Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 12

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 12

Headline News 1863 to 1864

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1863: Congress passes Homestead Act giving free land to homesteaders.
1864: Otto von Bismark appointed minister president of Prussia by William I.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jay Gould bought SL&A for $4023, Casey Jones bought SLSF for $12700, Edward Harriman bought SP for $24485, Stepp bought GN for $32345, Stepp bought NP for $32345, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought ATSF for $53276.

PCs Merged: FEC merges into S&A, C&C merges into A&GW.

PCs Incorporated: MKT, UP, CB&Q, L&A, V&T.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought block signal system, C&O bought Grand Station, C&O bought block signal system, W&M bought block signal system, SCL bought block signal system, S&G bought block signal system, MRLE bought block signal system, P&FW bought block signal system, M&C bought block signal system, TP&W bought block signal system, GM&O bought coal burning engines, O&M bought block signal system, IC bought block signal system, C&NW bought Grand Station, C&NW bought block signal system, CRIP bought block signal system, CASL bought block signal system, CNS bought block signal system, M&SP bought block signal system, MP bought block signal system, CP bought block signal system, WP bought block signal system.

RoWs abandoned: TN8 was abandoned by S&G.

C&O doubled IL8, P&FW doubled P&FW, IC doubled IC, C&NW doubled C&NW, CNS doubled CNS.

New RoWs acquired: CNJ got PA9, TP&W got KY13, C&O got TN15, C&NW got WI6, M&SP got MN2, WP got NV1.

RR Mergers: S&A merges into IC, S&G merges into M&C, LS merges into O&M, MRLE merges into A&GW.

Inadequate signal system slows GM&O rail service: mail contracts worth $5229 cancelled.

Stock splits: C&NW splits 3 for 1, CRIP splits 4 for 1.

Cornered stocks: CRIP.

New railroad Presidents: Cornelius Vanderbilt of ERIE, Edward Harriman of READ, Sleeping Dog of SCL, Henry Farham of CB&Q, Jay Gould of CASL, B of V&T, B of L&A, Casey Jones of CP, Henry Farham of UP, Sleeping Dog of MKT.

New Private Companies Available: GW, SP&P, KC&D.

Jay Gould earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the M&C from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Casey Jones earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the A&GW from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Cornelius Vanderbilt earns the Gulf Bonus Award for linking the IC from Chicago to the Gulf of Mexico.

Casey Jones dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $16082. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Sleeping Dog, Henry Farham, B, Frank Throne, Dan Drew

