Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jay Gould bought ERIE for $2870, Jim Hill bought A&C for $1000, John Forbes bought NO&J for $3500, William Palmer bought SM for $390, Hannibal Kimball bought MON for $3146.

PCs Merged: WBSH merges into B&O, NYNH merges into PENN, MC merges into NYC, MRLE merges into PENN.

PCs Incorporated: GM&O, N&C.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought Atlantic 4-4-2, GT bought Atlantic 4-4-2, NYC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, CNJ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, PENN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, READ bought Mogul 2-6-0, B&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&O bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&H bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SCL bought American 4-4-0, S&G bought Atlantic 4-4-2, COG bought Atlantic 4-4-2, G&C bought Atlantic 4-4-2, BRL bought Atlantic 4-4-2, TP&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought coal burning engines, B&O bought coal burning engines, C&O bought coal burning engines, SCL bought steel rails, SCL bought coal burning engines, COG bought coal burning engines, GTW bought Grand Station.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled C4, PENN doubled PA1, N&W doubled R&D.

New RoWs acquired: CNJ got NY1, C&O got VA6, W&W got NC1, C&H got SC1, N&W got SC3, GTW got OH6, NYC got MI5, TP&W got IN2, B&O got IN10, S&G got AL3, COG got MS3, PENN got WV3.

RR Mergers: N&W merges into W&W.

Loan Recalls: Jim Hill.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of GT, Comte Verlin of GM&O.

New Private Companies Available: MN, C&C, C&EI, L&N, C&NW, CRIP, CB&Q.

Comte Verlin earns the Heartland Award for linking the B&O from the Atlantic to Chicago.

Hannibal Kimball dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3012. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: John Forbes, Jim Fisk, Comte Verlin, William Palmer

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

Tycoon Announcements:

2 John Forbes et non, pas d'o.p.a. sauvage sur la p&le.

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) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Jay Gould (8) Erastus Corning (9)
Rail Magnate Comte Verlin (1) Jim Fisk (4) John Forbes (2) Jay Gould (8) Erastus Corning (9)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) Jim Hill (7)
Rail Baron John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) Jim Fisk (4) 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 NO&J ....
10 William Palmer GTW .... .... SM
4 Jim Fisk NYC .... .... ....
5 Hannibal Kimball COG TP&W MON ....
1 Comte Verlin B&O GM&O .... ....
8 Jay Gould B&M GT ERIE ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... .... ....
6 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... A&WP
7 Jim Hill W&W .... A&C ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... B&H A&GW
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   56278   33767   94   118729   76266   2   1   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 329   39364   21650   99   75424   50592   4   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1225   203746   107985   98   306577   194214   9   16   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 523   78849   47310   94   127589   86991   5   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1136   203015   115719   97   265495   148921   9   22   605   650  
READ Reading 199   37873   22345   95   48891   34633   8   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1091   140212   78517   95   247599   155186   5   4   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 634   63666   40745   90   135683   72242   2   0   0   156  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 698   83133   46554   95   156174   89997   4   2   0   106  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 314   40043   22023   99   62749   20525   7   6   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 587   87202   54937   91   130803   44541   6   16   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 508   60249   33137   99   108656   71965   4   9   810   122  
COG Central of Georgia 395   49671   27815   98   98141   69813   3   4   950   577  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 388   50712   31948   91   90235   63785   3   0   0   375  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   9888   6328   90   19256   11750   2   3   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 409   48011   28807   91   88027   62988   3   10   0   360  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   18867   11132   95   37304   20912   3   1   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   12909   7100   99   30048   20892   2   1   350   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   14599   9927   86   26969   19531   1   0   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   16109   10954   86   29753   21547   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 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  (Double) C5 MC PA11
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: ALN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW PA1  (Double) NYNH MRLE
WV2
Unbuilt:: WV3 [Regions: AOL]
Reading (READ):   READ PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C OH1 OH4 WBSH IN1
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: AOC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VC VA4
Unbuilt:: VA6 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA1 VA2
Unbuilt:: NC1 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER
Unbuilt:: SC1 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A GA1 GA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA8 AL4
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE OH3 PA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS OH5
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: L]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: ]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C
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 21   25   29   +8  942   2565   0   8   8   2    
GT 39   43   47   +8  578   1549   96   8   8   1    
NYC 45   53   61   +16  856   5965   167   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 19   24   29   +10  988   2578   37     8  
PENN 65   66   68   +3  933   5481   204   2   2  
READ 18   21   24   +6  171   948   47     1  
B&O 41   41   41   +0  1114   5305   158   1   1  
C&O 38   48   58   +20  573   2895   275   11   11   1     8    
W&W 17   18   36   +19  177   3364   130   7   7  
C&H 46   42   38   -8  445   1576   0     1   5     8    
SCL 30   29   28   -2  654   2771   171   9   9   5    
S&G 52   54   57   +5  678   2492   48   2   2   8    
COG 38   44   50   +12  344   1899   76   5   5   8    
P&LE 32   40   48   +16  430   1812   128     5   2    
G&C 14   17   20   +6  164   434   36     7   5    
GTW 27   50   73   +46  399   1985   60   10   10  
BRL 14   16   19   +5  352   856   69   9   9   1    
TP&W 14   16   19   +5  258   630   70   5   5   1    
GM&O 0   0   14   +14  0   608   67   1   1  
N&C 0   0   14   +14  0   680   75     7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
LV 650   N&S 1215   W&M 665   A&T 715   MN 510   MS 1020   O&M 825  
FW&C 570   C&C 1010   C&EI 920   L&N 930   C&NW 600   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950  

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