Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought P&FW for $15200, Thomas Scott bought GTW for $3000, Thomas Durant bought M&C for $5000, Thomas Durant bought VC for $4750, Sleeping Dog bought TP&W for $11153, Leland Stanford bought WBSH for $23787.

PCs Merged: N&S merges into N&W, CNJ merges into NYNH.

PCs Incorporated: COG, G&C, LS, P&LE, S&G, B&M.

New Technologies Acquired: NYNH bought , ERIE bought , PENN bought , B&O bought , N&W bought , SCL bought , SCL bought .

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

N&W doubled VA4.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY1, READ got PA3, C&O got VA2, RF&P got VA7, C&H got GA4, PENN got WV2, B&O got OH1, N&W got KY1, SCL got AL3, GT got C2, NYC got C5.

RR Mergers: READ merges into C&A.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of B&M, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo of NYNH, Leland Stanford of S&G, J. Edgar Thompson of COG, Thomas Scott of LS, Sleeping Dog of G&C.

New Private Companies Available: MRLE, A&WP, BRL, A&GW, MC, A&C, GM&O, NO&J, MN.

Leland Stanford dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3250. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Fisk, J. Pierpont Morgan, Thomas Scott, J. Edgar Thompson, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Sleeping Dog

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Mild Depression.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 145   16681   11009   91   20942   19333   2   0   0   0  
GT Grand Trunk 73   11751   8931   84   10787   9534   2   9   0   0  
NYC New York Central 780   104444   63711   99   125790   87490   5   6   0   315  
NYNH New York & New Haven 244   32949   20757   94   39741   33741   4   2   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 490   43470   26082   97   68312   63669   1   4   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 291   50478   38363   84   51677   48068   1   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 349   49906   28945   99   54882   31961   3   4   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 515   44850   30049   90   80210   43184   0   1   400   500  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 139   18545   13538   87   20612   18495   1   7   0   146  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 269   25424   15762   98   40977   37706   1   8   470   532  
N&W Norfolk & Western 808   75487   45292   97   124425   97371   2   9   730   1175  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 354   47941   30682   96   69483   26412   5   4   695   76  
SCL Sea Coast Line 790   105228   57876   99   132659   94753   6   12   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 157   16069   11891   83   21761   20089   -1   0   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 86   11317   7809   88   12986   11989   2   0   0   0  
LS Lake Shore 182   18115   12862   86   25037   23113   0   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   16194   11498   86   19070   17605   1   0   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94   8405   5631   90   12518   11557   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
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT
Unbuilt:: C2 [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 C4
Unbuilt:: C5 [Regions: ALN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: AL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA1
Unbuilt:: PA3 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: WV2 [Regions: AO]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1
Unbuilt:: VA2 [Regions: A]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P MD2
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S VA5
Unbuilt:: KY1 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4 SC1
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1 GA8
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&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 0   0   11   +11  0   653   72   1   1  
GT 14   21   29   +15  116   365   0   5   5   7     9    
NYC 44   57   71   +27  551   3867   70   4   4   2     3     5    
NYNH 11   14   18   +7  234   1111   109   9   9  
ERIE 17   23   29   +12  476   2349   101   7   7  
C&A 11   14   23   +12  181   1408   47   1   1   2    
PENN 60   48   37   -23  330   4029   55   9   9   1     3     11    
B&O 33   40   47   +14  1632   11865   75   11   11   5     7     9    
C&O 21   29   38   +17  170   673   22   11   11  
RF&P 15   23   31   +16  179   1269   76     3   2     4    
N&W 68   61   55   -13  624   3736   324   3   3   2    
C&H 74   76   79   +5  310   1690   112   2   2   9    
SCL 58   72   87   +29  796   3907   78   10   10   7    
S&G 0   0   11   +11  0   707   78   5   5  
COG 0   0   11   +11  0   387   43   3   3  
LS 0   0   11   +11  0   819   91   7   7  
P&LE 0   0   11   +11  0   590   65     4  
G&C 0   0   11   +11  0   423   47   2   2  

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   MRLE 690   A&WP 760   BRL 925  
A&GW 580   MC 760   A&C 685   GM&O 675   NO&J 915   MN 510  

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