Continental Rails II - Club DE - Game # 14 - Turn # 8

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Game # 14 - 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: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought P&FW for $1013, Sun-E Storm bought NO&J for $1410, Salvator bought MS for $3323, Salvator bought FW&C for $10099, B bought C&EI for $8167, Gyro Gearloose bought IC for $9999.

PCs Merged: A&T merges into S&A, MN merges into PENN, A&C merges into COG.

PCs Incorporated: O&M, C&C.

RoWs built: MI6 by NYC, NY1 by ERIE, PA7 by C&A, PA3 by READ, IN1 by B&O, KY1 by C&O, TN4 by N&W, TN10 by S&A, FL6 by SCL, AL6 by COG, IN4 by M&C.

C&A doubled HRL, N&W doubled VC, SCL doubled NER, COG doubled A&WP, M&C doubled A&GW, MC doubled MC.

New RoWs acquired: W&W got VA1, C&A got VA7, MRLE got OH2, NYC got MI5, B&O got IN2, C&O got IN5, M&C got IN9, N&W got TN5, S&A got TN13, COG got AL7, GM&O got MS3.

Insolvent RRs: GT.

Loan Recalls: Salvator, Gyro Gearloose.

New railroad Presidents: Vanderbilt of B&A, Sun-E Storm of S&A, Cornelius Vanderbilt of SCL, Gyro Gearloose of O&M, Heckenspecht of C&C.

New Private Companies Available: C&NW, CB&Q, CASL, FEC, M&SP.

Darkwing earns the Heartland Award for linking the B&O from the Atlantic to Chicago.

Heckenspecht earns the Heartland Award for linking the S&A from the Atlantic to the Mississippi region.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4321. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, McPenguin, Darkwing, Sun-E Storm

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to 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 B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Gyro Gearloose (12) Darkwing (5) Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Mogul B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) Vanderbilt (9) Heckenspecht (13)
Rail Builder Heckenspecht (13) Darkwing (5) B (10) Vanderbilt (9) Salvator (2)
Rail Magnate Heckenspecht (13) B (10) Salvator (2) Darkwing (5) Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Prodigal B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) McPenguin (8) Darkwing (5) Sun-E Storm (1)
Rail Baron B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) Heckenspecht (13) Vanderbilt (9)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt W&W SCL P&FW MON
10 B GM&O M&C .... C&EI
9 Vanderbilt NYC B&A .... ....
12 Gyro Gearloose N&W O&M .... IC
8 McPenguin .... .... .... ....
5 Darkwing B&O COG .... N&C
13 Heckenspecht C&C .... .... ....
1 Sun-E Storm S&A .... NO&J ....
2 Salvator C&A MRLE FW&C MS
15 Calypso .... .... .... ....
7 Thomas Durant READ .... .... ....
6 Mr. Winterbottom .... .... .... ....
11 Salvatore Petrillo .... .... .... ....
14 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
4 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 329   31586   18319   99   103276   64864   -3   0   0   0  
B&A Boston & Albany 346   36700   23121   94   96341   41309   0   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 956   94863   52174   99   307162   161445   -1   6   920   460  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1064   97029   53366   99   266087   176338   -1   5   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 1137   160023   88014   99   310008   197947   3   15   470   210  
PENN Pennsylvania 1035   135410   81245   97   285902   101617   4   7   0   142  
READ Reading 599   73090   43123   98   159203   85991   2   4   0   320  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 879   90333   51491   97   196301   109401   2   4   350   6  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 647   49776   28871   99   166972   102700   -2   9   0   619  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1456   128078   70443   99   377976   225445   -1   13   640   146  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 253   20458   13503   91   69786   35128   -3   1   800   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1022   109587   64656   95   255510   161050   0   7   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1005   125719   74173   95   266729   129347   2   13   0   491  
COG Central of Georgia 679   65277   35903   99   150190   99859   1   9   0   89  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 269   29627   19258   92   84491   43119   -2   5   675   0  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 434   42994   24936   99   98608   60643   1   4   740   437  
MC Michigan Central 152   17973   12761   86   47913   24863   -3   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   12171   7059   99   44321   23349   -3   1   950   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   14580   10206   87   18999   19001   0   0   0   0  
C&C Cincinnati & Chicago 202   19084   13740   85   23599   23601   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)
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Boston & Albany (B&A ):   B&A B&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) NY3  (Double) PA11 OH3 TP&W OH5 MI6
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: L]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 LS GTW PA8 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A  (Double) NYNH PA1 B&H MD1 HRL  (Double) C3 MD2 PA7
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: AON]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 CNJ PA10 C4 C5 MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ALN]
Reading (READ):   READ  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 PA3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 PA2  (Double) OH1 OH4 IN1
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: AC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O VA4 VA5 KY1
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AO]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) RF&P  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA2 VC  (Double)
SC5 TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W W&M
Unbuilt:: VA1 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA1 S&G GA8 AL3 A&T TN10
Unbuilt:: TN13 [Regions: ADM]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) NER  (Double) GA4 C&H  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG BRL A&WP  (Double) A&C AL6
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: D]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE P&LE
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: OL]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C A&GW  (Double) IN4
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: O]
Michigan Central (MC ):   MC  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: G]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Cincinnati & Chicago (C&C ):   C&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
GT 68   79   90   +22  575   1645   0     9  
B&A 26   30   34   +8  460   1646   84   9   9   11    
NYC 32   30   28   -4  1206   4732   55   9   9  
ERIE 36   30   24   -12  1265   5215   105     13   2    
C&A 58   48   38   -20  1272   5610   75   2   2   1     10    
PENN 35   33   31   -4  1493   5035   145     10  
READ 34   33   32   -2  764   2871   124   7   10  
B&O 48   46   44   -4  738   4302   101   5   5   1     6    
C&O 50   44   39   -11  1183   3162   73     3   12    
N&W 69   47   25   -44  3189   7229   55   12   12  
W&W 27   28   29   +2  301   1265   0   3   3   15    
S&A 27   30   33   +6  1035   4992   118   1   1   10     13    
SCL 72   86   100   +28  1086   5016   22   3   3   8     10    
COG 32   36   40   +8  579   3268   127   5   5   15    
MRLE 18   23   28   +10  436   1345   0   2   2   10    
M&C 44   64   85   +41  294   2108   62   10   10   3     12    
MC 18   22   26   +8  271   760   0     12   5     10    
GM&O 18   21   24   +6  248   608   67   10   10   3    
O&M 0   0   10   +10  0   743   82   12   12  
C&C 0   0   10   +10  0   909   101   13   13  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
G&C 470   WBSH 570   SM 220   L&N 930   C&NW 600   CB&Q 950   CASL 925  
FEC 1495   M&SP 1630  

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