Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Comte Verlin bought READ for $584, Byron Kilbourn bought RF&P for $698, Jim Hill bought W&W for $1000, Jay Gould bought NER for $926, William Palmer bought LS for $1105, John Forbes bought P&FW for $2018, William Palmer bought GTW for $1005, Comte Verlin bought M&C for $2123.

PCs Merged: R&D merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: COG, P&LE.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought Grand Station, NYC bought switch yards, PENN bought switch yards.

RoWs built: NY3 by NYC, PA5 by PENN, WV1 by B&O.

Double Tracked Lines: PENN doubled C&A.

New RoWs acquired: B&M got ME1, PENN got PA6, CNJ got PA9, S&G got GA6, B&O got OH1, GT got C2, NYC got C4.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Hill of N&W, Hannibal Kimball of COG, Hannibal Kimball of P&LE.

New Private Companies Available: MRLE, G&C, BRL, A&GW, TP&W, WBSH.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1031. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Hannibal Kimball, John Forbes

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Recession.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails

Tycoon Announcements:

10 William Palmer he! nyc was mine remember ;->

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8)
Rail Mogul Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (10) Jim Fisk (4) Jay Gould (8)
Rail Builder Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3)
Rail Magnate Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Jay Gould (8) Erastus Corning (9)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (4) Hannibal Kimball (5) John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3)
Rail Baron Jim Fisk (4) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (10) Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
2 John Forbes PENN S&G P&FW ....
4 Jim Fisk NYC .... .... ....
1 Comte Verlin B&O GT READ M&C
10 William Palmer .... .... LS GTW
5 Hannibal Kimball COG P&LE .... ....
8 Jay Gould B&M CNJ .... NER
6 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....
7 Jim Hill N&W .... .... W&W
9 Erastus Corning .... SCL .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn .... .... RF&P ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 145   20379   14265   87   32624   23251   2   0   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 73   13635   7908   99   19633   13741   7   16   0   0  
NYC New York Central 640   86960   47828   99   151662   85233   6   4   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   21010   14497   88   32271   22909   3   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 331   74584   46242   95   84108   42792   11   16   550   371  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 365   32619   18919   99   77902   33141   2   4   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   11632   7910   89   20382   12532   2   2   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 158   25585   15096   98   34123   13233   9   1   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129   19256   11168   99   26482   495   9   1   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 277   43924   25916   98   62639   16096   9   2   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 157   19313   11588   97   35032   24693   3   7   625   0  
COG Central of Georgia 86   12978   8825   89   19313   13987   3   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   18541   12793   88   28361   20539   2   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)
Boston & Maine (B&M ):   B&M
Unbuilt:: ME1 [Regions: A]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT
Unbuilt:: C2 [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL NY3
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: AL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G
Unbuilt:: GA6 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]

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 14   14   14   +0  229   653   72   8   8  
GT 14   19   25   +11  148   365   0   1   1  
NYC 34   34   34   +0  544   3133   74   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 14   15   16   +2  190   603   67   8   8  
PENN 36   40   44   +8  238   1593   67   2   2  
B&O 23   26   30   +7  237   1731   102   1   1  
C&O 14   20   26   +12  197   434   36     1  
N&W 24   39   54   +30  142   753   41   7   7   6     8    
C&H 23   27   31   +8  197   646   5     5  
SCL 21   20   19   -2  448   1317   75   9   9  
S&G 14   18   22   +8  307   785   0   2   2  
COG 0   0   14   +14  0   387   43   5   5  
P&LE 0   0   14   +14  0   590   65   5   5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&H 550   NYNH 550   ERIE 1435   LV 650   N&S 1215   W&M 665   MRLE 690  
G&C 470   VC 1465   BRL 925   A&GW 580   TP&W 700   WBSH 570  

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