Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 18

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - 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: Thomas Durant bought M&LR for $10000, Jim Fisk bought LP&W for $9680, Sleeping Dog bought FW&D for $15553.

PCs Merged: CT merges into TR.

PCs Incorporated: GW.

New Engines Acquired: LV bought Consolidation 2-8-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYNH bought Pullman sleepers, S&G bought block signal system, MN bought Pullman sleepers, GN bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: MS2 by PENN, WY1 by CRIP, MN5 by CB&Q, MT7 by M&SP, UT7 by CP, MO9 by SL&A, MT3 by GN, NM3 by ATSF, WI8 by SL.

RoWs abandoned: AL8 was abandoned by TP&W.

ERIE doubled NY1, PENN doubled AL2, N&W doubled IN7, TP&W doubled SC4, M&SP doubled MT6, SLSF doubled SLSF, GN doubled SP&D.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got TN14, SL&A got MO6, CB&Q got NE1, MKT got TX4, ATSF got AZ1, CRIP got UT2, CP got UT6, GN got ID3, SLSF got AR8, M&SP got MT10.

B&M stations in disrepair; falling debris injures passengers; claims amount to $7476.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost C&A $4940.

Inadequate brakes on PENN locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $22816.

Inadequate brakes on SLSW locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $1395.

Inadequate brakes on SP&P locomotives results in numerous collisions; damages are $2574.

Reorganized RRs: B&M, B&O, V&T.

Insolvent RRs: SLSW, SP&P.

Bankrupt RRs: SM.

Loan Recalls: J. Pierpont Morgan, Thomas Durant.

Stock splits: CP splits 4 for 1.

Cornered stocks: NYC, LV, SCL, P&LE, SLSF.

New railroad Presidents: Bill Bouquett of TR.

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

Sleeping Dog dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $60053. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Edgar Thompson, Jim Fisk, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Scott

