Continental Rails II - Game # 9 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II

Game # 9 - 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.

Message to All Players in This Game

La prochaine partie débutera d'ici la fin du mois; il reste encore quelques places.

Next game will begin before the end of the month; there are some positions left.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Baron Louis Aubade bought LP&W for $19100, Byron Kilbourn bought LR&S for $31246.

PCs Incorporated: SP&P.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, READ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, P&LE bought Atlantic 4-4-2, A&T bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, IC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&NW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CRIP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CB&Q bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CASL bought Atlantic 4-4-2, FEC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CNS bought Atlantic 4-4-2, M&LR bought American 4-4-0, CP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, MKT bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GW bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, NP bought Atlantic 4-4-2, KCN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SL bought Atlantic 4-4-2, T&P bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought block signal system, MN bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system, CB&Q bought block signal system, FEC bought block signal system, CNS bought block signal system, M&LR bought coal burning engines, CP bought block signal system, MKT bought block signal system, NP bought Grand Station, NP bought block signal system, KCN bought block signal system, SL bought block signal system.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled M&C, WP doubled CA7, NP doubled SP&D.

New RoWs acquired: COG got PA8, MP got IL12, SLSW got AR7, CRIP got NE3, KCN got OK7, GW got TX7, C&NW got MT3, NP got MT7, L&A got NM5, MKT got AZ2, CB&Q got ID2, SV got CA12, WP got WA5, MRLE got C1, SL got C6.

RR Mergers: CP merges into MP, KCN merges into CNS.

La signalisation obsolète ralentit les trains of PENN: un contrat of $32076 cancelled.

Insolvent RRs: R&D.

Bankrupt RRs: COG.

Loan Recalls: Edward Harriman, Jay Gould, J. Pierpont Morgan.

Cornered stocks: PENN, MRLE, A&T, C&NW, FEC.

New railroad Presidents: Edward Harriman of PENN, J. Pierpont Morgan of COG, Byron Kilbourn of SP&P.

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

J. Pierpont Morgan gagne la Médaille du Pic d'Or for avoir relié le MP entre les régions Mississippi et Pacifique.

Edward Harriman dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $30114. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Louis Aubade, William Ogden, Crazy French II, Byron Kilbourn, Cante, J. Pierpont Morgan, Jay Gould, Jim Hill, Sleeping Dog

L'invention des attelages automatiques facilite les manoeuvres et améliore la sécurité.
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, automatic couplers

