Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 14

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - 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!

Message to All Players in This Game

Le rapport initial de la nouvelle partie a été envoyé ce week end. Si vous connaissez des joueurs non inscrits souhaitant découvrir le jeu, pour les quelques positions restantes les 3 premiers tours sont gratuits.

The initial report for the new game has been sent this week-end. If you know players that can be interested by the game, for the few remaining positions the first 3 turns are free.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought B&M for $852, William Palmer bought CRIP for $8888, Jay Gould bought CASL for $2261, Jay Gould bought V&T for $3127, Baron Eudes Santerre bought L&A for $490, Baron Eudes Santerre bought KCS for $500.

PCs Merged: CP merges into WP.

PCs Incorporated: GW, SP.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, PENN bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, UP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

RoWs built: IN6 by NYC, NY1 by PENN, OH2 by B&O, AL5 by N&W, TN4 by C&H, KY8 by SCL, NY2 by LS, ND1 by M&SP, KS4 by MP, NE1 by UP.

Double Tracked Lines: N&W doubled BRL, M&SP doubled SP&P, MP doubled KC&D.

New RoWs acquired: LS got KY7, SCL got MS4, C&NW got WI4, M&SP got ND2, MP got CO5, UP got CO7, WP got NV1.

Bankrupt Tycoons: J. Edgar Thompson.

Cornered stocks: C&NW.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of B&O, Milton Littlefield of GW, Jim Fisk of SP.

Jay Gould dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $10146. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: William Palmer, Milton Littlefield, Jim Fisk, Baron Eudes Santerre

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 Normal to Good.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
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 Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jim Fisk (4) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (9)
Rail Mogul Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (9)
Rail Builder Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) John Forbes (2)
Rail Prodigal Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Baron Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) John Forbes (2)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL MP L&A KCS
5 Jay Gould B&O M&SP V&T CASL
4 Jim Fisk READ SP .... B&M
9 William Palmer UP WP CRIP ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS GW .... ERIE
2 John Forbes C&H NYC A&C N&C
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 680   85623   50518   92   198416   37945   5   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1687   297719   154813   99   442855   22303   13   1   0   109  
PENN Pennsylvania 833   132109   75302   97   252575   88386   7   1   0   9  
READ Reading 1674   312236   174852   95   414284   288235   5   4   0   128  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2331   379831   197512   99   606757   357120   8   0   0   171  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2954   516293   268474   99   814038   517350   9   9   0   157  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1953   254621   142589   95   474057   54820   7   0   0   222  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2299   422380   236534   95   535623   231746   7   7   0   59  
LS Lake Shore 2826   486000   262441   97   748629   417137   9   4   0   66  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   18312   11170   93   21010   11166   7   2   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 947   114904   66644   96   179754   128417   4   4   3850   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 832   84855   46670   99   168098   118586   3   5   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 296   37601   20680   99   68035   47637   5   0   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 363   28219   17778   91   71044   52108   -1   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   17345   12141   84   29405   21295   1   0   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 90   18091   12664   84   22793   16507   5   0   0   0  
GN Great Northern 295   24034   15141   91   56801   34282   1   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 :   GT B&H C2 C3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11 OH3  (Double) OH5
OH6 FW&C  (Double) OH8 TP&W IN3 IN6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLC]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 PA10  (Double) PA8 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A  (Double) PA2  (Double) MD1  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double)
P&FW WV2 M&C OH7  (Double) NYNH  (Double) C&C CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOC]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1 IN2 IN9 IL6  (Double)
IN10 WBSH  (Double) L&N  (Double) TN8  (Double) MS6 NO&J  (Double)
OH2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOCMG]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O  (Double) VC KY1 RF&P  (Double)
IN5  (Double) MON  (Double) VA2 SC5 IN7 COG  (Double) A&WP  (Double)
BRL  (Double) AL6 AL7  (Double) MS1  (Double) IL5  (Double) AL5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER  (Double) SC1 G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4 W&M  (Double)
FL4 W&W  (Double) FL5 VA1  (Double) TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10  (Double)
MS3 GM&O  (Double) TN12 KY12 IL7 O&M  (Double) IL2 IC  (Double)
IN8 KY8
Unbuilt:: MS4 [Regions: ADOCMG]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4  (Double) A&GW C5 MC IN4 MI5
KY3 KY6 S&G GA6 GA7 AL1 A&T AL4 MS2  (Double)
TN5 NY2
Unbuilt:: KY7 [Regions: ADOLCGN]
C&NW:   C&NW
Unbuilt:: WI4 [Regions: C]
M&SP:   M&SP CNS  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1
Unbuilt:: ND2 [Regions: CW]
MP :   MP KC&D  (Double) KS4
Unbuilt:: CO5 [Regions: MW]
WP :   WP CP
Unbuilt:: NV1 [Regions: P]
UP :   UP NE1
Unbuilt:: CO7 [Regions: W]
GW :   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
SP :   SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
GN :   GN
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 32   32   33   +1  637   3400   0     10   2     5     14    
NYC 55   40   25   -30  2253   8386   56   2   2   5     10     14    
PENN 32   30   28   -4  1163   4065   105     5  
READ 45   50   55   +10  4161   14085   0   4   4   5     10    
B&O 33   40   47   +14  3124   11596   67   5   9  
N&W 24   27   30   +6  4372   14708   66     5   9    
C&H 33   34   36   +3  2242   9716   55   2   2   5    
SCL 42   49   56   +14  3782   15744   70   10   10   4     14    
LS 25   30   36   +11  3653   14029   101   14   14   5    
C&NW 61   60   59   -2  234   600   0     14   2     5     9     10    
M&SP 45   43   41   -4  2029   4610   125   5   5   9     14    
MP 28   47   66   +38  456   3919   241   10   10   5    
WP 14   18   23   +9  290   1403   77   9   9  
UP 26   32   39   +13  108   1686   129   9   9   5    
GW 0   0   14   +14  0   630   70   14   14  
SP 0   0   14   +14  0   405   45   4   4  
GN 14   15   17   +3  547   1364   111     5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
N&S 1215   GTW 535   SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020   C&EI 920   CB&Q 950  
FEC 1495   M&LR 660   SL&A 495   MKT 1630   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   NP 1405  
KP 890   ATSF 915   KCN 1115   SV 750   SP&D 750  

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