Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought A&T for $6528, Sleeping Dog bought N&C for $1053, Thomas Scott bought FW&C for $2500, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo bought C&C for $11230.

PCs Merged: B&H merges into B&M, A&WP merges into COG, A&C merges into COG, W&W merges into N&W, MC merges into NYC, VC merges into RF&P, BRL merges into G&C.

PCs Incorporated: LV, A&GW, NO&J, GM&O.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought 04/04/2000, ERIE bought Norris 4-2-0, RF&P bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought 04/04/2000, P&LE bought 04/04/2000, G&C bought 04/04/2000, WBSH bought 04/04/2000.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought switch yards, NYC bought steel rails, NYC bought coal burning engines, ERIE bought coal burning engines, C&O bought steel rails, RF&P bought switch yards, RF&P bought steel rails, N&W bought coal burning engines, COG bought coal burning engines, LS bought coal burning engines, G&C bought coal burning engines, WBSH bought coal burning engines.

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

N&W doubled KY1, G&C doubled GA4.

New RoWs acquired: NYNH got PA10, P&LE got PA11, C&O got NC2, G&C got FL4, LS got OH5, B&O got OH7, NYC got MI5, TP&W got IN1, N&W got KY2, SCL got TN12, COG got AL6, B&M got C1, PENN got IN3.

RR Mergers: LS merges into ERIE.

Loan Recalls: Leland Stanford, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Durant.

New railroad Presidents: Thomas Scott of A&GW, J. Pierpont Morgan of GM&O, Bill Bouquett of NO&J.

New Private Companies Available: MS, O&M, MON, L&N, IC, CRIP, CB&Q.

Bill Bouquett earns the Heartland Award for linking the SCL from the Atlantic to the Mississippi region.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3579. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Thomas Durant, Thomas Scott, J. Edgar Thompson, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Sleeping Dog, J. Pierpont Morgan

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Improved.
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) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Durant (11) Bill Bouquett (10)
Rail Mogul J. Edgar Thompson (3) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) Thomas Durant (11) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Builder Bill Bouquett (10) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
Rail Magnate J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Bill Bouquett (10) Thomas Scott (7) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) 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) Thomas Scott (7) Bill Bouquett (10) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 391   52096   34383   91   80128   61442   3   14   0   326  
GT Grand Trunk 329   38960   29220   85   58985   49015   0   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1101   170642   88732   99   203963   143443   9   6   0   123  
NYNH New York & New Haven 398   55822   32935   95   80158   62084   5   5   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1365   159100   93869   95   254595   203849   3   4   360   901  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   74701   58267   82   75377   66538   2   3   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   20581   13172   90   29753   21547   5   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 838   117299   65686   95   147609   104694   4   4   0   411  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 883   100232   63146   91   157944   99308   1   1   102   378  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 474   51688   35148   89   82619   67739   1   5   775   131  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 656   65138   38431   95   116758   85876   3   1   0   391  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1199   148407   78655   98   213989   162693   6   9   625   743  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1046   167701   100621   91   191865   138307   7   16   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   30469   18586   93   49304   38940   3   0   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 547   71884   42413   95   117240   86557   4   4   595   430  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   19477   11297   99   23357   16880   7   4   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 971   142113   73899   99   215737   60881   10   5   0   270  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 116   15040   9926   88   24533   17767   2   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   13364   7885   95   23510   18940   2   2   1010   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   17529   11043   91   20872   13684   6   1   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   14424   9376   89   26969   19531   1   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   22571   14671   89   37757   27343   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 B&H ME1
Unbuilt:: C1 [Regions: A]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 C4 C5 MC MI1
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: ALN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ PA9
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: A]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 NY1 C3 LS GTW OH2
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: ALN]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA1 PA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Lehigh Valley (LV ):   LV
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6 P&FW WV2 OH4
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: AO]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1 VA2 SC5
Unbuilt:: NC2 [Regions: A]
Richmond, Fred. & Potomac (RF&P):   RF&P MD2 VA7 VC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA5 KY1  (Double)
W&W IN4
Unbuilt:: KY2 [Regions: AO]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: ADM]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG A&WP A&C GA2
Unbuilt:: AL6 [Regions: AD]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C C&H  (Double) SC4 SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: FL4 [Regions: AD]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: ]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]

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 23   35   48   +25  252   1832   123   1   1  
GT 42   36   31   -11  602   1517   128     5   7    
NYC 60   54   49   -11  1119   5437   105   4   4   2     3     5    
NYNH 23   28   34   +11  337   1913   77   9   9   4    
ERIE 33   39   42   +9  908   6638   187   7   7  
C&A 35   42   50   +15  599   1900   0   1   1  
LV 0   0   14   +14  0   585   65     1  
PENN 55   51   48   -7  903   6461   68   9   9   1     3     11    
B&O 26   23   21   -5  2514   13733   47   11   11   5     7    
C&O 33   31   30   -3  703   2333   37   11   11  
RF&P 31   28   25   -6  455   3041   239     3   2     4     11    
N&W 53   52   52   -1  1156   5893   122   3   3   2     10    
SCL 62   54   47   -15  1345   5218   47   10   10   7    
S&G 23   28   33   +10  231   1348   62   5   5  
COG 20   29   38   +18  127   2505   230   3   3  
P&LE 19   32   46   +27  203   655   0     4   2     7     10    
G&C 60   49   39   -21  1298   4696   191   2   2   9    
A&GW 0   0   14   +14  0   522   58   7   7  
TP&W 12   15   19   +7  274   700   0   2   2  
WBSH 12   19   26   +14  256   527   43   5   5  
GM&O 0   0   14   +14  0   608   67   4   4  
NO&J 0   0   14   +14  0   824   91   10   10  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
W&M 665   MRLE 690   SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020   O&M 825   MON 920  
C&EI 920   L&N 930   IC 925   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950  

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