Continental Rails II - Game # 9 - Turn # 17

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Continental Rails II

Game # 9 - 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

PCs Merged: SP merges into SV, CT merges into L&A, TR merges into GW.

PCs Incorporated: GN.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Mogul 2-6-0, W&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, P&LE bought Mogul 2-6-0, MRLE bought Mogul 2-6-0, A&T bought Mogul 2-6-0, MN bought Mogul 2-6-0, FW&C bought Mogul 2-6-0, IC bought Mogul 2-6-0, CRIP bought Mogul 2-6-0, CASL bought Mogul 2-6-0, FEC bought Mogul 2-6-0, CNS bought Mogul 2-6-0, MP bought Mogul 2-6-0, CP bought Mogul 2-6-0, MKT bought Mogul 2-6-0, SLSW bought Mogul 2-6-0, GW bought Mogul 2-6-0, NP bought Mogul 2-6-0, KCN bought Mogul 2-6-0, SL bought Mogul 2-6-0, T&P bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GW bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: WV1 by B&O, MT1 by C&NW, IA9 by CRIP, WY1 by CB&Q, MO9 by MP, MO8 by M&LR, TX3 by L&A, UT1 by CP, OR5 by WP, NM3 by MKT, ND4 by NP, MO6 by KCN.

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled TN15, MRLE doubled C4, SLSW doubled SLSW, GW doubled GW.

New RoWs acquired: MRLE got ME1, COG got NY1, B&O got WV3, SL got WI8, MP got IA1, CRIP got NE2, L&A got OK5, KCN got OK6, GW got TX16, C&NW got MT2, NP got MT6, MKT got AZ1, CB&Q got UT4, CP got UT9, SV got CA4, WP got OR4, SLSW got AR3.

Insolvent RRs: COG.

Loan Recalls: Jay Gould, J. Pierpont Morgan.

Stock splits: Les actions of A&T se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of C&NW se divisent à 4 for 1, Les actions of CNS se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of GW se divisent à 3 for 1.

Cornered stocks: MRLE, MN, C&NW.

New railroad Presidents: Edward Harriman of CNS.

New Private Companies Available: LP&W, LR&S.

Baron Louis Aubade dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $25000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: William Ogden, Edward Harriman, Crazy French II, Sleeping Dog, Cante, Byron Kilbourn, Jay Gould, Jim Hill

L'invention de la signalisation par blocs fluidifie le trafic et évite les collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Depression.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Tycoon Announcements:

