Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 6

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Game # 16 - Turn # 6

Headline News 1851 to 1852

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1851: California admitted into Union as newest state.
1852: Average life expectancy now almost 42 years.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought W&M for $5003, Jim Hill bought VC for $3837, Cheyenne bought A&GW for $4492, Louis McLane bought TP&W for $7112, Louis McLane bought A&T for $6432, Darkwing bought NO&J for $10077.

PCs Merged: W&W merges into N&W, P&LE merges into GTW, P&FW merges into B&O, M&C merges into B&O.

PCs Incorporated: A&WP, WBSH.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Norris 4-2-0, NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, ERIE bought Norris 4-2-0, C&A bought Norris 4-2-0, PENN bought Norris 4-2-0, R&D bought Norris 4-2-0, C&H bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0, COG bought Norris 4-2-0, GTW bought Norris 4-2-0.

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

R&D doubled R&D.

New RoWs acquired: GT got NY1, CNJ got PA10, NYC got PA11, C&A got MD2, COG got GA2, PENN got WV2, LS got OH3, GTW got OH5, B&O got IN1, R&D got KY1, N&W got TN2, ERIE got C5.

RR Mergers: MRLE merges into B&O.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Matthias W. Baldwin, Stepp, Henry Farham.

Stock splits: COG splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of GT, Cheyenne of ERIE, Darkwing of PENN, Jim Hill of A&WP, B of WBSH.

New Private Companies Available: MC, GM&O, N&C, MON, C&C.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3030. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Jim Hill, Darkwing, Cheyenne

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
4 B WBSH R&D .... ....
12 Frederik Conrad B&O .... .... ....
9 Jim Hill A&WP COG VC ....
1 Darkwing CNJ PENN S&G NO&J
2 Sun-E Storm C&H SCL .... ....
11 Louis McLane .... LS TP&W A&T
10 Henry Farham GT .... .... W&M
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... .... ....
6 Stepp NYC GTW .... ....
7 Cheyenne ERIE C&A A&GW ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron N&W .... .... BRL
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 715   96720   61901   96   192763   125283   3   16   0   320  
NYC New York Central 640   95711   55513   99   152430   86251   6   0   910   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 740   104702   60727   99   193811   127194   5   10   0   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 288   41297   26843   95   79998   51418   3   1   800   385  
C&A Camden & Amboy 336   77100   51657   93   101700   69227   7   8   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 479   80435   50674   97   124592   68265   6   16   0   152  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1104   139028   90369   95   267680   149688   3   9   0   496  
R&D Richmond & Danville 483   53661   33270   98   125894   80864   2   9   730   855  
N&W Norfolk & Western 886   107992   66954   95   199565   109331   4   1   995   322  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 662   95145   55184   99   154395   66006   7   5   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 416   69478   42381   99   98583   23863   9   3   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 243   36604   22329   99   69458   44250   4   16   860   314  
LS Lake Shore 182   24614   15999   95   46315   29605   3   10   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 238   36423   25131   91   62190   38991   3   0   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 152   19118   13383   90   38408   23542   1   0   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   18467   13112   89   31681   19419   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 C3
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL NY3
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NYNH NY2 C4
Unbuilt:: C5 [Regions: ALN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ PA9
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: A]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA2 MD1
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: WV2 [Regions: AO]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1 P&FW M&C OH4 MRLE
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: AOL]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5
Unbuilt:: KY1 [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O NC2 W&W SC5
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 G&C GA1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&A GA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA8
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: OH3 [Regions: L]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW P&LE
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: OL]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]

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 31   33   35   +4  623   3455   120   10   1  
NYC 63   51   40   -23  784   3207   0   6   6   5     10    
ERIE 25   29   34   +9  938   3630   70   7   11  
CNJ 20   22   25   +5  185   1363   77   1   1   2    
C&A 30   35   41   +11  441   1658   22   7   7   4    
PENN 58   52   47   -11  448   2345   55   1   9  
B&O 76   81   77   +1  510   5269   259   12   12   4    
R&D 54   57   60   +6  631   2277   138   4   4  
N&W 31   25   20   -11  1014   4337   97   8   8   3    
C&H 26   28   30   +4  1066   3217   99   2   2   10    
SCL 32   42   53   +21  481   2018   69   2   2   5    
COG 37   74   37   +74  109   3411   234   9   9  
LS 15   17   20   +5  282   910   0   11   11   6    
GTW 15   17   20   +5  260   1125   65   6   6  
A&WP 0   0   16   +16  0   684   76   9   9  
WBSH 0   0   16   +16  0   513   57   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&H 550   MC 760   A&C 685   GM&O 675   N&C 755   MN 510   MON 920  
C&C 1010  

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