Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 19

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 19

Headline News 1877 to 1878

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1877: Bell's new telephone invention is the hit of the Philadelphia Exposition.
1878: Mark Twain publishes new novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: John Forbes bought FEC for $1496, William Palmer bought SLSF for $6123, John Forbes bought NP for $1407.

PCs Merged: CB&Q merges into UP, SL&A merges into CASL.

PCs Incorporated: LR&S, SL, C&EI.

New Engines Acquired: LS bought Pacific 4-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought refrigerated cars, PENN bought automatic brakes, READ bought refrigerated cars, N&W bought refrigerated cars, C&H bought refrigerated cars, SCL bought refrigerated cars, GTW bought automatic brakes, MN bought refrigerated cars, C&NW bought automatic brakes, C&NW bought refrigerated cars, CRIP bought refrigerated cars, CASL bought automatic brakes, M&SP bought refrigerated cars, MP bought refrigerated cars, L&A bought refrigerated cars, UP bought Grand Station, UP bought refrigerated cars, GW bought refrigerated cars, SP bought refrigerated cars.

RoWs built: KY4 by NYC, PA1 by B&O, SC3 by SCL, WA1 by M&SP, TX11 by MP, MO3 by UP, AZ4 by SP.

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled B&H, READ doubled CNJ, N&W doubled VC, C&H doubled A&C, SCL doubled AL2, M&SP doubled ID5, MP doubled T&P, UP doubled KCN, SP doubled CA12.

New RoWs acquired: N&W got MD2, C&H got IL8, SCL got KY9, NYC got TN3, CASL got MO1, MP got TX9, UP got CO6, SP got AZ2, M&SP got C10.

Des freins insuffisants sur les motrices of LS causent ofs collisions, coûtant $37790.

Des freins insuffisants sur les motrices of V&T causent ofs collisions, coûtant $1903.

L'indemnisation ofs ouvriers blessés by of vieux systèmes of couplage coûte $3540 à GN.

Bankrupt RRs: GN.

Stock splits: Les actions of B&O se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of SCL se divisent à 4 for 1, Les actions of SP se divisent à 2 for 1.

Cornered stocks: B&O, N&W, SCL.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of B&O, Jim Fisk of SL.

New Private Companies Available: FW&D, DRGW, DP, A&P.

William Palmer dispose d'un réseau transcontinental.

Baron Eudes Santerre dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $50001. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: William Palmer, Jay Gould, Jim Fisk

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, automatic brakes, refrigerated cars

Tycoon Announcements:

