Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - 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: Baron Eudes Santerre bought C&EI for $1100, Jim Fisk bought SL for $4901, Jay Gould bought LR&S for $3168.

PCs Merged: T&P merges into MP, MS merges into NYC, SV merges into WP, KCN merges into UP.

PCs Incorporated: MN.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Pacific 4-6-2, SCL bought Pacific 4-6-2, GN bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought Pullman sleepers, GT bought automatic brakes, NYC bought automatic brakes, PENN bought Pullman sleepers, READ bought automatic couplers, READ bought Pullman sleepers, READ bought automatic brakes, B&O bought automatic brakes, N&W bought Pullman sleepers, N&W bought automatic brakes, N&S bought automatic brakes, C&H bought automatic brakes, SCL bought automatic brakes, C&NW bought Pullman sleepers, CRIP bought automatic brakes, CASL bought Pullman sleepers, M&SP bought automatic brakes, MP bought automatic brakes, L&A bought automatic brakes, WP bought automatic brakes, UP bought automatic brakes, GW bought automatic brakes, SP bought automatic brakes.

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

Double Tracked Lines: GT doubled B&M, NYC doubled PA11, READ doubled C&C, B&O doubled IN2, SCL doubled KY8, M&SP doubled MT6, MP doubled OK4, WP doubled CP, UP doubled IA5, SP doubled CA4.

New RoWs acquired: B&O got PA1, SCL got SC3, UP got MO3, MP got TX11, SP got AZ4, M&SP got WA1, WP got UT2.

RR Mergers: GT merges into NYC, WP merges into UP.

Des freins insuffisants sur les motrices of CASL causent ofs collisions, coûtant $1480.

La signalisation obsolète ralentit les trains of GN: un contrat of $3245 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: GN.

Stock splits: Les actions of N&W se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of MP se divisent à 2 for 1.

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

New railroad Presidents: William Palmer of N&W, John Forbes of C&H, Jay Gould of CASL.

New Private Companies Available: H&S, SA&H, CW.

William Palmer gagne la Médaille du Pic d'Or for avoir relié le UP entre les régions Midwest et Pacifique.

Jay Gould dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $40123. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Eudes Santerre, William Palmer, Jim Fisk

L'invention des wagons réfrigérés permet le transport de denrées périssables sur de longuers distances.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at 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, refrigerated cars

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 William Palmer (9) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) 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 CASL M&SP SL&A LR&S
9 William Palmer UP N&W CB&Q ....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL MP C&EI ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS GW .... CT
4 Jim Fisk READ SP .... SL
2 John Forbes C&H NYC .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
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
NYC New York Central 2951   570160   296482   99   905006   79132   11   12   552   5  
PENN Pennsylvania 833   140121   81270   96   270916   2249   10   3   0   1  
READ Reading 1933   396225   217925   96   571120   370358   6   5   0   671  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2549   478766   248955   99   734282   401306   5   8   0   9  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2954   560417   291417   99   906439   376595   11   4   0   8  
N&S Norfolk & Southern 243   23416   14284   93   58677   29149   2   5   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2660   415886   216260   99   749563   94755   10   1   0   131  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2697   551009   292033   98   711073   318517   10   8   0   3  
LS Lake Shore 3779   655607   445810   83   1124611   519970   4   0   0   4  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   14406   8788   93   26809   13652   5   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15115   9976   88   24764   16511   4   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   50690   29400   96   98943   24366   6   1   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   21971   13622   92   43743   14981   5   1   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   24093   14697   93   53142   24388   4   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2087   273017   141968   99   482329   309703   6   9   2472   1629  
MP Missouri Pacific 2065   293133   155361   98   492213   188371   8   7   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17950   12385   85   45594   20066   0   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   17282   9678   98   29261   9152   11   2   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 2667   301567   165862   99   698907   448438   3   16   0   0  
GW Great Western 594   74909   45694   93   149644   81785   3   3   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 1022   121282   63067   99   250979   163439   5   4   0   2383  
GN Great Northern 295   24832   15396   92   67893   30198   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)
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3  (Double) PA11  (Double) OH3  (Double)
OH5 OH6 FW&C  (Double) OH8 TP&W  (Double) IN3 IN6  (Double)
KY5 KY2 MS GT B&H C2 C3 B&M  (Double)
Unbuilt:: KY4 [Regions: AOLCN]
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  (Double) CNJ
PA3 VA7 VA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOC]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN2  (Double) IN9
IL6  (Double) IN10  (Double) WBSH  (Double) L&N  (Double) TN8  (Double)
MS6 NO&J  (Double) OH2 TN9 MI1
Unbuilt:: PA1 [Regions: AOLCMG]
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 TN14
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADMG]
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  (Double) MS4 AL2 SM KY10 SC4
Unbuilt:: SC3 [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 MI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCGN]
GTW :   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
MN :   MN
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  (Double)
MT7 ID5
Unbuilt:: WA1 [Regions: CWT]
MP :  (Double)   MP KC&D  (Double) KS4 KCS  (Double) CO5  (Double) OK6 ATSF
OK4  (Double) T&P TX12
Unbuilt:: TX11 [Regions: MWST]
V&T :   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
L&A :   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
UP :  (Double)   UP NE1 CO7 WY1 IA5  (Double) KCN IA4 WP  (Double)
CP  (Double) NV1  (Double) UT8 UT5 SV CA7
Unbuilt:: MO3 [Regions: WP]
GW :   GW LA1 TX1 TX2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GS]
SP :  (Double)   SP CA4  (Double) CA12 AZ6
Unbuilt:: AZ4 [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
NYC 33   51   63   +30  1340   18785   102   2   2   4     5     10     14    
PENN 45   42   40   -5  918   4125   45     5   2    
READ 63   61   59   -4  1423   15342   38   4   4   5     10    
B&O 56   62   69   +13  3051   25187   29     5   9     14    
N&W 76   89   51   +26  2470   29548   0   9   9   5     14    
N&S 16   20   24   +8  478   1124   91     4   5     10    
C&H 44   43   43   -1  2293   13174   132   2   2   5     9    
SCL 63   47   31   -32  3368   17763   41   10   10   4     14    
LS 39   38   38   -1  4071   18727   168   14   14   5    
GTW 20   24   29   +9  168   495   40     4   5    
MN 0   0   15   +15  0   459   51     2  
C&NW 28   32   37   +9  503   1895   105     5   2     9     14    
CRIP 33   32   31   -2  175   717   33     9   5    
CASL 23   25   28   +5  300   873   52   5   5  
M&SP 64   56   49   -15  1523   10316   119   5   5   2     9     14    
MP 91   103   57   +23  1375   20208   442   10   10   5     14    
V&T 22   22   22   +0  259   828   37     5   14    
L&A 32   32   33   +1  111   424   26     10   2     5    
UP 50   48   46   -4  1102   13019   316   9   9   5     14    
GW 55   52   49   -6  900   2822   148   14   14   5     10    
SP 75   86   97   +22  1237   4926   184   4   4   10    
GN 22   25   29   +7  552   1427   48     5   2    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FEC 1495   M&LR 660   MKT 1630   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   NP 1405   KP 890  
TR 420   LP&W 1000   H&S 1160   SA&H 1095   CW 835  

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