Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Darkwing bought S&G for $999, Stepp bought P&LE for $2551, B bought M&C for $4103, Jim Hill bought A&WP for $3847, George R. Obberbaron bought BRL for $3552, B bought WBSH for $4602.

PCs Merged: G&C merges into C&H, NYNH merges into ERIE, HRL merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: GTW, MRLE, LS.

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

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA6, CNJ got PA9, C&A got MD1, R&D got VA5, N&W got SC5, SCL got GA4, COG got GA8, B&O got OH4, GT got C3, ERIE got C4.

New railroad Presidents: Frederik Conrad of B&O, Louis McLane of LS, Frederik Conrad of MRLE, Stepp of GTW.

New Private Companies Available: A&GW, TP&W, A&C, A&T, NO&J, MN.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: George R. Obberbaron, Jim Hill, Stepp, Darkwing

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
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) Stepp (6) George R. Obberbaron (8) Frederik Conrad (12) Darkwing (1)
Rail Mogul B (4) Sun-E Storm (2) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Cheyenne (7)
Rail Builder Darkwing (1) Sun-E Storm (2) Stepp (6) Henry Farham (10) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Magnate Sun-E Storm (2) Darkwing (1) B (4) Stepp (6) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Prodigal B (4) Jim Hill (9) George R. Obberbaron (8) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6)
Rail Baron Sun-E Storm (2) B (4) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1) Louis McLane (11)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
4 B .... R&D WBSH M&C
6 Stepp NYC GTW P&LE ....
2 Sun-E Storm C&H SCL .... ....
1 Darkwing CNJ GT S&G ....
10 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad B&O MRLE .... P&FW
9 Jim Hill PENN COG .... A&WP
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron N&W .... W&W BRL
7 Cheyenne .... C&A .... ....
11 Louis McLane ERIE LS .... ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
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 474   63471   39986   97   118285   80705   3   1   0   640  
NYC New York Central 640   91883   53292   99   146900   84101   6   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 600   72638   42130   99   141772   97233   3   2   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   22335   14294   96   34013   23579   5   1   770   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 291   62036   41563   93   82044   57741   6   4   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 369   58385   38534   94   86295   45982   5   9   0   337  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 445   42283   25793   99   102263   48282   2   16   685   307  
R&D Richmond & Danville 206   26732   16574   98   50899   35297   3   9   1385   325  
N&W Norfolk & Western 691   80642   46772   99   144608   76953   4   2   375   341  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 662   88730   51464   99   148675   79490   6   2   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 277   46405   28307   99   61846   8181   9   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13980   9087   95   20517   14503   4   1   785   0  
LS Lake Shore 182   22005   15624   89   41729   27821   0   0   0   0  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   17011   12588   86   31784   21191   0   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   13676   9300   92   24764   16511   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 C2
Unbuilt:: C3 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL NY3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NYNH NY2
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: AL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: A]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA2
Unbuilt:: MD1 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: A]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O NC2
Unbuilt:: SC5 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 G&C GA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]

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 19   25   31   +12  357   2242   128   1   1   10    
NYC 45   54   63   +18  377   3062   145   6   6   5     10    
ERIE 16   20   25   +9  559   2844   156   11   11  
CNJ 14   17   20   +6  248   670   0   1   1   2    
C&A 21   25   30   +9  327   1408   47   7   7   2    
PENN 44   51   58   +14  279   1783   67   9   9   1    
B&O 51   63   76   +25  496   2193   40   12   12   3     4    
R&D 24   39   54   +30  114   965   65   4   4  
N&W 28   29   31   +3  707   3382   77   8   8   3    
C&H 20   23   26   +6  716   3184   132   2   2  
SCL 22   27   32   +10  539   1392   0   2   2   5    
COG 14   25   37   +23  193   430   0   9   9  
LS 0   0   15   +15  0   819   91   11   11  
MRLE 0   0   15   +15  0   621   69   12   12  
GTW 0   0   15   +15  0   482   53   6   6  

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   VC 1465   A&GW 580   TP&W 700   A&C 685   A&T 715  
NO&J 915   MN 510  

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