Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 6

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 6

Headline News 1851 to 1852

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1851: California admitted into Union as newest state.
1852: Average life expectancy now almost 42 years.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought B&H for $857, Jim Fisk bought LV for $4902, Bill Bouquett bought W&W for $650, J. Edgar Thompson bought A&WP for $12377, Sleeping Dog bought BRL for $10053, Thomas Scott bought A&GW for $5000, J. Pierpont Morgan bought MC for $12345, J. Edgar Thompson bought A&C for $6129, J. Pierpont Morgan bought GM&O for $5678, Bill Bouquett bought NO&J for $40025.

PCs Merged: GTW merges into LS, M&C merges into B&O, P&FW merges into PENN.

PCs Incorporated: WBSH, TP&W.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, NYNH bought Norris 4-2-0, PENN bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought Norris 4-2-0, S&G bought Norris 4-2-0, COG bought Norris 4-2-0, P&LE bought Norris 4-2-0, G&C bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought Grand Station, NYNH bought steel rails, ERIE bought steel rails, PENN bought Grand Station, PENN bought steel rails, B&O bought steel rails, N&W bought Grand Station, N&W bought steel rails, C&H bought Grand Station, SCL bought steel rails, S&G bought steel rails, COG bought steel rails, LS bought steel rails, G&C bought steel rails.

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

PENN doubled PA5, N&W doubled N&S, C&H doubled SC1, SCL doubled GA8.

New RoWs acquired: B&M got ME1, B&O got PA2, NYNH got PA9, C&O got SC5, COG got GA2, S&G got GA6, C&H got FL4, LS got OH2, PENN got OH4, NYC got MI1, N&W got IN4, G&C got TN2, SCL got TN10, ERIE got C3.

RR Mergers: C&H merges into G&C.

Loan Recalls: J. Pierpont Morgan, Leland Stanford, Bill Bouquett.

New railroad Presidents: J. Pierpont Morgan of P&LE, Sleeping Dog of TP&W, Leland Stanford of WBSH.

New Private Companies Available: A&T, N&C, SM, FW&C, C&C, C&EI.

Thomas Scott dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3023. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Thomas Durant, Jim Fisk, J. Edgar Thompson, Leland Stanford, Sleeping Dog, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, J. Pierpont Morgan

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Mild Depression to Normal.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
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 Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) J. Edgar Thompson (3) 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. 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) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Scott (7) Thomas Durant (11)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 Thomas Scott LS ERIE A&GW ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson COG N&W A&WP A&C
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo NYNH PENN .... ....
11 Thomas Durant B&O C&O .... VC
2 Sleeping Dog G&C TP&W BRL ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC P&LE MC GM&O
10 Bill Bouquett SCL .... NO&J W&W
5 Leland Stanford S&G WBSH .... ....
1 Jim Fisk C&A B&M LV B&H
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
6 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 145   18171   11629   93   22334   20116   3   11   544   0  
GT Grand Trunk 329   35556   28800   79   54958   47163   -3   15   0   0  
NYC New York Central 891   126339   73276   99   151084   107306   6   6   0   205  
NYNH New York & New Haven 244   35016   19259   99   42864   35498   6   8   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 700   65956   38914   95   109108   97243   2   4   964   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   67562   52698   82   72276   65079   0   11   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 701   89754   46671   99   115873   82920   4   9   685   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 788   72629   44303   93   125692   77990   0   3   0   630  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 399   38881   27605   89   65465   56003   -1   5   150   88  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 363   37424   24325   95   58162   51206   1   0   0   651  
N&W Norfolk & Western 954   103067   53595   99   156576   122966   4   9   0   1238  
SCL Sea Coast Line 952   133257   74623   95   162284   118528   6   10   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 157   17290   10374   94   24775   21785   3   5   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 86   12032   6618   99   14747   12980   7   4   860   0  
LS Lake Shore 289   32030   19859   92   46250   40008   2   1   675   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   17529   12095   88   20328   15455   3   2   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 587   82231   43582   98   128726   37366   8   5   0   540  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   11700   7839   87   20654   17596   0   0   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   15176   9864   89   19709   16791   3   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:: ME1 [Regions: A]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 C4 C5
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: ALN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: A]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 NY1
Unbuilt:: C3 [Regions: AL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA1 PA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6 P&FW WV2
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: AO]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1
Unbuilt:: PA2 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1 VA2
Unbuilt:: SC5 [Regions: A]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P MD2 VA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA5 KY1
Unbuilt:: IN4 [Regions: AO]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G
Unbuilt:: GA6 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS GTW
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C C&H  (Double) SC4 SC1  (Double) GA4
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: A]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]

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 11   17   23   +12  312   725   0   1   1  
GT 29   35   42   +13  81   1517   128     5   7     9    
NYC 71   65   60   -11  458   4437   55   4   4   2     3     5    
NYNH 18   20   23   +5  403   1220   0   9   9   4    
ERIE 29   31   33   +4  619   3395   105   7   7  
C&A 23   29   35   +12  468   1809   91   1   1   2    
PENN 37   46   55   +18  533   5669   175   9   9   1     3     11    
B&O 47   36   26   -21  2401   13169   136   11   11   5     7     9    
C&O 38   35   33   -5  191   1865   130   11   11  
RF&P 31   31   31   +0  377   1692   123     3   2     4    
N&W 55   54   53   -2  931   4717   73   3   3   2     10    
SCL 87   74   62   -25  776   4714   81   10   10   7    
S&G 11   17   23   +12  334   785   0   5   5  
COG 11   15   20   +9  181   387   43   3   3  
LS 11   16   22   +11  379   1392   53   7   7  
P&LE 11   15   19   +8  282   606   49   4   4  
G&C 11   17   60   +49  206   2898   69   2   2   9    
TP&W 0   0   12   +12  0   630   70   2   2  
WBSH 0   0   12   +12  0   513   57   5   5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
W&M 665   MRLE 690   A&T 715   N&C 755   SM 220   MN 510   FW&C 570  
C&C 1010   C&EI 920  

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