Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - 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!

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Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought GTW for $689, William Palmer bought KCN for $3456, Milton Littlefield bought SP&D for $1000.

PCs Merged: B&M merges into GT, ERIE merges into LS, KCS merges into MP.

PCs Incorporated: V&T, CASL, CRIP, L&A.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Consolidation 2-8-0, PENN bought Consolidation 2-8-0, READ bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, B&O bought Consolidation 2-8-0, N&W bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SCL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, LS bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&NW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, M&SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, MP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, WP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, UP bought Consolidation 2-8-0, GW bought Consolidation 2-8-0, SP bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought block signal system, PENN bought block signal system, B&O bought block signal system, N&W bought block signal system, LS bought block signal system, C&NW bought block signal system, M&SP bought Grand Station, M&SP bought block signal system, MP bought Grand Station, MP bought block signal system, WP bought block signal system, UP bought block signal system, GW bought block signal system, SP bought block signal system.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled TP&W, B&O doubled IN1, C&H doubled SC1, SCL doubled IL2, MP doubled MP, WP doubled WP.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA3, LS got PA7, NYC got KY5, C&H got TN6, B&O got TN9, GW got LA1, MP got OK6, M&SP got MT6, UP got WY1, WP got UT8, SP got CA4, SCL got AL2.

Cornered stocks: NYC, READ, SCL.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of N&W.

New Private Companies Available: SL, T&P, CT, TR.

William Palmer dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $11010. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Milton Littlefield, Baron Eudes Santerre

L'invention des attelages automatiques facilite les manoeuvres et améliore la sécurité.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers

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 Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2)
Rail Magnate Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) 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 .... ....
5 Jay Gould N&W M&SP .... ....
4 Jim Fisk READ SP GTW ....
9 William Palmer UP WP .... KCN
14 Milton Littlefield LS GW SP&D ....
2 John Forbes C&H NYC A&C N&C
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
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 825   117187   70313   91   243792   53205   6   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1687   329337   184427   95   457431   22427   13   8   0   44  
PENN Pennsylvania 833   144643   82448   97   259172   54138   10   4   0   4  
READ Reading 1674   343162   192170   95   438390   297609   6   4   445   51  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2331   427964   222540   99   623540   363647   11   16   0   85  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2954   567959   295339   99   841687   446692   12   7   0   71  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1953   284420   170651   91   502180   44400   8   6   0   111  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2395   484676   271421   95   575828   252680   9   6   0   24  
LS Lake Shore 3293   609220   353348   93   913238   507988   9   9   0   26  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   51416   32392   91   88231   48345   4   9   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   21837   14194   89   39927   24473   4   0   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   23786   15223   90   47522   29128   3   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1332   160655   86754   97   275943   184930   6   4   2470   1925  
MP Missouri Pacific 1020   145341   77030   98   223617   143117   8   4   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17939   12019   87   41446   25404   1   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   17590   11258   90   26907   16493   7   0   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 547   67785   37282   99   137037   89357   5   4   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 507   43231   25074   96   116944   78602   1   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   20481   12698   92   31421   22079   5   4   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 90   20544   13148   90   24089   17011   9   4   1692   0  
GN Great Northern 295   25594   16380   90   59775   33638   1   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 :   GT B&H C2 C3 B&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11 OH3  (Double) OH5
OH6 FW&C  (Double) OH8 TP&W  (Double) IN3 IN6
Unbuilt:: KY5 [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:: PA3 [Regions: AOC]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN2 IN9 IL6  (Double)
IN10 WBSH  (Double) L&N  (Double) TN8  (Double) MS6 NO&J  (Double)
OH2
Unbuilt:: TN9 [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  (Double) G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4 W&M  (Double)
FL4 W&W  (Double) FL5 VA1  (Double) TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: TN6 [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  (Double)
IC  (Double) IN8 KY8 MS4
Unbuilt:: AL2 [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 ERIE KY7
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: ADOLCGN]
C&NW:   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
CRIP:   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CASL:   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
M&SP:   M&SP CNS  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: CW]
MP :  (Double)   MP KC&D  (Double) KS4 KCS CO5
Unbuilt:: OK6 [Regions: MWT]
V&T :   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
WP :  (Double)   WP CP NV1
Unbuilt:: UT8 [Regions: P]
UP :   UP NE1 CO7
Unbuilt:: WY1 [Regions: W]
GW :   GW
Unbuilt:: LA1 [Regions: G]
SP :   SP
Unbuilt:: CA4 [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 33   41   49   +16  723   4053   72     10   2     4     5     14    
NYC 25   37   49   +24  1212   8386   56   2   5   10     14    
PENN 28   28   29   +1  1155   4091   79     5  
READ 55   59   63   +8  4493   14085   0   4   4   5     10    
B&O 47   47   47   +0  2463   11663   0     9   5    
N&W 30   34   38   +8  4232   14708   66   5   5   9    
C&H 36   44   53   +17  2870   9716   55   2   2   5    
SCL 56   60   65   +9  3981   16246   48   10   10   4     14    
LS 36   36   37   +1  2957   16232   233   14   14   5    
C&NW 59   45   31   -28  95   1860   140     14   2     5     9     10    
CRIP 0   0   16   +16  0   675   75     9  
CASL 0   0   16   +16  0   833   92     5  
M&SP 41   36   31   -10  1711   6468   192   5   5   9     14    
MP 66   66   67   +1  1650   5006   94   10   10   5     14    
V&T 0   0   16   +16  0   779   86     5  
L&A 0   0   16   +16  0   405   45     10  
WP 23   30   38   +15  449   2610   125   9   9  
UP 39   43   48   +9  523   2463   72   9   9   5     14    
GW 14   19   25   +11  281   700   0   14   14  
SP 14   21   28   +14  187   450   0   4   4  
GN 17   18   20   +3  479   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   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   SV 750   SL 750   T&P 1120   CT 845   TR 420  

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