13 Cante a fight for c&nw byron ?

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Edward Harriman (3) Leland Stanford (2) Crazy French II (6) Byron Kilbourn (1) J. Pierpont Morgan (10)
Rail Mogul Edward Harriman (3) William Ogden (8) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Crazy French II (6) Cante (13)
Rail Builder Sleeping Dog (7) Crazy French II (6) Leland Stanford (2) Edward Harriman (3) Baron Louis Aubade (4)
Rail Magnate Edward Harriman (3) Sleeping Dog (7) Crazy French II (6) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Leland Stanford (2)
Rail Prodigal William Ogden (8) Edward Harriman (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (10) Crazy French II (6) Sleeping Dog (7)
Rail Baron Edward Harriman (3) Crazy French II (6) Sleeping Dog (7) Leland Stanford (2) William Ogden (8)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
2 Leland Stanford A&T CRIP .... ....
13 Cante C&NW WP .... ....
3 Edward Harriman CNS KCN .... ....
1 Byron Kilbourn SLSW NP .... SP&P
4 Baron Louis Aubade B&O SL .... ....
11 Jim Hill GW COG .... ....
6 Crazy French II CB&Q MRLE .... ....
7 Sleeping Dog FEC MKT .... ....
8 William Ogden L&A SV .... ....
5 Jay Gould FW&C .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
10 J. Pierpont Morgan MP CP .... ....
9 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
14 Henry Farham CASL P&LE SLSF ....
15 Louis McLane .... MN .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 439   62047   34746   95   163025   41282   5   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2916   457984   256472   95   822905   253203   1   1   0   84  
READ Reading 288   45309   26733   95   110973   17302   6   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2200   306370   171568   95   594002   122702   3   5   0   2  
R&D Richmond & Danville 1239   123482   72854   95   380592   197081   -1   0   0   19  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 657   65908   35591   97   191993   50365   3   1   0   57  
COG Central of Georgia 3593   491436   339091   85   1241682   596795   -1   0   0   5  
LS Lake Shore 182   18316   10806   95   59589   22075   0   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 1693   199231   109576   99   514819   206977   2   0   0   6  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 2850   444930   231362   99   947036   482726   5   9   0   20  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 379   30780   18161   95   85886   37306   1   0   0   7  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 3111   407853   224320   96   923217   408369   4   3   0   25  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 736   80240   47342   95   208048   98363   1   0   0   250  
MN Michigan Northern 102   12292   6761   99   33261   426   6   1   0   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 403   62051   32267   99   129437   81298   4   5   0   47  
IC Illinois Central 305   36382   21102   96   67999   15733   5   0   0   12  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1531   138538   81736   95   286417   212422   0   4   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 559   51613   26839   99   130813   84378   1   1   2550   1842  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1486   119766   67069   95   307138   193110   0   1   0   3615  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 538   59400   30888   99   139618   45615   5   0   0   456  
FEC Florida East Coast 2987   465403   242012   99   617318   32393   3   2   944   34  
CNS Chicago North Shore 689   77568   41888   97   176581   77534   4   7   0   328  
MP Missouri Pacific 1254   124846   67417   97   289835   196333   0   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 764   66025   42256   90   169286   113474   -1   0   0   283  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 1977   180447   113682   91   467478   320853   -1   6   2219   2115  
CP Central Pacific 1128   93642   51504   99   233069   171578   0   16   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 748   64510   40642   91   186153   126857   -1   2   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1504   123088   64006   99   363043   142815   2   2   2504   2951  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 371   37959   21257   98   91387   50812   1   4   1900   0  
GW Great Western 362   42289   21991   99   71441   48419   4   9   1020   145  
GN Great Northern 295   19614   12945   88   36035   33265   -1   0   0   0  
NP Northern Pacific 1071   76758   42217   99   167852   132914   0   4   2470   3038  
KCN Kansas City Northern 321   30549   16802   99   79804   55226   0   1   2550   735  
SV Sacramento Valley 240   31672   20586   89   35457   33418   3   9   4230   0  
SL Soo Line 150   13126   8138   92   19961   18739   1   1   0   0  
T&P Texas & Pacific 224   19370   13172   86   26982   23646   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)
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT  (Double) B&H  (Double) C2  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW  (Double) PA9 PA10 A&GW
PA4  (Double) IN5 C&EI  (Double) IN6 KY8 L&N  (Double) NO&J  (Double)
MS6 TN8 KY10  (Double) SM TN9 TN10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCMG]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) PA7  (Double) WV2 M&C OH1 OH2  (Double) IN4  (Double)
MON  (Double) IN7  (Double) IL3  (Double) IL6  (Double) GTW  (Double)
KY11 KY9 TN15  (Double) WV1
Unbuilt:: WV3 [Regions: AOLCM]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA7 VC VA2 WV4 KY1 OH8  (Double) OH6 MI6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M NC1 SC2 SC1 GA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) A&WP BRL GA8  (Double) AL3 AL4 N&W  (Double) N&S
VA1  (Double) W&W NC2 SC5 SC3 TN12 NYNH  (Double) CNJ  (Double)
C&A  (Double) ERIE PA1  (Double) MD1 NY2 RF&P MD2 IL8
MS2
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: ADLMG]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE  (Double) OH3 TP&W MI1 IN2 MC MS MI5 MI4 IN8
IL5 MI3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OLCM]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE OH4  (Double) NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 HRL  (Double)
C3  (Double) PA11  (Double) C4  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN3 IN9
KY13 TN13 GM&O MS3 TN11 MS4 MS5
Unbuilt:: ME1 [Regions: ALCMGN]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C TN4 TN1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ):   A&T TN5 TN6 KY6 C&O VA4 VA5 KY2 KY5  (Double) O&M  (Double)
IL2 IL1  (Double) KY12 TN14 S&G  (Double) GA3 GA6 GA7
AL1 AL5 AL7 AL6 MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C KY14 IL9  (Double) TN7 AL2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: DM]
Michigan Northern (MN ):   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Ft. Wayne & Chicago (FW&C):   FW&C  (Double) OH5  (Double) MI2  (Double) C5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: LCN]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC IL4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CM]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4 MN2 C7 ND5 MT1
Unbuilt:: MT2 [Regions: CWN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA8 IA9
Unbuilt:: NE2 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 IA5 UP NE1 CO7 WY1
Unbuilt:: UT4 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL SL&A IL11 MO1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CM]
Florida East Coast (FEC ):   FEC WBSH  (Double) OH7  (Double) C&C  (Double) IN10  (Double) C&H  (Double)
G&C SC4 TN2 TN3 SCL  (Double) S&A  (Double) NER GA4  (Double)
FL4 KY4 KY3 FL5 IL7  (Double) GA1  (Double) FL6
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double) M&SP MN3 IA10
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) KP  (Double) KC&D  (Double) KS3 CO2 CO9 MO9
Unbuilt:: IA1 [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR):   M&LR AR4 OK2 KCS MO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A LA4 TX2 V&T AR8 OK1 OK4 CT TX3
Unbuilt:: OK5 [Regions: MGS]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP  (Double) NV2 UT8 UT6 UT1
Unbuilt:: UT9 [Regions: TP]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP CA7 NV1 CA6 OR5
Unbuilt:: OR4 [Regions: P]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT  (Double) KS1 ATSF OK8 NM4 NM3
Unbuilt:: AZ1 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW  (Double) AR2 MO5
Unbuilt:: AR3 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW  (Double) LA1 TR
Unbuilt:: TX16 [Regions: GS]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP SP&D ND3 ND4
Unbuilt:: MT6 [Regions: W]
Kansas City Northern (KCN ):   KCN MO6
Unbuilt:: OK6 [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV SP
Unbuilt:: CA4 [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL
Unbuilt:: WI8 [Regions: N]
Texas & Pacific (T&P ):   T&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: S]

