Continental Rails II - Game # 10 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II

Game # 10 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Edgar Thompson bought LV for $651, J. Edgar Thompson bought MN for $511, Hannibal Kimball bought CNS for $12436, Edward Harriman bought M&LR for $661.

PCs Merged: A&T merges into N&C, MS merges into NYC, NO&J merges into SM, L&N merges into B&O, MON merges into TP&W.

PCs Incorporated: CB&Q, C&NW.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Prairie 2-6-2, G&C bought Prairie 2-6-2, GTW bought Prairie 2-6-2.

New Technologies Acquired: COG bought Grand Station.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&M doubled B&M, NYC doubled C5, COG doubled COG, P&LE doubled P&LE, TP&W doubled IN2, SM doubled SM.

New RoWs acquired: CNJ got NY2, W&W got MD2, SCL got FL4, GTW got IN7, N&C got KY10, TP&W got KY13, C&O got TN4, B&O got TN7, GM&O got AL5, COG got MS2, S&G got MS6, SM got MS7, PENN got IN8.

RR Mergers: P&LE merges into NYC.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, Hannibal Kimball.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of W&W, Jay Gould of C&H, Byron Kilbourn of N&C, John Forbes of SM, Jim Fisk of C&NW, William Palmer of CB&Q.

New Private Companies Available: FEC, M&SP, MP, V&T, WP, UP, SL&A.

Hannibal Kimball dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $7234. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Fisk, John Forbes, Comte Verlin, Byron Kilbourn, William Palmer

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
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) Jay Gould (8) Comte Verlin (1) William Palmer (10)
Rail Mogul John Forbes (2) Comte Verlin (1) Hannibal Kimball (5) Jay Gould (8) William Palmer (10)
Rail Builder Comte Verlin (1) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) William Palmer (10) Jay Gould (8)
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 SM S&G .... C&EI
8 Jay Gould W&W C&H .... ....
5 Hannibal Kimball COG TP&W .... CNS
4 Jim Fisk NYC C&NW .... ....
1 Comte Verlin B&O GM&O .... ....
10 William Palmer GTW CB&Q .... ....
7 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... LV MN
6 Edward Harriman .... .... M&LR ....
9 Erastus Corning BRL SCL .... ....
11 Byron Kilbourn C&O N&C .... ....
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   122993   78716   90   206964   118047   5   5   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2242   456138   237190   99   625016   367168   13   6   0   68  
CNJ Central New Jersey 733   114998   66699   96   182255   109165   7   11   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1895   343477   188912   99   478240   263129   10   27   0   242  
READ Reading 199   44143   25161   97   51904   25221   14   2   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1564   264410   150714   94   403230   214131   9   6   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 916   98957   58385   95   227573   74442   4   0   333   32  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 892   126616   65841   99   251256   138330   7   8   0   26  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 456   69605   38283   99   103653   21982   10   9   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 797   121319   81284   87   188666   76173   5   0   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 916   134562   74010   99   218861   114964   8   16   0   168  
COG Central of Georgia 673   95698   49762   99   167436   111458   7   9   1010   421  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   11652   7224   92   20803   10087   5   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 579   81048   42145   99   166340   104335   6   1   0   163  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   39830   25889   89   86983   48858   2   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 542   71178   39148   99   143261   85619   6   1   800   326  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   17755   11186   91   31729   17214   4   5   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 195   29049   15977   99   53449   33761   7   0   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 294   36876   23232   91   72316   40106   4   1   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 227   38433   21138   99   72567   40308   8   15   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   20610   14015   86   36959   20791   4   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   25222   17403   85   53759   30241   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  (Double) ME1 C1 GT  (Double) C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) MC
PA11 MI5 MS C3 P&LE  (Double) OH3 PA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOLCN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8 NY1
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6 P&FW PA1  (Double) NYNH MRLE
WV2 B&H A&GW ERIE WV3 IN4
Unbuilt:: IN8 [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 L&N
IL6
Unbuilt:: TN7 [Regions: AOCM]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VC VA4 VA6 TN1
Unbuilt:: TN4 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W  (Double) N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA1 VA2 NC1 VA7
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A GA1 GA4 FL3
Unbuilt:: FL4 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1 A&WP AL3 TN10
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: ADM]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4 MS3 TN13
Unbuilt:: MS2 [Regions: D]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW LS OH5 OH6 IN3
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: L]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2  (Double) MON IN9
Unbuilt:: KY13 [Regions: C]
Atlanta & Chattanooga (A&C ):   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O AL7
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: G]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C A&T
Unbuilt:: KY10 [Regions: D]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM  (Double) NO&J
Unbuilt:: MS7 [Regions: MG]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]

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 49   41   33   -16  945   4210   0     8   1     2    
NYC 66   66   65   -1  1409   10995   222   4   4   5     10    
CNJ 49   42   36   -13  891   3665   0     8   4     5    
PENN 81   76   72   -9  2254   9418   62     2  
READ 34   31   28   -6  310   959   36     1   5    
B&O 55   46   38   -17  1354   7653   175   1   1   5    
C&O 43   41   40   -3  1147   4285   295   11   11   1     5     8    
W&W 53   59   65   +12  880   4417   47   8   8   6     7    
C&H 40   44   49   +9  525   2232   54   8   8   1     5    
SCL 32   27   23   -9  960   3816   176   9   9   5    
S&G 70   81   92   +22  883   4533   47   2   2   8    
COG 51   64   77   +26  1095   3321   44   5   5   8    
G&C 26   21   17   -9  127   443   27     2   5    
GTW 67   49   32   -35  620   2860   35   10   10  
BRL 25   28   32   +7  237   1821   99   9   9   1    
TP&W 32   38   45   +13  262   2544   166   5   5   1    
A&C 15   20   26   +11  294   634   51     7  
GM&O 29   42   56   +27  224   945   30   1   1  
N&C 23   32   41   +18  280   1399   71   11   11   7    
SM 15   26   37   +22  96   1044   91   2   2   10    
C&NW 0   0   17   +17  0   540   60   4   4  
CB&Q 0   0   17   +17  0   855   95   10   10  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
N&S 1215   W&M 665   O&M 825   FW&C 570   C&C 1010   IC 925   CRIP 750  
CASL 925   FEC 1495   M&SP 1630   MP 1415   V&T 865   WP 710   UP 525  
SL&A 495  

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