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) Cante (13)
Rail Mogul Edward Harriman (3) William Ogden (8) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Crazy French II (6) Cante (13)
Rail Builder J. Pierpont Morgan (10) Sleeping Dog (7) Crazy French II (6) Leland Stanford (2) Baron Louis Aubade (4)
Rail Magnate Sleeping Dog (7) Edward Harriman (3) Crazy French II (6) Leland Stanford (2) Baron Louis Aubade (4)
Rail Prodigal William Ogden (8) Edward Harriman (3) Crazy French II (6) J. Pierpont Morgan (10) Cante (13)
Rail Baron Edward Harriman (3) Crazy French II (6) Sleeping Dog (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (10) Leland Stanford (2)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
13 Cante C&NW WP .... ....
1 Byron Kilbourn SP&P NP LR&S ....
2 Leland Stanford A&T CRIP .... ....
3 Edward Harriman CNS PENN .... ....
11 Jim Hill GW .... .... ....
6 Crazy French II CB&Q MRLE .... ....
7 Sleeping Dog FEC MKT .... ....
4 Baron Louis Aubade B&O SL LP&W ....
8 William Ogden L&A SV .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
5 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
9 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
10 J. Pierpont Morgan MP COG .... ....
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   62221   34844   95   166019   36793   5   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2916   456926   255878   95   846408   239360   1   0   0   63  
READ Reading 288   45583   27805   93   112401   13199   6   2   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2200   309001   185402   91   618554   137750   3   1   0   1  
R&D Richmond & Danville 1239   124484   78424   91   392115   203264   -2   0   0   14  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 657   65876   36890   95   195659   45708   3   0   0   37  
COG Central of Georgia 3803   514069   370131   82   1306920   646652   -2   0   0   4  
LS Lake Shore 182   18618   11729   91   60830   22270   -1   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 1693   199871   109929   99   524266   198343   2   0   0   4  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 2986   462711   259121   95   968002   500985   4   2   0   13  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 379   30478   19200   91   89176   37271   0   0   0   5  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 3111   407599   224177   96   946363   422555   2   2   0   17  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 736   82242   51812   91   213524   94272   0   0   0   188  
MN Michigan Northern 102   12518   7010   98   32931   465   6   2   0   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 403   62131   34794   95   133185   83595   3   4   0   31  
IC Illinois Central 305   37224   22707   93   69701   11818   5   1   0   8  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 1661   148101   84419   97   316449   235730   0   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 814   70789   36810   99   172294   121380   1   1   4830   2855  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1620   128241   66686   99   339633   217963   0   1   0   2711  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 538   60203   31306   99   143954   38283   5   1   0   296  
FEC Florida East Coast 2987   464554   241568   99   641393   47149   2   2   944   24  
CNS Chicago North Shore 1265   129660   70017   97   301221   171819   1   1   2450   2529  
MP Missouri Pacific 2962   298424   155180   99   655537   458333   1   4   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 764   66255   41741   91   176391   93956   -1   0   0   198  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 2294   208027   139378   87   528214   372356   -2   3   1026   3250  
WP Western Pacific 970   85254   57121   87   224862   160433   -2   7   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 1817   147326   76609   99   420631   129399   2   2   847   4091  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 561   51229   30224   95   121758   77993   0   4   2200   1425  
GW Great Western 532   58826   30590   99   101015   74675   1   5   625   874  
GN Great Northern 295   20102   13066   89   38047   29503   0   0   0   0  
NP Northern Pacific 1318   105562   54893   99   204911   165065   2   4   0   3580  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   21218   14428   86   35801   33049   -1   0   0   0  
SV Sacramento Valley 663   63071   42258   87   98664   91486   0   1   0   3172  
SL Soo Line 400   33627   19840   95   59398   54452   1   4   0   0  
T&P Texas & Pacific 224   19370   12397   90   29065   23744   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)
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  (Double) 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 NY1
Unbuilt:: PA8 [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 ME1
Unbuilt:: C1 [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 MT2
Unbuilt:: MT3 [Regions: CWN]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA8 IA9 NE2
Unbuilt:: NE3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q IA4 IA5 UP NE1 CO7 WY1 UT4
Unbuilt:: ID2 [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 KCN MO6 OK6
Unbuilt:: OK7 [Regions: CW]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP  (Double) KP  (Double) KC&D  (Double) KS3 CO2 CO9 MO9 IA1
CP  (Double) NV2 UT8 UT6 UT1 UT9
Unbuilt:: IL12 [Regions: MWTP]
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 OK5
Unbuilt:: NM5 [Regions: MGS]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP CA7  (Double) NV1 CA6 OR5 OR4
Unbuilt:: WA5 [Regions: P]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT  (Double) KS1 ATSF OK8 NM4 NM3 AZ1
Unbuilt:: AZ2 [Regions: MW]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW  (Double) AR2 MO5 AR3
Unbuilt:: AR7 [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW  (Double) LA1 TR TX16
Unbuilt:: TX7 [Regions: GS]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Northern Pacific (NP ):   NP SP&D  (Double) ND3 ND4 MT6
Unbuilt:: MT7 [Regions: WT]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV SP CA4
Unbuilt:: CA12 [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: C6 [Regions: WN]
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 61   62   63   +2  566   2195   0     8   3     4     6     13    
PENN 71   69   67   -4  7147   58340   0   3   3   2    
READ 67   67   67   +0  374   1440   0     6   3     4     8     13    
B&O 90   55   20   -70  8018   20441   0   4   6   2     3     11    
R&D 30   25   20   -10  992   6177   18     1   3     7     8    
W&M 20   29   38   +18  1056   3257   28     14   3     8    
COG 19   21   23   +4  4920   18914   105   10   10   11    
LS 15   18   21   +6  171   910   0     13   1     4     6     8    
P&LE 27   31   36   +9  2440   10612   33   14   13   4     7    
MRLE 57   59   62   +5  1171   14869   68   6   6   4     5     11    
A&C 18   20   22   +4  568   1867   28     4   7     8    
A&T 63   59   56   -7  4524   31110   0   2   2   3     11    
N&C 20   17   15   -5  1123   3623   57     1   3    
MN 98   60   22   -76  129   501   9   15   4   2     3     8     13    
FW&C 42   37   32   -10  346   2015   0     1   3     4    
IC 21   19   18   -3  246   1510   15     3   1     4     7     13    
C&NW 47   69   92   +45  9211   141905   65   13   1   2    
CRIP 22   27   32   +10  974   3943   127   2   2   1     3    
CB&Q 17   17   18   +1  3235   28853   67   6   6   2     3     13    
CASL 43   35   28   -15  406   2603   87   14   14   1     2     8    
FEC 25   25   25   +0  3577   59792   0   7   7   2     3     8     11    
CNS 53   58   62   +9  1460   9643   127   3   3   2     4    
MP 15   11   11   -4  6007   31295   780   10   10   2     13    
M&LR 54   41   28   -26  982   3733   87     8   7    
L&A 49   58   67   +18  5071   18492   158   8   8  
WP 92   94   97   +5  1394   8114   111   13   13   6     8    
MKT 53   42   32   -21  1237   8929   156   7   7   3    
SLSW 33   39   45   +12  375   2710   95     1   4     8     13     14    
GW 34   41   49   +15  641   6195   85   11   2   1     8    
GN 11   13   15   +4  573   1364   111     6   7     8    
NP 85   83   81   -4  2782   6467   123   1   1   6     11    
SP&P 0   0   11   +11  0   1287   143   1   1  
SV 28   43   59   +31  372   3104   211   8   8   7    
SL 20   38   56   +36  189   1875   125   4   4  
T&P 21   43   65   +44  295   1057   63     4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
H&S 1160   FW&D 975   SA&H 1095   C&S 580   CW 835  

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