3  281   693   57     13   8    
TR 14   16   18   +4  153   388   32     13   8    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
H&S 1160   C&S 580   CW 835  

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