Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 6

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Game # 10 - Turn # 6

Headline News 1851 to 1852

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1851: California admitted into Union as newest state.
1852: Average life expectancy now almost 42 years.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Edgar Thompson bought B&H for $600, Jay Gould bought NYNH for $1436, Erastus Corning bought A&WP for $825, J. Edgar Thompson bought A&GW for $600, Comte Verlin bought WBSH for $6748, Jim Fisk bought MC for $5623, Comte Verlin bought GM&O for $8920, Jim Hill bought N&C for $1628.

PCs Merged: P&FW merges into PENN, VC merges into C&O.

PCs Incorporated: G&C, BRL, TP&W.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, GT bought Mogul 2-6-0, NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, CNJ bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, W&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, S&G bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&M bought coal burning engines, NYC bought coal burning engines, CNJ bought coal burning engines, PENN bought coal burning engines, W&W bought coal burning engines, C&H bought coal burning engines, S&G bought coal burning engines, GTW bought coal burning engines.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled B&A, CNJ doubled CNJ, N&W doubled N&W.

New RoWs acquired: LS got NY2, READ got PA2, P&LE got PA7, CNJ got PA8, NYC got PA11, N&W got VA2, C&O got VA4, SCL got GA4, PENN got WV2, GTW got OH5, B&O got IN1, S&G got AL1, COG got AL4.

RR Mergers: LS merges into GTW.

Loan Recalls: Erastus Corning.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Hill of W&W, Comte Verlin of C&H, Erastus Corning of BRL, Hannibal Kimball of TP&W.

New Private Companies Available: A&C, NO&J, MS, O&M, MON, FW&C.

John Forbes dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3001. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Fisk, Comte Verlin, Hannibal Kimball, Jim Hill, William Palmer

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

Tycoon Announcements:

4 Jim Fisk it's our rr

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10) 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) Jay Gould (8) Erastus Corning (9)
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) Jay Gould (8)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 513   56704   34022   94   115241   83624   2   1   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 329   38841   21362   99   73411   52645   4   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 891   152154   79120   99   223700   136355   9   10   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 448   67095   41599   92   105404   76696   4   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 727   133449   73398   99   173152   97064   10   16   805   279  
READ Reading 104   19398   11445   95   24309   18478   8   16   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 775   82893   46419   95   168058   99117   3   9   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 504   51166   31723   92   101137   68528   2   0   260   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 318   46961   27237   93   67355   37081   7   1   0   192  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 120   13356   8147   93   22720   15205   3   2   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 314   40487   22268   99   60614   19520   8   6   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 448   66141   45637   88   96742   40793   4   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 411   43525   23939   99   84075   56514   3   9   0   203  
COG Central of Georgia 243   33786   19934   95   59950   42910   4   9   760   393  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 238   33523   19778   95   58552   41418   4   12   750   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   9949   6467   89   18617   13483   1   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 289   35393   23360   88   57025   42530   2   2   600   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   17905   11459   90   35669   25831   1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   13000   8840   86   26621   19279   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)
Boston & Maine (B&M ):   B&M ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4 C5
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: ALN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10
Unbuilt:: PA8 [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW PA1
Unbuilt:: WV2 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: PA2 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C OH1 OH4
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VC
Unbuilt:: VA4 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D VA1
Unbuilt:: VA2 [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 GA1
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6 GA7
Unbuilt:: AL1 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA8
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE OH3
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: L]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]

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 20   20   21   +1  477   2449   116   8   8  
GT 41   40   39   -2  464   1517   128     1  
NYC 41   43   45   +4  771   4407   55   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 17   18   19   +2  498   2160   80   8   8  
PENN 57   61   65   +8  552   3498   142   2   2  
READ 13   15   18   +5  177   520   0     1  
B&O 41   41   41   +0  1108   3815   68   1   1  
C&O 43   40   38   -5  522   2310   210   11   11   1    
N&W 45   51   58   +13  141   1514   80   7   7   6     8    
W&W 13   15   17   +4  240   555   45   7   7   5    
C&H 43   44   46   +3  535   1504   72   1   1   5     8    
SCL 24   27   30   +6  467   2112   135   9   9   5    
S&G 35   43   52   +17  422   1991   64   2   2   8    
COG 24   31   38   +14  130   1137   78   5   5  
P&LE 20   26   32   +12  224   1137   53     5   2    
G&C 0   0   14   +14  0   423   47     7  
GTW 13   20   27   +14  222   1445   0   10   10  
BRL 0   0   14   +14  0   833   92   9   9  
TP&W 0   0   14   +14  0   630   70   5   5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
ERIE 1435   LV 650   N&S 1215   W&M 665   A&C 685   A&T 715   NO&J 915  
SM 220   MS 1020   O&M 825   MON 920   FW&C 570  

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