Invention of refrigerated freight cars permits shipment of perishable cargos long distances.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Mild Depression.
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 J. Edgar Thompson (3) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Scott (7) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10)
Rail Mogul J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Jim Fisk (1) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Builder J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Bill Bouquett (10) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Magnate Bill Bouquett (10) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Scott (7) Bill Bouquett (10)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo SLSF PENN .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson M&SP N&W T&P L&A
1 Jim Fisk CRIP CP LP&W ....
2 Sleeping Dog ATSF TP&W FW&D ....
7 Thomas Scott GN ERIE .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett TR MKT .... LR&S
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant SL&A CB&Q M&LR ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield LV .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G SM .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 623   63363   54492   71   109025   0   -2   0   0   1  
GT Grand Trunk 329   32934   29311   71   59648   1375   -1   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1818   267364   139030   99   508241   18069   10   5   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   87669   45588   99   194636   42026   7   1   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2171   345447   179633   99   618065   185314   9   6   0   10  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   63920   44105   91   108201   53528   2   0   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   18283   11518   91   39298   3550   5   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 2852   448039   246421   96   860509   447832   4   1   0   8  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2536   286228   214669   79   443800   0   -2   0   0   129  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 732   66292   37124   98   196919   31352   3   0   0   1  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2965   470545   244684   99   840846   501113   6   4   0   20  
SCL Sea Coast Line 3088   505351   288049   94   1141764   532788   4   4   0   25  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   25863   16035   92   72144   3111   3   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   37434   21712   96   80938   1308   6   2   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3000   489817   254705   99   847110   13680   12   10   0   498  
SM Southern Mississippi 425   45970   30340   88   118319   45686   0   0   0   4  
MN Michigan Northern 102   12349   6792   99   26873   7807   5   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 1821   157508   111831   83   369335   279418   -1   0   252   2006  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 1190   123669   68018   99   233249   175746   2   5   2064   2881  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   15715   8643   99   11054   323   15   11   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 1699   180570   93897   99   333907   241256   3   9   0   2822  
MP Missouri Pacific 418   42582   25123   95   133889   47456   1   0   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   14722   9569   89   30275   0   -1   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 745   70856   43223   93   153584   98730   0   4   1688   1840  
SL&A St Louis & Alton 588   73150   43159   95   109217   87145   3   5   686   1208  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 910   94103   49874   98   189541   115102   3   9   0   0  
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 843   77842   41256   98   210139   110696   0   1   0   0  
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155   16644   10153   93   47767   20556   0   0   0   0  
GW Great Western 140   15517   10241   88   19772   18253   2   0   0   0  
GN Great Northern 1891   167663   88863   98   407710   223423   2   5   0   0  
SP&P St Paul & Pacific 286   21849   12672   96   80114   36455   -1   0   0   0  
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 1483   128248   66689   99   327757   148186   2   2   1878   2805  
SV Sacramento Valley 150   16677   11007   88   22244   17231   2   2   0   0  
SL Soo Line 400   34898   19194   99   52153   48107   2   0   0   0  
TR Texas Road 253   24857   17400   84   35967   31334   0   1   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)
Boston & Maine (B&M ):   B&M B&H ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4 C5 MC MI1
MI5  (Double) OH3 MI4 MI3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ALCN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10  (Double) PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE  (Double) NY2 NY1  (Double) C3  (Double) LS  (Double) GTW OH2
OH5 A&GW  (Double) IN5  (Double) FW&C  (Double) IN8 IL5  (Double)
MI6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCMN]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA1 PA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Lehigh Valley (LV ):   LV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) P&FW  (Double) WV2 OH4 IN3
MRLE  (Double) IN9  (Double) IL3 KY11 C&EI  (Double) KY13 KY10
TN7 GM&O  (Double) MS3 TN13 IL8  (Double) AL2  (Double) MS2
Unbuilt:: TN14 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2 OH7 IN1 KY3 C&O MD1  (Double)
VA2 SC5 NC2 NC1 VA1 SC3 KY5 KY8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOC]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P MD2 VA7 VC VA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA5 KY1  (Double)
W&W  (Double) IN4  (Double) KY2 MON  (Double) KY6 IN7  (Double)
COG  (Double) A&WP  (Double) A&C  (Double) GA2  (Double) AL6 TN5
AL7  (Double) IL4  (Double) W&M  (Double) MS1  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOCMG]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A  (Double) NER GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3  (Double)
TN10  (Double) A&T TN12 KY12 IL2 IC  (Double) WBSH  (Double)
O&M  (Double) OH8 NO&J MS6 MS5 OH6 IL6 MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE PA11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W C&C  (Double) IN2  (Double) IN6  (Double) L&N  (Double) MI2  (Double)
G&C C&H  (Double) SC4  (Double) SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) BRL  (Double)
TN2 FL4 FL5  (Double) TN4 N&C  (Double) FEC FL6 IN10  (Double)
IL7  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM MS4 AL4 AL5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: DM]
Michigan Northern (MN ):   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP IA7 IA5 NE2 NE3 CO8 WY1
Unbuilt:: UT2 [Regions: CWT]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q  (Double) IA4 KCN IA6 UP IA11 MN5
Unbuilt:: NE1 [Regions: CW]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP  (Double) NP  (Double) WI1  (Double) ND3 ND4 MT6  (Double) MT7
Unbuilt:: ID5 [Regions: CWT]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP MO8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP SP WP NV2 UT7
Unbuilt:: UT6 [Regions: P]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A):   SL&A  (Double) CASL MO1 MO9
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: CMW]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT KCS KC&D OK6 OK4
Unbuilt:: TX4 [Regions: MWS]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF):   SLSF  (Double) AR7 OK1 MO5
Unbuilt:: AR8 [Regions: MS]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW):   SLSW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Great Western (GW ):   GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Great Northern (GN ):   GN ND5 MT1 C&NW  (Double) WI4 SP&D  (Double) MT2 MT3
Unbuilt:: ID3 [Regions: CW]
St Paul & Pacific (SP&P):   SP&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF):   ATSF  (Double) KP OK8 NM5 MO3 NM3
Unbuilt:: AZ1 [Regions: MW]
Sacramento Valley (SV ):   SV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Soo Line (SL ):   SL WI8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: WN]
Texas Road (TR ):   TR CT
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
B&M 13   11   11   -2  1421   3115   0      
GT 13   12   11   -2  773   1645   0      
NYC 43   32   21   -22  1548   9022   105   4   4   2     3     5     7     9    
NYNH 32   29   26   -6  514   3165   0     9   2     3     4    
ERIE 33   41   50   +17  1729   10855   0   7   7   3     10    
C&A 22   19   17   -5  382   1900   0   15   15   1     2     3    
LV 28   25   23   -5  52   650   0   6   11   1     2     3     9    
PENN 80   44   9   -71  15616   20628   101   9   10   4    
B&O 17   11   17   +0  14115   12680   0      
RF&P 16   15   15   -1  809   3647   13     3   11    
N&W 24   28   32   +8  1884   14845   0   3   3   2     10    
SCL 19   39   59   +40  1007   15475   0     10   3     7     9    
S&G 18   17   17   -1  244   1406   4   5   5   2     3     7    
P&LE 45   51   58   +13  687   1565   0     4   2     3     7     9     10    
TP&W 42   40   39   -3  2315   15032   0   2   2   3     7     9    
SM 17   16   16   -1  1605   4225   0   5   5   1     13    
MN 28   25   22   -6  122   492   18     9   2     3    
CRIP 66   42   18   -48  8964   46888   242   1   1   3     15    
CB&Q 83   73   63   -20  1759   5715   235   11   11   1     2     3    
CNS 25   37   50   +25  85   407   18     4   3     9     10    
M&SP 23   30   38   +15  2027   8435   60   3   3   1     2     7    
MP 14   13   12   -2  514   2060   30     3   2     5    
V&T 16   16   11   -5  265   865   0      
CP 74   137   50   +126  1141   56612   368   1   1   3     9    
SL&A 93   95   97   +4  592   2789   151   11   11   1    
MKT 47   46   45   -2  740   4550   0   10   10   2     3     7    
SLSF 46   55   64   +18  3185   12645   0   9   9   1     3     7     10     11    
SLSW 18   16   14   -4  230   731   44     9   3    
GW 0   0   11   +11  0   630   70     1  
GN 49   55   61   +12  2187   9315   140   7   7   2     3     10    
SP&P 13   14   16   +3  424   1369   61     7   3     10    
ATSF 50   44   38   -12  2224   7249   166   2   2   3     7    
SV 11   14   18   +7  300   693   57     2  
SL 16   20   24   +8  217   1875   125     9  
TR 11   13   16   +5  177   1149   116   10   10   9    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SA&H 1095   C&S 580  

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