10 Baron Eudes Santerre on joue à "qui dépense le plus de dollars gagne" ?

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) William Palmer (9) John Forbes (2)
Rail Mogul Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (9)
Rail Builder Jay Gould (5) William Palmer (9) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) 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) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Baron Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) 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 .... ....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL MP .... ....
9 William Palmer UP N&W .... SLSF
14 Milton Littlefield LS GW .... CT
4 Jim Fisk SL SP .... ....
2 John Forbes C&H NYC NP FEC
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 3043   586455   310820   98   954905   55023   10   5   0   251  
PENN Pennsylvania 833   142737   79933   98   265919   2499   11   1   0   1  
READ Reading 1933   407643   216050   98   592770   379636   7   9   0   335  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2644   504975   272684   97   776860   415232   5   0   0   4  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2954   564029   293295   99   931253   387229   5   8   0   4  
N&S Norfolk & Southern 243   23416   12879   99   61058   29090   3   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2660   419922   218359   99   777493   11970   11   8   0   65  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2806   571523   297194   99   757517   324087   10   9   0   1  
LS Lake Shore 3779   653637   451010   82   1151064   452063   4   0   0   2  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   14698   8231   98   28007   12572   6   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15672   9717   92   25764   13700   6   5   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   24147   15696   89   42509   28341   3   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   51727   30002   96   102023   18897   7   1   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   22073   14127   90   45213   13826   5   0   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 284   44746   26400   95   83450   43553   6   9   1690   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 2396   348318   181125   99   562067   359385   7   4   0   2256  
MP Missouri Pacific 2386   332698   173003   99   572543   167796   4   8   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   18304   12630   85   47168   19443   0   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   17773   9775   99   30143   7519   12   3   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 3140   444318   244376   96   840801   537323   5   6   0   0  
GW Great Western 594   74655   47032   91   154218   52216   4   9   0   0  
SP Southern Pacific 1231   152959   81069   98   308988   200410   5   4   0   1072  
GN Great Northern 295   24430   15391   91   70371   31260   0   0   0   0  
SL Soo Line 150   16931   11513   86   32759   21841   1   0   0   0  
LR&S Little Rock & Shreveport 210   19144   12826   87   43484   28991   0   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  (Double) C2 C3 B&M  (Double)
KY4
Unbuilt:: TN3 [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  (Double)
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 PA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCMG]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O  (Double) VC  (Double) 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:: MD2 [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  (Double) N&C TN6 KY14 TN14
Unbuilt:: IL8 [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  (Double) SM KY10
SC4 SC3
Unbuilt:: KY9 [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&EI:   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
C&NW:   C&NW WI4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
CRIP:   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CASL:   CASL SL&A
Unbuilt:: MO1 [Regions: CM]
M&SP:  (Double)   M&SP CNS  (Double) SP&P  (Double) ND1 ND2 SP&D  (Double) MT6  (Double)
MT7 ID5  (Double) WA1
Unbuilt:: C10 [Regions: CWTP]
MP :  (Double)   MP KC&D  (Double) KS4 KCS  (Double) CO5  (Double) OK6 ATSF
OK4  (Double) T&P  (Double) TX12 TX11
Unbuilt:: TX9 [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  (Double) IA4 WP  (Double)
CP  (Double) NV1  (Double) UT8 UT5 SV CA7 CB&Q MO3
Unbuilt:: CO6 [Regions: CMWP]
GW :   GW LA1 TX1 TX2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: GS]
SP :  (Double)   SP CA4  (Double) CA12  (Double) AZ6 AZ4
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: TP]
GN :   GN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
SL :   SL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: N]
LR&S:   LR&S
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]

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 63   38   14   -49  7368   19301   46   2   2   5     14    
PENN 40   40   41   +1  936   4136   34     5   2    
READ 59   38   18   -41  8028   15380   0     4   5     10    
B&O 69   97   63   +57  3158   51230   152   5   5   9     14    
N&W 51   63   75   +24  4326   29548   0   9   9   5     14    
N&S 24   25   27   +3  281   1124   91     4   5     10    
C&H 43   44   45   +2  2335   13306   0   2   2   5     9    
SCL 31   98   41   +133  979   73180   216   10   10   4     14    
LS 38   37   36   -2  4076   18769   126   14   14   5    
GTW 29   29   30   +1  135   505   30     4   5    
MN 15   18   21   +6  210   471   39     2   5    
C&EI 0   0   15   +15  0   828   92     10  
C&NW 37   35   34   -3  315   1921   79     5   2     9     14    
CRIP 31   37   43   +12  210   725   25     9   2     5    
CASL 28   34   40   +12  308   1371   49     5  
M&SP 49   47   45   -4  1415   11826   154   5   5   2     9     14    
MP 57   64   72   +15  3029   22095   160   10   10   5     14    
V&T 22   26   30   +8  298   837   28     5   2     14    
L&A 33   43   54   +21  134   430   20     10   2     5    
UP 46   43   41   -5  3980   15464   236   9   9   5     14    
GW 49   44   39   -10  940   2859   111   14   14   5     10    
SP 97   110   62   +27  1888   12102   208   4   4   10    
GN 29   28   28   -1  473   1475   0     5   2    
SL 0   0   15   +15  0   675   75   4   4  
LR&S 0   0   15   +15  0   945   105     5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
M&LR 660   MKT 1630   SLSW 775   KP 890   TR 420   LP&W 1000   H&S 1160  
FW&D 975   SA&H 1095   CW 835   DRGW 580   DP 530   A&P 580  

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