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 85   73   61   -24  894   2195   0     8   3     4     6     10    
PENN 54   62   71   +17  3472   58340   0     3   2    
READ 52   59   67   +15  269   1440   0     8   3     4     6    
B&O 38   64   90   +52  2182   20339   102   4   4   2     6     11    
R&D 30   30   30   +0  1634   6171   24     1   3     7     8    
W&M 26   23   20   -6  788   3248   37     14   3     8    
COG 21   20   19   -2  4690   17969   0   11   11   10    
LS 21   18   15   -6  163   910   0     13   1     4     6    
P&LE 22   24   27   +5  3188   10602   43   14   13   7    
MRLE 91   74   57   -34  2393   14257   0   6   6   4     5     11    
A&C 27   22   18   -9  524   1858   37     4   8    
A&T 65   96   63   +61  1854   31110   0   2   2   3     11    
N&C 26   23   20   -6  1057   3605   75     1   3    
MN 50   74   98   +48  82   499   11   15   15   2     3     4     8     13    
FW&C 66   54   42   -24  361   2015   0   5   5   1     3     4    
IC 69   45   21   -48  444   1505   20     3   1     4     7     13    
C&NW 86   137   47   +102  3183   140460   860   13   13   1     2    
CRIP 42   32   22   -20  513   2691   104   2   2   3    
CB&Q 36   26   17   -19  3375   28008   242   6   6   2     3     13    
CASL 62   52   43   -19  431   2574   116   14   14   1     2     8    
FEC 38   31   25   -13  3416   59792   0   7   7   2     8     11    
CNS 66   86   53   +40  817   6682   208   3   3   1     2     4    
MP 15   15   15   +0  3042   20783   187   10   10   2     4     13    
M&LR 84   69   54   -30  749   3704   116     8   7    
L&A 59   54   49   -10  5642   16795   270   8   8  
CP 75   63   51   -24  1020   7898   307   10   10   2     13    
WP 71   81   92   +21  1906   7079   36   13   13   6     8    
MKT 70   61   53   -17  1660   7354   166   7   7   3    
SLSW 92   62   33   -59  440   1855   0   1   1   4     8     14    
GW 83   93   34   +19  231   5304   126   11   2   1     8    
GN 0   0   11   +11  0   1328   147     6  
NP 60   72   85   +25  753   5132   223   1   1   6    
KCN 22   28   34   +12  298   1556   49   3   3   6     11    
SV 10   19   28   +18  343   1155   45   8   8   7    
SL 10   15   20   +10  317   750   0   4   4  
T&P 10   15   21   +11  496   1036   84     4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
LP&W 1000   LR&S 1050  

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