Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 16

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 16

Headline News 1871 to 1872

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1871: Wild Bill Hickok made Marshal of Abilene. Shoots two men and one policeman.
1872: Buffalo Bill Cody makes first stage appearance in Chicago. Broadway next!

Message to All Players in This Game

Bonne année 2003 !

Happy New Year 2003!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought N&S for $2000, Baron Eudes Santerre bought SM for $220, William Palmer bought CB&Q for $2550, Jay Gould bought ATSF for $1125, Baron Eudes Santerre bought T&P for $1200, Milton Littlefield bought CT for $2003.

PCs Merged: SP&D merges into M&SP, A&C merges into C&H, N&C merges into C&H.

PCs Incorporated: GTW.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Pacific 4-6-2, NYC bought Pacific 4-6-2, PENN bought Pacific 4-6-2, READ bought Consolidation 2-8-0, N&W bought Pacific 4-6-2, C&H bought Pacific 4-6-2, SCL bought Consolidation 2-8-0, C&NW bought Pacific 4-6-2, CRIP bought Pacific 4-6-2, CASL bought Pacific 4-6-2, M&SP bought Pacific 4-6-2, V&T bought Pacific 4-6-2, L&A bought Pacific 4-6-2, WP bought Pacific 4-6-2, UP bought Pacific 4-6-2, GW bought Pacific 4-6-2, SP bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought block signal system, NYC bought automatic couplers, N&W bought automatic couplers, SCL bought block signal system, SCL bought automatic couplers, C&NW bought automatic couplers, CRIP bought automatic couplers, CASL bought automatic couplers, M&SP bought automatic couplers, MP bought automatic couplers, V&T bought automatic couplers, L&A bought automatic couplers, WP bought automatic couplers, UP bought automatic couplers, GW bought automatic couplers, SP bought automatic couplers.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled NY3, N&W doubled AL5, C&H doubled GA2, SCL doubled IL7, M&SP doubled M&SP, MP doubled KCS.

New RoWs acquired: READ got VA7, LS got GA5, NYC got KY2, C&H got KY14, UP got IA5, MP got OK4, M&SP got MT7, WP got UT5, SP got CA12, SCL got KY10, GW got TX1.

L'indemnisation ofs ouvriers blessés by of vieux systèmes of couplage coûte $5775 à GT.

Cornered stocks: GT, NYC, READ, SCL.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of B&O.

New Private Companies Available: LP&W.

Jay Gould gagne la Médaille du Millionnaire.

William Palmer dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $12123. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Milton Littlefield, Baron Eudes Santerre

Les wagons-lits Pullman sont préférés pour les trajets longue distance, augmentant les revenus.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: Pacific 4-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers

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 Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (9)
Rail Prodigal Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) 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
5 Jay Gould B&O M&SP .... ATSF
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL MP SM T&P
14 Milton Littlefield LS GW .... CT
9 William Palmer UP WP CB&Q KCN
4 Jim Fisk READ SP .... N&S
2 John Forbes C&H NYC .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
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 825   110173   61697   95   250144   37726   7   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1797   341467   177564   99   512302   29554   14   10   0   22  
PENN Pennsylvania 833   137264   79612   96   265586   37885   9   2   0   2  
READ Reading 1763   345449   193453   95   494750   328209   5   4   940   223  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2491   427276   239276   95   669353   371137   8   0   0   43  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2954   553764   299033   97   862365   455554   10   14   0   32  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2395   350042   196022   95   632238   78494   9   6   465   61  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2495   494720   277042   95   615992   275465   8   9   0   12  
LS Lake Shore 3443   607211   370398   90   952237   434257   7   9   0   13  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   13749   9487   85   24764   16511   1   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   51072   30644   94   92431   30159   6   14   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   21562   13800   90   41502   18720   4   1   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   23715   15415   89   49205   24706   3   7   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1729   224497   118983   98   375290   247706   6   9   0   2197  
MP Missouri Pacific 1275   170219   95322   95   284444   161630   6   7   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17831   11768   88   43020   22016   1   1   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   17282   10715   92   27663   13826   8   2   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 732   81147   44631   99   185311   120447   3   4   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 991   78643   43253   99   237562   157495   0   4   0   0  
GW Great Western 278   32052   21155   88   65272   44648   1   4   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 513   58315   34406   95   129520   86925   2   4   1410   761  
GN Great Northern 295   24229   15264   91   63079   32317   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  (Double) PA11 OH3  (Double)
OH5 OH6 FW&C  (Double) OH8 TP&W  (Double) IN3 IN6 KY5
Unbuilt:: KY2 [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 PA3
Unbuilt:: VA7 [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 TN9
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  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER  (Double) SC1  (Double) G&C  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA4
W&M  (Double) FL4 W&W  (Double) FL5 VA1  (Double) TN2 TN4
A&C N&C TN6
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: ADG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10  (Double)
MS3 GM&O  (Double) TN12 KY12 IL7  (Double) O&M  (Double) IL2  (Double)
IC  (Double) IN8 KY8 MS4 AL2
Unbuilt:: KY10 [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 PA7
Unbuilt:: GA5 [Regions: ADOLCGN]
GTW :   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
C&NW:   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
CRIP:   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CASL:   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
M&SP:  (Double)   M&SP CNS  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 SP&D MT6
Unbuilt:: MT7 [Regions: CWT]
MP :  (Double)   MP KC&D  (Double) KS4 KCS  (Double) CO5 OK6
Unbuilt:: OK4 [Regions: MWT]
V&T :   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
WP :  (Double)   WP CP NV1 UT8
Unbuilt:: UT5 [Regions: P]
UP :   UP NE1 CO7 WY1
Unbuilt:: IA5 [Regions: W]
GW :   GW LA1
Unbuilt:: TX1 [Regions: G]
SP :   SP CA4
Unbuilt:: CA12 [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 49   54   59   +10  1092   4071   54     10   2     4     5     14    
NYC 49   69   89   +40  756   8937   55   2   2   5     10     14    
PENN 29   31   33   +4  1130   4091   79     5  
READ 63   60   57   -6  3013   14486   44   4   4   5     10    
B&O 47   58   70   +23  2923   12383   80   5   5   9    
N&W 38   46   55   +17  4349   14774   0     5   9     14    
C&H 53   58   63   +10  2210   11761   220   2   2   5     9    
SCL 65   62   59   -6  4548   16744   50   10   10   4     14    
LS 37   39   41   +4  3651   17140   75   14   14   5    
GTW 0   0   15   +15  0   482   53     4  
C&NW 31   27   23   -8  524   1860   140     14   2     5     9    
CRIP 16   20   25   +9  291   693   57     9  
CASL 16   17   19   +3  328   856   69     5  
M&SP 31   38   46   +15  1504   8447   198   5   5   2     9     14    
MP 67   76   85   +18  1003   6248   127   10   10   5     14    
V&T 16   19   22   +6  314   800   65     5   14    
L&A 16   19   23   +7  176   416   34     10   5    
WP 38   45   52   +14  918   3568   92   9   9   5    
UP 48   47   47   -1  1044   4713   242   9   9   5     14    
GW 25   31   37   +12  175   1321   69   14   14  
SP 28   42   57   +29  123   2354   211   4   4  
GN 20   21   22   +2  557   1391   84     5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
MN 510   MS 1020   C&EI 920   FEC 1495   M&LR 660   SL&A 495   MKT 1630  
SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   NP 1405   KP 890   SV 750   SL 750   TR 420  
LP&W 1000  

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