Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Bill Bouquett bought MRLE for $711, Jim Fisk bought SM for $5290, Bill Bouquett bought O&M for $3251, J. Edgar Thompson bought MON for $8766, Thomas Durant bought C&EI for $4351, Sleeping Dog bought L&N for $7053, Jim Fisk bought CRIP for $21370.

PCs Merged: A&T merges into SCL, C&C merges into TP&W.

PCs Incorporated: FW&C.

New Engines Acquired: NYNH bought 04/04/2000, ERIE bought 04/04/2000, PENN bought 04/04/2000, C&O bought 04/04/2000, RF&P bought 04/04/2000, S&G bought 04/04/2000, COG bought 04/04/2000.

New Technologies Acquired: NYNH bought coal burning engines, ERIE bought Grand Station, PENN bought coal burning engines, S&G bought coal burning engines, P&LE bought steel rails.

RoWs built: C1 by B&M, MI5 by NYC, PA10 by NYNH, OH5 by ERIE, IN3 by PENN, OH7 by B&O, NC2 by C&O, KY2 by N&W, TN12 by SCL, AL6 by COG, PA11 by P&LE, FL4 by G&C.

NYC doubled B&A, ERIE doubled LS, PENN doubled PA6, C&O doubled MD1, N&W doubled IN4, SCL doubled AL3, COG doubled GA2.

New RoWs acquired: NYNH got PA8, C&O got NC1, G&C got FL5, NYC got OH3, TP&W got IN2, A&GW got IN5, PENN got IN9, N&W got KY6, SCL got KY12, COG got TN5, GM&O got MS3, NO&J got MS6.

RR Mergers: A&GW merges into ERIE.

New railroad Presidents: Thomas Scott of FW&C.

New Private Companies Available: C&NW, FEC, MP.

Thomas Scott dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4002. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jim Fisk, J. Edgar Thompson, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo, Thomas Durant, Sleeping Dog

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Great.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
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) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Durant (11) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Builder Bill Bouquett (10) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) 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) Thomas Scott (7) Leland Stanford (5) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Thomas Scott (7) Bill Bouquett (10) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 Thomas Scott FW&C ERIE .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson COG N&W MON ....
2 Sleeping Dog G&C TP&W L&N N&C
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC GM&O .... ....
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo NYNH PENN .... ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL NO&J O&M MRLE
1 Jim Fisk C&A B&M CRIP SM
5 Leland Stanford S&G WBSH .... ....
11 Thomas Durant B&O C&O C&EI ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
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 623   78190   51606   91   139687   100498   2   18   0   147  
GT Grand Trunk 329   41656   30825   86   62439   50339   0   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1285   238021   123771   99   255720   175748   12   9   0   55  
NYNH New York & New Haven 558   79763   43870   99   125955   91555   6   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1601   221169   119431   97   318558   244691   7   5   0   631  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   79598   54922   91   80165   68590   6   7   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   22320   14508   89   30754   17727   6   5   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 908   136590   71027   99   175327   120660   6   6   444   185  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 985   120993   77435   90   190419   117043   1   2   0   264  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 629   71711   49481   88   124741   90032   1   5   500   408  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 656   68834   40611   95   120432   74491   4   1   0   176  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1324   172359   93075   97   247731   183191   6   9   0   684  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1277   208819   127380   90   254123   177834   7   5   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   31371   19763   91   50883   30917   3   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 666   97119   53415   99   154512   109766   7   4   640   461  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   45348   24941   99   66095   43280   7   0   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 1136   165367   85991   99   266397   31509   10   5   0   135  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 342   37595   22181   95   73120   51160   3   1   350   505  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   17860   10537   95   21989   12791   8   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   16158   8887   99   29993   20827   4   4   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   23325   14695   91   39038   27892   3   9   0   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 114   18180   12544   85   28859   19241   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 B&H ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 C4 C5 MC MI1 MI5
Unbuilt:: OH3 [Regions: ALCN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ PA9 PA10
Unbuilt:: PA8 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 NY1 C3 LS  (Double) GTW OH2 OH5 A&GW
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AOLN]
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  (Double) P&FW WV2 OH4 IN3
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: AO]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2 OH7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1  (Double) VA2 SC5 NC2
Unbuilt:: NC1 [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  (Double) KY2
Unbuilt:: KY6 [Regions: AO]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3  (Double) TN10 A&T
TN12
Unbuilt:: KY12 [Regions: ADM]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG A&WP A&C GA2  (Double) AL6
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: AD]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE PA11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ):   G&C C&H  (Double) SC4 SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) BRL TN2 FL4
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: AD]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W C&C
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: C]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: G]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: G]
Ft. Wayne & Chicago (FW&C):   FW&C
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 48   56   64   +16  788   2999   116   1   1  
GT 31   31   32   +1  491   1549   96     5   7    
NYC 49   51   54   +5  1110   6370   92   4   4   2     3     5    
NYNH 34   41   49   +15  541   2710   80   9   9   3     4    
ERIE 42   38   34   -8  2400   7945   60   7   7  
C&A 50   62   75   +25  826   1900   0   1   1   15    
LV 14   17   21   +7  271   601   49     1   2    
PENN 48   39   31   -17  2099   6844   35   9   9   1     3     11    
B&O 21   20   19   -2  3544   14192   98   11   11   5     7    
C&O 30   32   34   +4  840   3041   104   11   11  
RF&P 25   26   28   +3  832   3100   180     3   2     4     11    
N&W 52   51   50   -2  1431   6578   62   3   3   2     10    
SCL 47   49   52   +5  1623   6305   115   10   10   7    
S&G 33   38   44   +11  447   1363   47   5   5   2    
COG 38   39   40   +2  730   3041   289   3   3  
P&LE 46   48   51   +5  248   1474   91     4   2     7     10    
G&C 39   47   55   +16  1279   5630   82   2   2   9    
TP&W 19   24   29   +10  201   1609   101   2   2   9    
WBSH 26   49   72   +46  171   537   33   5   5   1     2     7     9     10    
GM&O 14   23   32   +18  295   642   33   4   4  
NO&J 14   19   24   +10  364   915   0   10   10  
FW&C 0   0   15   +15  0   513   57   7   7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
W&M 665   MN 510   MS 1020   IC 925   C&NW 600   CB&Q 950   FEC 1495  
MP 1415  

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