Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Message to All Players in This Game

Un "petit" problème avec l'incorporation des ordres d'un joueur...

A "small" problem while integrating one player orders...

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: John Forbes bought MRLE for $2500, Jim Hill bought G&C for $1000, Byron Kilbourn bought VC for $1505, Erastus Corning bought BRL for $1000, Hannibal Kimball bought TP&W for $3166.

PCs Merged: RF&P merges into C&O, NER merges into C&H, M&C merges into B&O.

PCs Incorporated: W&W, READ, LS, GTW.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought American 4-4-0, GT bought American 4-4-0, NYC bought American 4-4-0, CNJ bought American 4-4-0, PENN bought American 4-4-0, B&O bought American 4-4-0, C&O bought American 4-4-0, N&W bought American 4-4-0, C&H bought American 4-4-0, S&G bought American 4-4-0, COG bought American 4-4-0, P&LE bought American 4-4-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&M bought steel rails, GT bought steel rails, NYC bought steel rails, CNJ bought steel rails, PENN bought steel rails, B&O bought Grand Station, B&O bought steel rails, C&O bought steel rails, N&W bought Grand Station, N&W bought steel rails, C&H bought steel rails, S&G bought steel rails, COG bought steel rails, P&LE bought steel rails.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled HRL, B&O doubled B&O.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA1, CNJ got PA10, N&W got VA1, SCL got GA1, S&G got GA7, COG got GA8, P&LE got OH3, B&O got OH4, B&M got C1, NYC got C5.

New railroad Presidents: Comte Verlin of READ, Byron Kilbourn of C&O, William Palmer of LS, William Palmer of GTW.

New Private Companies Available: A&WP, MC, A&T, GM&O, N&C, SM.

John Forbes dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2007. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Comte Verlin, Hannibal Kimball, Jim Fisk, Jim Hill

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

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) Comte Verlin (1) Jay Gould (8)
Rail Mogul Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Builder Comte Verlin (1) Jim Fisk (4) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (10) J. Edgar Thompson (3)
Rail Magnate Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) Jim Hill (7)
Rail Baron John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) William Palmer (10)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 281   32303   20351   91   61672   45558   1   1   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 329   37735   20754   99   70503   53581   3   16   0   0  
NYC New York Central 780   116975   61996   98   187530   112045   7   4   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   36388   22560   92   65579   48601   2   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 441   87199   49704   97   106749   54873   11   14   0   507  
READ Reading 104   17979   11147   92   22329   17546   6   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 638   63797   33812   98   130247   73276   4   7   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 211   25169   15856   91   43781   29185   2   0   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 158   24502   12741   99   35166   13770   9   1   320   0  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 120   12614   8325   88   21251   16699   1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 314   38473   21160   99   58265   26856   6   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 277   41558   26597   93   62639   16096   6   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   28808   15845   99   57067   41238   3   5   0   406  
COG Central of Georgia 86   12860   7073   99   21016   14864   6   9   785   0  
LS Lake Shore 182   20358   13436   88   32955   25895   1   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   18261   10774   95   31128   21964   4   9   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   12374   8662   84   19557   15368   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)
Boston & Maine (B&M ):   B&M ME1
Unbuilt:: C1 [Regions: A]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 C4
Unbuilt:: C5 [Regions: ALN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ PA9
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: PA1 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C OH1
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D
Unbuilt:: VA1 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A
Unbuilt:: GA1 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: GA7 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE
Unbuilt:: OH3 [Regions: OL]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]

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   17   20   +6  252   1265   140   8   8  
GT 25   33   41   +16  101   1517   128     1  
NYC 34   37   41   +7  655   3837   70   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 16   16   17   +1  193   1296   144   8   8  
PENN 44   50   57   +13  508   2155   55   2   2  
READ 0   0   13   +13  0   468   52   1   1  
B&O 30   35   41   +11  587   3062   136   1   1  
C&O 26   34   43   +17  130   970   85   11   11   1    
N&W 54   49   45   -9  194   794   0   7   7   6     8    
W&W 0   0   13   +13  0   540   60     7  
C&H 31   37   43   +12  176   1480   96     8   5    
SCL 19   21   24   +5  471   1342   50   9   9  
S&G 22   28   35   +13  232   1348   62   2   2  
COG 14   19   24   +10  173   387   43   5   5  
LS 0   0   13   +13  0   819   91   10   10  
P&LE 14   17   20   +6  246   590   65   5   5   2    
GTW 0   0   13   +13  0   482   53   10   10  

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   A&WP 760  
A&GW 580   WBSH 570   MC 760   A&T 715   GM&O 675   N&C 755   SM 220  

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