Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - 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: John Forbes bought MN for $511, John Forbes bought MS for $1021, Jay Gould bought SL&A for $495, Jim Fisk bought SV for $2002.

PCs Merged: SM merges into SCL, ATSF merges into MP.

PCs Incorporated: N&S.

New Engines Acquired: B&O bought Pacific 4-6-2, MP bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought automatic couplers, NYC bought Pullman sleepers, PENN bought automatic couplers, READ bought coal burning engines, READ bought block signal system, B&O bought automatic couplers, B&O bought Pullman sleepers, C&H bought block signal system, C&H bought automatic couplers, C&H bought Pullman sleepers, SCL bought Pullman sleepers, GTW bought Pullman sleepers, CRIP bought Pullman sleepers, M&SP bought Pullman sleepers, MP bought Pullman sleepers, L&A bought Pullman sleepers, WP bought Pullman sleepers, UP bought Pullman sleepers, GW bought Pullman sleepers, SP bought Grand Station, SP bought Pullman sleepers.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled IN6, B&O doubled IN10, M&SP doubled SP&D, MP doubled CO5, WP doubled NV1, UP doubled UP, SP doubled SP.

New RoWs acquired: READ got VA3, SCL got SC4, B&O got MI1, LS got MI4, NYC got KY4, C&H got TN14, UP got IA4, GW got TX2, MP got TX12, SP got AZ6, M&SP got ID5, WP got CA7.

Stock splits: Les actions of GT se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of B&O se divisent à 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: GT, READ, B&O, SCL.

New railroad Presidents: John Forbes of GT.

New Private Companies Available: LR&S.

Baron Eudes Santerre dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $30000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jay Gould, William Palmer, Jim Fisk, Milton Littlefield

L'invention des freins automatiques est une amélioration majeure dans le domaine de la sécurité.
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 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, Pullman sleepers, automatic brakes

Tycoon Announcements:

10 Baron Eudes Santerre nouvelle victoire de monsieur nash. respects du baron eudes.

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) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) 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 SL&A ....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL MP .... T&P
9 William Palmer UP WP CB&Q KCN
14 Milton Littlefield LS GW .... CT
4 Jim Fisk READ SP SV ....
2 John Forbes GT NYC MN MS
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 825   119377   66852   95   256678   30417   8   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1922   376843   195958   99   559473   24838   15   12   552   9  
PENN Pennsylvania 833   146907   86675   95   272783   20515   10   2   0   1  
READ Reading 1857   377290   211282   95   535827   350542   6   2   760   581  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2491   459910   239153   99   701636   383692   11   9   0   19  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2954   577469   317608   96   885761   464231   10   0   0   14  
N&S Norfolk & Southern 243   23662   14907   91   56636   34714   1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2550   393067   204394   99   708149   116523   10   7   0   263  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2614   548935   307403   95   673081   305544   9   7   0   5  
LS Lake Shore 3553   651805   417156   87   1045675   477644   7   8   0   7  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   14786   9907   87   25611   13534   4   6   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   52903   32800   92   95023   29336   6   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   22910   14204   92   42798   17183   6   0   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   26035   16662   90   51070   25397   4   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1849   253245   134219   98   418438   270806   7   9   2380   879  
MP Missouri Pacific 1623   238905   131397   96   382320   218800   7   6   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   18062   11740   89   44141   21279   1   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   18427   11056   94   28505   10519   10   5   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 908   99992   54995   99   237899   151263   3   4   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 1126   99672   54820   99   285183   184766   1   4   0   0  
GW Great Western 362   49890   28937   96   96489   62661   5   4   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 654   84766   46622   96   172751   112594   5   2   3680   1085  
GN Great Northern 295   26437   16655   91   65415   31336   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  (Double)
KY5 KY2
Unbuilt:: KY4 [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
VA7
Unbuilt:: VA3 [Regions: AOC]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN2 IN9 IL6  (Double)
IN10  (Double) WBSH  (Double) L&N  (Double) TN8  (Double) MS6 NO&J  (Double)
OH2 TN9
Unbuilt:: MI1 [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]
N&S :   N&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
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 KY14
Unbuilt:: TN14 [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 SM KY10
Unbuilt:: SC4 [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 GA5
Unbuilt:: MI4 [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  (Double) MT6
MT7
Unbuilt:: ID5 [Regions: CWT]
MP :  (Double)   MP KC&D  (Double) KS4 KCS  (Double) CO5  (Double) OK6 ATSF
OK4
Unbuilt:: TX12 [Regions: MWST]
V&T :   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
WP :  (Double)   WP CP NV1  (Double) UT8 UT5
Unbuilt:: CA7 [Regions: P]
UP :  (Double)   UP NE1 CO7 WY1 IA5
Unbuilt:: IA4 [Regions: W]
GW :   GW LA1 TX1
Unbuilt:: TX2 [Regions: GS]
SP :  (Double)   SP CA4 CA12
Unbuilt:: AZ6 [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 59   80   50   +41  447   8168   82   2   10   4     5     14    
NYC 89   61   33   -56  1427   9555   62   2   2   5     14    
PENN 33   39   45   +12  1216   4110   60     5   2    
READ 57   60   63   +6  2533   14953   47   4   4   5     10    
B&O 70   91   56   +42  4600   24926   0   5   5   9     14    
N&W 55   65   76   +21  3531   14774   0     5   9     14    
N&S 0   0   16   +16  0   1094   121     4  
C&H 63   53   44   -19  3353   12679   77     2   5     9    
SCL 59   61   63   +4  3417   17330   59   10   10   4     14    
LS 41   40   39   -2  3939   17710   55   14   14   5    
GTW 15   17   20   +5  188   495   40     4  
C&NW 23   25   28   +5  403   1860   140     14   2     5     9    
CRIP 25   29   33   +8  212   707   43     9   5    
CASL 19   21   23   +4  303   856   69     5  
M&SP 46   55   64   +18  1575   9185   60   5   5   2     9     14    
MP 85   88   91   +6  1665   7942   173   10   10   5     14    
V&T 22   22   22   +0  261   816   49     5   14    
L&A 23   27   32   +9  144   424   26     10   2     5    
WP 52   60   68   +16  990   4452   88   9   9   5     14    
UP 47   48   50   +3  1653   5563   67   9   9   5     14    
GW 37   46   55   +18  458   1768   42   14   14   5     10    
SP 57   66   75   +18  1498   3200   70   4   4  
GN 22   22   22   +0  503   1412   63     5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
C&EI 920   FEC 1495   M&LR 660   MKT 1630   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   NP 1405  
KP 890   SL 750   TR 420   LP&W 1000   LR&S 1050  

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