Continental Rails II - Club DE - Game # 14 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II - Club DE

Game # 14 - 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: McPenguin bought G&C for $1001, McPenguin bought SM for $481, Darkwing bought L&N for $4445, Heckenspecht bought C&NW for $10101, Heckenspecht bought CB&Q for $4999, Vanderbilt bought CASL for $1001, B bought M&SP for $21347.

PCs Merged: C&EI merges into M&C, P&FW merges into M&C, N&C merges into COG.

PCs Incorporated: MS.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought steel rails, C&A bought steel rails, PENN bought steel rails, READ bought steel rails, B&O bought steel rails, C&O bought steel rails, N&W bought steel rails, W&W bought steel rails, S&A bought steel rails, COG bought steel rails, M&C bought steel rails, GM&O bought steel rails, O&M bought steel rails, C&C bought steel rails.

RoWs built: VA7 by C&A, IN2 by B&O, IN5 by C&O, TN5 by N&W, VA1 by W&W, TN13 by S&A, AL7 by COG, OH2 by MRLE, IN9 by M&C, MS3 by GM&O.

C&A doubled NYNH, B&O doubled IN1, N&W doubled VA2.

New RoWs acquired: B&A got ME1, C&A got PA4, W&W got VA3, COG got GA2, C&C got OH7, MRLE got MI1, B&O got IN6, O&M got IL2, N&W got KY7, M&C got KY13, GM&O got TN12.

RR Mergers: B&A merges into NYC, W&W merges into SCL, MRLE merges into C&A.

Insolvent RRs: MC.

Bankrupt RRs: GT.

Loan Recalls: Sun-E Storm, Salvator, Vanderbilt, B, Gyro Gearloose.

New railroad Presidents: Vanderbilt of GT, Heckenspecht of ERIE, B of READ, Cornelius Vanderbilt of C&O, Salvator of MS.

New Private Companies Available: CRIP, M&LR, V&T, L&A, WP.

McPenguin dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4211. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Darkwing, Salvator

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Mild Depression.
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 B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Gyro Gearloose (12) Darkwing (5) Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Mogul B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Darkwing (5) Vanderbilt (9) Gyro Gearloose (12)
Rail Builder Heckenspecht (13) Darkwing (5) B (10) Vanderbilt (9) Salvator (2)
Rail Magnate Salvator (2) Darkwing (5) B (10) Heckenspecht (13) Vanderbilt (9)
Rail Prodigal B (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) McPenguin (8) Darkwing (5) Salvator (2)
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 C&O SCL .... MON
10 B READ M&C M&SP ....
5 Darkwing B&O COG L&N ....
12 Gyro Gearloose N&W O&M .... IC
2 Salvator C&A MS FW&C ....
8 McPenguin .... .... G&C SM
15 Calypso .... .... .... ....
1 Sun-E Storm S&A .... NO&J ....
13 Heckenspecht C&C ERIE C&NW CB&Q
7 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
9 Vanderbilt NYC GT .... CASL
6 Mr. Winterbottom .... .... .... ....
11 Salvatore Petrillo .... .... .... ....
4 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
14 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 329   33702   19547   99   105520   66239   -2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1302   146507   80579   99   435793   222544   0   0   920   299  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1064   104818   54506   99   274003   161593   1   1   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 1635   241701   130519   97   443065   278477   5   8   0   1016  
PENN Pennsylvania 1035   143519   80371   98   294886   80332   6   2   0   106  
READ Reading 599   77953   42874   99   162917   79441   4   0   0   240  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 949   112005   58242   99   214226   123582   4   4   0   249  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 772   69516   38234   99   188532   113488   0   0   0   433  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1584   147585   76746   99   407716   249537   1   5   180   550  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1110   124140   67036   97   272444   149436   3   1   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1418   173658   92040   98   387247   197286   4   4   380   968  
COG Central of Georgia 890   96704   50287   99   186105   131419   3   1   0   62  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 957   100688   55378   99   173821   128520   3   4   800   765  
MC Michigan Central 152   19411   13199   89   49515   25383   -1   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 325   26173   14395   99   72769   49351   0   13   440   665  
MS Michigan Southern 204   17646   11646   88   26792   24733   0   0   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   15673   9561   93   20329   19816   2   2   0   0  
C&C Cincinnati & Chicago 202   20612   15253   80   23599   23601   0   2   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]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) NY3  (Double) PA11 OH3 TP&W OH5 MI6 B&A B&M
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 LS GTW PA8 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A  (Double) NYNH  (Double) PA1 B&H MD1 HRL  (Double) C3 MD2
PA7 VA7 MRLE P&LE OH2
Unbuilt:: PA4 [Regions: AOLN]
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  (Double) IN2
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: AC]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O VA4 VA5 KY1 IN5
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) R&D  (Double) RF&P  (Double) N&S  (Double) VA2  (Double) VC  (Double)
SC5 TN2 TN4 TN5
Unbuilt:: KY7 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA1 S&G GA8 AL3 A&T TN10 TN13
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ADM]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) NER  (Double) GA4 C&H  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 W&W
W&M VA1
Unbuilt:: VA3 [Regions: AG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG BRL A&WP  (Double) A&C AL6 N&C AL7
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: DG]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C A&GW  (Double) IN4 C&EI P&FW IN9
Unbuilt:: KY13 [Regions: OC]
Michigan Central (MC ):   MC  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O MS3
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: G]
Michigan Southern (MS ):   MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M
Unbuilt:: IL2 [Regions: O]
Cincinnati & Chicago (C&C ):   C&C
Unbuilt:: OH7 [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 90   56   22   -68  512   1645   0   9   9  
NYC 28   23   19   -9  1493   6517   0   9   9  
ERIE 24   22   20   -4  1327   5215   105   13   13   2    
C&A 38   35   33   -5  1393   8061   114   2   2   10    
PENN 31   29   28   -3  1573   5035   145     10  
READ 32   29   26   -6  825   2871   124   10   10   7    
B&O 44   36   29   -15  1520   4718   35   5   5   1     6    
C&O 39   38   37   -2  1118   3725   135   3   3   12    
N&W 25   23   22   -3  2340   7860   64   12   12  
S&A 33   29   26   -7  1172   5388   162   1   1   10     13    
SCL 100   91   68   -32  936   7001   102   3   3   8    
COG 40   46   53   +13  781   4345   105   5   5   15    
M&C 85   67   50   -35  827   4524   261   10   10   3     12    
MC 26   21   16   -10  175   760   0     12   5     10    
GM&O 24   27   30   +6  159   1530   95     10   3    
MS 0   0   11   +11  0   918   102   2   2  
O&M 10   13   17   +7  335   825   0   12   12  
C&C 10   13   17   +7  414   1010   0   13   13  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
WBSH 570   CRIP 750   FEC 1495   M&LR 660   V&T 865   L&A 450   WP 710  

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