Continental Rails II - Game # 12 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II

Game # 12 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Pierpont Morgan bought IC for $8765, Thomas Scott bought C&NW for $40161, J. Edgar Thompson bought MP for $12146.

PCs Merged: MON merges into N&W, O&M merges into WBSH, MRLE merges into PENN.

PCs Incorporated: CRIP, SM, C&EI.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, NYNH bought Mogul 2-6-0, ERIE bought Mogul 2-6-0, LV bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, RF&P bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, COG bought Mogul 2-6-0, P&LE bought Mogul 2-6-0, G&C bought Mogul 2-6-0, TP&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, WBSH bought Mogul 2-6-0, GM&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, NO&J bought Mogul 2-6-0, FW&C bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYNH bought Grand Station, P&LE bought coal burning engines, TP&W bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: OH3 by NYC, PA8 by NYNH, IN5 by ERIE, IN9 by PENN, NC1 by C&O, KY6 by N&W, KY12 by SCL, TN5 by COG, FL5 by G&C, IN2 by TP&W, MS3 by GM&O, MS6 by NO&J.

NYC doubled MI5, ERIE doubled A&GW, N&W doubled W&W, SCL doubled TN10, COG doubled COG.

New RoWs acquired: C&O got VA1, NYC got MI4, B&O got IN1, TP&W got IN6, N&W got IN7, SCL got IL2, G&C got TN4, GM&O got TN13, COG got AL7, NO&J got MS5, ERIE got IN8, PENN got IL3.

RR Mergers: FW&C merges into ERIE.

New railroad Presidents: Cyrus Holliday of C&A, Thomas Scott of P&LE, Bill Bouquett of WBSH, Jim Fisk of SM, Jim Fisk of CRIP.

New Private Companies Available: CNS, CP, SL&A.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5340. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Pierpont Morgan, J. Edgar Thompson, Thomas Scott, Sleeping Dog, Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo

Invention of block signal system improves traffic flow, prevents major collisions.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Great.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system

Tycoon Announcements:

2 Sleeping Dog fancy move, mr. bonnefoy-dumo!

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 Scott (7) Jim Fisk (1)
Rail Builder Bill Bouquett (10) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Sleeping Dog (2) Thomas Scott (7)
Rail Magnate J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Bill Bouquett (10) Thomas Scott (7) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Thomas Scott (7) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Bill Bouquett (10) Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo (9)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 J. Edgar Thompson COG N&W .... MP
2 Sleeping Dog G&C TP&W L&N N&C
7 Thomas Scott P&LE ERIE C&NW ....
9 Virgil Bonnefoy-Dumo NYNH PENN .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan NYC GM&O IC ....
10 Bill Bouquett SCL WBSH .... ....
1 Jim Fisk CRIP SM .... ....
5 Leland Stanford S&G .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant B&O C&O .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday C&A .... .... ....
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   86033   60223   87   139687   100498   2   4   0   66  
GT Grand Trunk 329   45541   33245   87   65604   50170   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1392   289522   150550   99   297610   196903   14   16   0   22  
NYNH New York & New Haven 633   100363   53192   98   152883   105832   9   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1840   320467   173054   97   400927   290335   10   9   404   284  
C&A Camden & Amboy 380   86408   63943   86   80165   68590   6   6   0   0  
LV Lehigh Valley 130   24446   15157   92   32197   14913   10   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1194   199262   103616   99   262025   167797   7   9   0   252  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 985   132462   88749   87   194063   118324   1   1   1010   106  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 729   90623   66155   84   151860   95288   1   5   0   363  
RF&P Richmond, Fred. & Potomac 656   75259   45908   93   127228   71157   4   0   0   62  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1618   258569   142212   96   343992   234042   9   9   505   308  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1437   252183   161397   87   312772   208830   7   4   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   34546   20382   95   53178   31209   5   0   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 794   124969   68732   99   198223   133315   8   9   300   495  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   49101   27496   98   68874   23556   10   14   0   0  
G&C Greenville & Columbia 1340   215322   111968   99   340037   38939   11   9   555   54  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 412   55430   30487   99   101901   64283   6   2   560   342  
WBSH Wabash Line 279   41932   24320   96   69859   35799   7   4   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 325   35512   19531   99   78711   47979   4   4   352   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 463   52072   31243   94   124151   75484   3   4   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   9565   6504   86   14879   8371   7   0   0   0  
C&EI Chicago & Eastern Illinois 184   25484   17074   87   52319   29431   3   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   22718   15675   85   44159   24841   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  (Double)
OH3
Unbuilt:: MI4 [Regions: ALCN]
New York & New Haven (NYNH):   NYNH CNJ PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 NY1 C3 LS  (Double) GTW OH2 OH5 A&GW  (Double)
IN5 FW&C
Unbuilt:: IN8 [Regions: AOLCN]
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 MRLE
IN9
Unbuilt:: IL3 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA7 M&C OH1 PA2 OH7
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O MD1  (Double) VA2 SC5 NC2 NC1
Unbuilt:: VA1 [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  (Double) IN4  (Double) KY2 MON KY6
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: AOC]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3  (Double) TN10  (Double)
A&T TN12 KY12
Unbuilt:: IL2 [Regions: ADM]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) A&WP A&C GA2  (Double) AL6 TN5
Unbuilt:: AL7 [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
FL5
Unbuilt:: TN4 [Regions: ADG]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W C&C IN2
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: C]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH O&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O MS3
Unbuilt:: TN13 [Regions: G]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J MS6
Unbuilt:: MS5 [Regions: G]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Chicago & Eastern Illinois (C&EI):   C&EI
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
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 64   70   76   +12  1221   3115   0      
GT 32   32   32   +0  508   1573   72     5   7    
NYC 54   56   58   +4  723   6944   53   4   4   2     3     5    
NYNH 49   46   43   -6  834   3128   37   9   9   3     4    
ERIE 34   41   47   +13  2197   9138   62   7   7   3    
C&A 75   78   81   +6  525   1900   0   15   15   1    
LV 21   26   32   +11  214   601   49     1   2     3    
PENN 31   39   47   +16  1127   8166   143   9   9   1     3     11    
B&O 19   21   23   +4  2943   14192   98   11   11   5     7    
C&O 34   35   36   +2  1087   3501   144   11   11  
RF&P 28   29   31   +3  779   3145   135     3   2     4     11    
N&W 50   42   34   -16  3697   7963   147   3   3   2     10    
SCL 52   54   56   +4  2225   7140   80   10   10   7     9    
S&G 44   38   33   -11  607   1374   36   5   5   2    
COG 40   48   56   +16  1108   3906   64   3   3  
P&LE 51   61   71   +20  337   1496   69   7   4   1     2     10    
G&C 55   58   61   +6  1272   6630   102   2   2   9    
TP&W 29   42   55   +26  537   2025   35   2   2   9    
WBSH 72   79   86   +14  237   1288   107   10   10   2     7    
GM&O 32   65   98   +66  196   1530   95   4   4  
NO&J 24   35   46   +22  316   2175   140     10  
SM 0   0   17   +17  0   198   22   1   1  
C&EI 0   0   17   +17  0   828   92     11  
CRIP 0   0   17   +17  0   675   75   1   1  

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   CB&Q 950   FEC 1495   CNS 425   CP 770  
SL&A 495  

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