Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Byron Kilbourn bought A&T for $988, Jay Gould bought MS for $2040, John Forbes bought C&EI for $1000, Comte Verlin bought L&N for $3608, Jim Fisk bought C&NW for $12345, William Palmer bought CB&Q for $15021.

PCs Merged: B&H merges into PENN, A&GW merges into PENN, ERIE merges into PENN, A&WP merges into S&G.

PCs Incorporated: A&C, SM.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought Prairie 2-6-2, NYC bought Prairie 2-6-2, CNJ bought Prairie 2-6-2, PENN bought Prairie 2-6-2, READ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, B&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, W&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&H bought Prairie 2-6-2, S&G bought Prairie 2-6-2, COG bought Prairie 2-6-2, P&LE bought Mogul 2-6-0, BRL bought Prairie 2-6-2, TP&W bought Prairie 2-6-2, GM&O bought Prairie 2-6-2, N&C bought Prairie 2-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: P&LE bought coal burning engines.

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

Double Tracked Lines: GT doubled GT, B&O doubled IN1, W&W doubled W&W, COG doubled GA8.

New RoWs acquired: W&W got VA7, SCL got FL3, GTW got IN3, PENN got IN4, TP&W got IN9, B&O got IL6, C&O got TN1, BRL got TN2, S&G got TN10, COG got TN13, GM&O got AL7, NYC got C3.

RR Mergers: GT merges into B&M.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of CNJ, Jim Fisk of P&LE, Jim Hill of N&C, William Palmer of SM.

New Private Companies Available: IC, CASL, CNS, M&LR.

Hannibal Kimball dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $6123. 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 Improved to Great.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
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) Comte Verlin (1) 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) Jay Gould (8) Erastus Corning (9)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Hannibal Kimball (5) Comte Verlin (1) William Palmer (10)
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 C&EI
8 Jay Gould B&M CNJ .... MS
1 Comte Verlin B&O GM&O L&N ....
4 Jim Fisk NYC P&LE C&NW ....
5 Hannibal Kimball COG TP&W MON ....
10 William Palmer GTW SM CB&Q ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O .... A&T ....
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
7 Jim Hill W&W N&C .... ....
6 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....
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 842   104319   65720   91   200733   115858   3   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1409   262619   136562   99   368267   232484   11   16   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 733   104936   66111   91   176831   107259   4   4   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1770   292004   166442   97   420523   233981   8   9   0   690  
READ Reading 199   39683   24603   92   50284   29140   9   5   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1213   176329   98744   95   288658   177742   6   4   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 785   79514   47707   94   180867   80253   3   0   0   70  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 798   102519   53310   99   199252   114064   6   5   0   58  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 456   63173   34745   99   99266   39362   8   1   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 587   90200   61335   86   130803   44541   5   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 822   102268   56248   99   184203   117013   5   9   0   419  
COG Central of Georgia 585   74974   42735   97   140068   96976   4   9   440   763  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 388   53361   33618   91   94581   52547   4   4   0   169  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   10575   6451   93   20177   11184   3   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 509   63296   40510   87   126388   85837   2   10   210   198  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   19431   12047   92   37304   20912   3   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 210   24049   13226   99   48187   32753   4   1   740   192  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   15370   9837   90   30614   20411   2   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   15697   8633   99   30371   20989   4   0   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   17018   10551   92   31021   17336   3   1   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   8673   5898   86   12089   8061   5   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 GT  (Double) C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4  (Double) C5 MC PA11
MI5
Unbuilt:: C3 [Regions: ALCN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW PA1  (Double) NYNH MRLE
WV2 B&H A&GW ERIE WV3
Unbuilt:: IN4 [Regions: AOL]
Reading (READ):   READ PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 M&C OH1 OH4 WBSH IN1  (Double) IN10
Unbuilt:: IL6 [Regions: AOC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VC VA4 VA6
Unbuilt:: TN1 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W  (Double) N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA1 VA2 NC1
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A GA1 GA4
Unbuilt:: FL3 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1 A&WP AL3
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA8  (Double) AL4 MS3
Unbuilt:: TN13 [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 OH6
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: L]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: ]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: G]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
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
B&M 29   40   49   +20  966   4114   96   8   8   1     2    
NYC 61   63   66   +5  1027   6960   92   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 29   39   49   +20  897   3532   133   8   8   4     5    
PENN 68   74   81   +13  1480   8539   316   2   2  
READ 24   29   34   +10  404   959   36     1   5    
B&O 41   48   55   +14  2015   6012   61   1   1   5    
C&O 58   50   43   -15  885   3595   330   11   11   1     8    
W&W 36   44   53   +17  1153   3844   150   7   8   6    
C&H 38   39   40   +2  379   2215   71     1   5     8    
SCL 28   30   32   +4  812   2771   171   9   9   5    
S&G 57   63   70   +13  647   3953   157   2   2   8    
COG 50   50   51   +1  540   2830   95   5   5   8    
P&LE 48   59   71   +23  584   1844   96   4   4   2     5    
G&C 20   23   26   +6  197   434   36     2   5     7    
GTW 73   70   67   -6  638   2495   50   10   10  
BRL 19   22   25   +6  278   916   9   9   9   1    
TP&W 19   25   32   +13  235   1015   35   5   5   1    
A&C 0   0   15   +15  0   617   68     7  
GM&O 14   21   29   +15  299   675   0   1   1  
N&C 14   18   23   +9  366   698   57   7   7  
SM 0   0   15   +15  0   198   22   10   10  

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   MN 510   O&M 825   FW&C 570   C&C 1010  
IC 925   CRIP 750   CASL 925   CNS 425   M&LR 660  

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