Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought B&M for $1479, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought CNJ for $1230, Bill Bouquett bought N&S for $4000, J. Edgar Thompson bought COG for $2137, Thomas Scott bought LS for $2800, J. Pierpont Morgan bought P&LE for $751, Sleeping Dog bought G&C for $473.

PCs Incorporated: C&A, NYNH.

RoWs built: NY3 by NYC, PA5 by PENN, WV1 by B&O, VA4 by N&W, SC4 by C&H, GA1 by SCL.

NYC doubled HRL, N&W doubled R&D.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY2, READ got PA1, PENN got PA6, B&O got PA7, C&O got MD1, RF&P got MD2, N&W got VA5, C&H got SC1, SCL got GA8, NYC got C4.

Stock splits: PENN splits 2 for 1, B&O splits 6 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of C&A.

New Private Companies Available: P&FW, GTW, M&C, VC, TP&W, WBSH.

J. Edgar Thompson dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1257. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Pierpont Morgan, Jim Fisk, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Sleeping Dog, Thomas Scott

Development of switch yards facilitates operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Depression.
Best locomotive available: Lion 0-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

4 J. Pierpont Morgan do #3 and #9 always finish 1st and 2 nd. historically they always do.

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) Thomas Durant (11) Bill Bouquett (10)
Rail Mogul J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Durant (11) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Builder J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Bill Bouquett (10) Jim Fisk (1) Sleeping Dog (2)
Rail Magnate Sleeping Dog (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Sleeping Dog (2)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Bill Bouquett (10) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Durant (11)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo .... PENN .... CNJ
11 Thomas Durant B&O C&O .... ....
7 Thomas Scott .... ERIE LS ....
5 Leland Stanford .... GT S&G ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson RF&P N&W COG ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC .... P&LE ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL .... N&S ....
2 Sleeping Dog .... C&H G&C ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
1 Jim Fisk C&A READ B&M ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 73   11630   8257   89   10787   9534   3   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 640   82419   50275   99   100905   65995   5   12   0   484  
NYNH New York & New Haven 110   14808   10810   87   16847   15553   1   0   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 287   23886   15048   97   35158   33782   1   4   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 92   17884   13413   85   16613   15337   2   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 239   36721   22400   99   35617   17136   5   16   0   0  
READ Reading 104   16430   12487   84   15144   14896   1   8   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 365   26629   17842   93   58737   24486   0   27   0   666  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   9732   6910   89   12073   10737   1   2   225   0  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 117   13227   8598   95   16810   15802   2   4   760   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 288   38343   23773   98   50463   30321   5   4   1385   422  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 212   30536   18932   98   43860   13289   6   4   0   108  
SCL Sea Coast Line 633   85722   52290   99   102948   68544   5   12   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)
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: AL]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: A]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: PA1 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O
Unbuilt:: MD1 [Regions: A]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4
Unbuilt:: SC1 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: AD]

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
GT 10   12   14   +4  144   338   27   5   5   7     9    
NYC 41   42   44   +3  365   3163   74   4   4   2     3     5    
NYNH 0   0   11   +11  0   495   55     9  
ERIE 10   13   17   +7  571   1435   0   7   7  
C&A 0   0   11   +11  0   414   46   1   1  
PENN 50   85   60   +70  91   3400   134   9   9   1     3     11    
READ 10   15   21   +11  229   520   0   1   1  
B&O 67   133   33   +131  64   10578   612   11   11   5     7     9    
C&O 10   15   21   +11  198   470   0   11   11  
RF&P 10   12   15   +5  218   527   58   3   3   2     4    
N&W 40   54   68   +28  158   1395   65   3   3   2    
C&H 24   49   74   +50  105   1051   41   2   2  
SCL 68   63   58   -10  519   3115   85   10   10   7    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&H 550   LV 650   W&W 600   W&M 665   P&FW 955   GTW 535   M&C 965  
VC 1465   TP&W 700   WBSH 570  

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