Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Hill bought NYNH for $779, George R. Obberbaron bought W&W for $1152, Louis McLane bought LS for $1209, Frederik Conrad bought MRLE for $2346, Frederik Conrad bought P&FW for $2346, Sun-E Storm bought G&C for $485, Stepp bought GTW for $1001.

PCs Merged: B&M merges into GT, READ merges into C&A, C&O merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: CNJ, COG.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought Grand Station, N&W bought Grand Station, C&H bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: WV1 by B&O, SC4 by C&H.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY2, NYC got NY3, PENN got PA5, R&D got VA4, C&H got GA1, B&O got OH1, GT got C2, C&A got PA2, N&W got NC2.

New railroad Presidents: Darkwing of CNJ, Jim Hill of COG.

New Private Companies Available: M&C, VC, A&WP, BRL, WBSH.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1013. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1013. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Lion 0-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Sun-E Storm (2) George R. Obberbaron (8) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6) Jim Hill (9)
Rail Mogul B (4) Sun-E Storm (2) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6) Cheyenne (7)
Rail Builder Henry Farham (10) Darkwing (1) Sun-E Storm (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (4)
Rail Magnate Sun-E Storm (2) B (4) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Cheyenne (7)
Rail Prodigal B (4) Jim Hill (9) Darkwing (1) Sun-E Storm (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Baron B (4) Sun-E Storm (2) Jim Hill (9) Henry Farham (10) George R. Obberbaron (8)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
6 Stepp NYC .... .... GTW
8 George R. Obberbaron N&W .... W&W ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H SCL G&C ....
12 Frederik Conrad .... .... MRLE P&FW
4 B B&O R&D .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... .... ....
9 Jim Hill PENN COG NYNH ....
7 Cheyenne .... C&A .... ....
1 Darkwing CNJ GT .... ....
10 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... HRL ....
11 Louis McLane ERIE .... LS ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 218   33825   28075   77   46852   34898   -2   4   1280   0  
NYC New York Central 349   44142   25603   99   67352   32047   6   14   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 287   29220   19870   89   52566   40074   0   1   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   21184   15676   86   30449   22051   1   0   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 196   40354   27441   92   49762   36708   5   10   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 234   40367   24624   99   50806   22321   8   16   675   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 365   32648   19916   99   79039   33406   2   9   0   615  
R&D Richmond & Danville 76   12687   7739   99   17413   13098   6   9   650   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 536   62610   36313   99   105772   61954   4   5   620   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 397   51762   30022   99   85129   37941   6   2   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 277   44105   26904   99   59519   13184   8   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13034   9254   89   19313   13987   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)
Grand Trunk (GT ):   GT B&M
Unbuilt:: C2 [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A
Unbuilt:: NY3 [Regions: A]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: A]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ
Unbuilt:: PA2 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV
Unbuilt:: PA5 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: A]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D
Unbuilt:: VA4 [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O
Unbuilt:: NC2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4
Unbuilt:: GA1 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]

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 13   16   19   +6  135   1018   72   1   1   10    
NYC 28   36   45   +17  483   1752   0   6   6   10    
ERIE 13   14   16   +3  508   1435   0   11   11  
CNJ 0   0   14   +14  0   603   67   1   1  
C&A 13   17   21   +8  190   928   52   7   7  
PENN 39   41   44   +5  337   1175   0   9   9   1    
B&O 30   40   51   +21  216   1731   102   4   4   12    
R&D 13   18   24   +11  158   342   38   4   4  
N&W 22   25   28   +6  687   2637   47   8   8   3    
C&H 18   19   20   +2  438   1950   41   2   2  
SCL 23   22   22   -1  602   1392   0   2   2  
COG 0   0   14   +14  0   387   43   9   9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&H 550   W&M 665   S&G 785   P&LE 655   M&C 965   VC 1465   A&WP 760  
BRL 925   WBSH 570  

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