Civil War continues: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Improved.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Casey Jones (10) Dan Drew (6) Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Henry Farham (7)
Rail Mogul Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Dan Drew (6) B (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (10) Jay Gould (13) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Sleeping Dog (12) Edward Harriman (11)
Rail Magnate Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Henry Farham (7) Jay Gould (13) Edward Harriman (11)
Rail Prodigal Stepp (5) Henry Farham (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Baron Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Henry Farham (7) Jay Gould (13)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Casey Jones A&GW CP SLSF ....
13 Jay Gould M&C CASL SL&A ....
6 Dan Drew P&FW W&M .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog SCL MKT .... ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt IC ERIE .... ATSF
11 Edward Harriman TP&W READ .... SP
7 Henry Farham UP CB&Q .... ....
5 Stepp C&NW M&SP NP GN
3 Darkwing CRIP MP .... ....
4 B L&A V&T .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... M&LR
9 Jim Hill WP CNS .... ....
8 Frank Throne .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
14 Robert Stephenson .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2589   499040   259501   99   799088   470514   10   9   0   102  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   22426   15474   85   46111   12795   4   8   0   0  
READ Reading 288   56653   38524   86   91543   44440   5   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1611   250038   135021   97   437481   154800   8   6   0   111  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 2106   247562   128731   99   598509   331737   2   1   770   409  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1317   189834   100613   98   369459   38571   9   5   133   169  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 833   115440   60029   99   194135   108001   7   13   0   204  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 2085   394117   212822   97   536877   361175   10   4   775   481  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 3377   594346   356608   91   1018468   482004   7   9   0   406  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 3005   562901   298339   98   874394   521534   10   7   0   259  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 581   76642   42919   98   125200   77357   6   4   0   185  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 1623   235595   131933   98   466790   242413   6   11   0   283  
IC Illinois Central 2465   433779   225564   99   649110   407426   10   9   0   384  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 400   57287   29789   99   78955   54429   8   9   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   21664   12782   95   34209   22722   5   4   1040   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   24196   15485   90   43679   29121   3   0   0   0  
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185   23967   15339   90   35408   22021   4   3   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   26635   17046   90   23640   16710   14   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 326   34554   20732   94   71478   40651   3   4   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   34933   19562   98   65148   45070   4   1   490   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17950   12565   84   37244   24831   0   0   0   0  
L&A Louisiana & Arkansas 90   16852   11291   87   24179   16121   5   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 154   20065   13042   89   29798   19774   4   1   0   0  
WP Western Pacific 142   19699   13789   84   27327   21118   2   1   1255   0  
UP Union Pacific 105   11548   7737   87   23009   15341   1   0   0   0  
MKT Missouri, Kansas & Texas 326   30271   19979   88   69224   46151   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)
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE  (Double) HRL  (Double) C&A  (Double) NY2 PA11  (Double) GTW MI1
MS OH2 PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 PA4  (Double)
MD1 MD2 WV1 FW&C  (Double) PA2
Unbuilt:: MI6 [Regions: AOLC]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 PA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VA4 VA5 KY1 IN5  (Double) MON  (Double) IN9
KY12 IL8  (Double)
Unbuilt:: TN15 [Regions: AOCM]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1 SC1 G&C NC2 BRL  (Double) TN2 TN3
KY4 TN4 R&D  (Double) VA2 SC5 VA7
Unbuilt:: TN6 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3 TN12 IL9
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: AMG]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW  (Double) OH4 IN1  (Double) OH7 OH1 WV3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OC]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C WBSH  (Double) IN4  (Double) IN8 C&EI L&N IL5  (Double) S&G  (Double)
GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double) AL2  (Double) TN7
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW OH8 C&H  (Double) NER SC4 GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10
MS6 N&W  (Double) N&S VA3  (Double) VC NC1 WV4 KY2
KY5 NO&J A&T KY3 SM C&C MRLE
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2 IN7 NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 C4 C5  (Double)
MN MC MI2 MI5 IL4 IL3 B&H  (Double) NYNH  (Double)
GT  (Double) C2 C3  (Double) NY1 PA8
Unbuilt:: KY13 [Regions: ALCMN]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O MS4 MS7 MS1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M IN6 IL6 LS P&LE OH3 OH5 B&O PA7 WV2 OH6
IN3
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: AOLM]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC  (Double) IL2 S&A  (Double) GA2  (Double) COG  (Double) GA3 A&C
GA5 TN5 N&C KY7 IN10 IL7 A&WP  (Double) AL6 AL7
FEC
Unbuilt:: KY10 [Regions: ADOCMG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW  (Double) WI4
Unbuilt:: WI6 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: IA7 [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL):   CASL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago North Shore (CNS ):   CNS  (Double)
Unbuilt:: WI5 [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP):   M&SP
Unbuilt:: MN2 [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ):   MP
Unbuilt:: MO6 [Regions: MW]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ):   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Louisiana & Arkansas (L&A ):   L&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Central Pacific (CP ):   CP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]
Western Pacific (WP ):   WP
Unbuilt:: NV1 [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ):   UP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]
Missouri, Kansas & Texas (MKT ):   MKT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]

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
ERIE 45   44   44   -1  2631   12950   0   2   7  
CNJ 18   24   30   +12  205   670   0     6   10     12    
READ 29   24   20   -9  469   1393   47   11   6   4     10    
C&O 38   37   37   -1  1612   8055   0     12   10    
W&M 21   23   25   +4  5503   15570   0   6   6   10    
SCL 51   59   68   +17  1332   6505   87   12   12   6     13    
P&FW 43   45   47   +4  2895   4165   0   6   6   13    
M&C 27   33   45   +18  1189   10425   0   13   13   2     10    
A&GW 30   33   34   +4  4682   17484   101   10   10   11    
TP&W 33   34   35   +2  3727   15032   0   11   11   5     10    
GM&O 46   36   26   -20  2047   2774   131     4  
O&M 41   42   35   -6  558   8123   0     4   10    
IC 21   22   35   +14  381   12176   149   2   2   13    
C&NW 79   103   42   +47  699   6000   0   5   5   7     11    
CRIP 84   142   50   +116  91   3000   0   3   3   6     7     10     12     13    
CB&Q 0   0   15   +15  0   855   95   7   7  
CASL 13   16   20   +7  392   856   69   13   13   6    
CNS 25   36   47   +22  131   425   0   9   9   2     7    
M&SP 36   60   85   +49  425   1630   0   5   5  
MP 25   41   58   +33  413   1415   0   3   3   2     4     12    
V&T 0   0   15   +15  0   779   86   4   4  
L&A 0   0   15   +15  0   405   45   4   4  
CP 13   22   32   +19  360   712   58   10   10  
WP 13   22   32   +19  318   710   0   9   9  
UP 0   0   15   +15  0   473   52   7   7  
MKT 0   0   15   +15  0   1467   163   12   12  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SLSW 775   GW 700   SP&P 1430   KC&D 330  

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