Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought B&H for $611, Cheyenne bought MC for $13054, Sun-E Storm bought A&C for $2788, B bought GM&O for $12366, Frederik Conrad bought N&C for $778, Jim Hill bought MN for $1234, Stepp bought C&C for $7674.

PCs Merged: W&M merges into C&H, BRL merges into N&W, VC merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: A&T, A&GW, NO&J.

New Engines Acquired: CNJ bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&A bought Grand Station, R&D bought Grand Station, SCL bought Grand Station, COG bought Grand Station.

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

NYC doubled HRL, B&O doubled MRLE, R&D doubled VA4, COG doubled COG, A&WP doubled A&WP.

New RoWs acquired: C&A got PA7, GT got PA8, R&D got VA7, SCL got FL4, PENN got WV3, GTW got OH6, B&O got IN2, WBSH got IN10, N&W got TN4, COG got AL3, A&WP got AL6, ERIE got MI1.

RR Mergers: ERIE merges into C&A, CNJ merges into PENN, SCL merges into C&H.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, B, Frederik Conrad.

New railroad Presidents: Louis McLane of C&A, Cheyenne of A&GW, Darkwing of NO&J.

New Private Companies Available: SM, O&M, FW&C, C&EI, IC, C&NW, CRIP.

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

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3290. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Sun-E Storm, Darkwing, B, Cornelius Vanderbilt, George R. Obberbaron

Development of switch yards facilitates operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Mild Depression.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Sun-E Storm (2) Jim Hill (9) B (4) Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6)
Rail Mogul B (4) Sun-E Storm (2) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6) Jim Hill (9)
Rail Builder Frederik Conrad (12) Stepp (6) Darkwing (1) Jim Hill (9) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Magnate Frederik Conrad (12) Darkwing (1) Sun-E Storm (2) Stepp (6) Louis McLane (11)
Rail Prodigal B (4) Jim Hill (9) George R. Obberbaron (8) Darkwing (1) Stepp (6)
Rail Baron B (4) Frederik Conrad (12) Sun-E Storm (2) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (6)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Jim Hill A&WP COG .... MN
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... A&C ....
10 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....
11 Louis McLane C&A .... TP&W ....
8 George R. Obberbaron N&W .... .... ....
6 Stepp NYC GTW C&C ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... B&H ....
1 Darkwing NO&J PENN S&G ....
7 Cheyenne A&GW .... .... MC
4 B WBSH R&D GM&O ....
12 Frederik Conrad B&O .... .... N&C
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 925   88137   53764   99   226826   157060   -1   0   0   256  
NYC New York Central 822   95738   55528   99   182077   114364   2   17   0   728  
C&A Camden & Amboy 1339   163423   99690   96   339921   238051   0   6   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1088   123572   79088   96   252560   165739   0   4   605   1070  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1306   139555   87920   97   301215   179913   0   7   350   397  
R&D Richmond & Danville 629   53416   30981   99   148591   102403   -1   9   470   1109  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1563   134137   77800   99   291710   196026   0   9   0   922  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1211   132233   76695   99   276296   86283   4   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 415   49504   28712   99   94809   69166   0   1   162   939  
LS Lake Shore 289   28254   18365   95   63338   45902   -1   5   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 358   37342   23900   96   80745   56596   -1   12   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 152   17874   10903   99   40962   25244   0   1   595   0  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 116   11972   8740   87   14099   14101   0   0   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   13964   8658   98   33733   20787   -1   4   610   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   12385   9536   83   16299   16301   -2   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   17676   13787   82   21699   21701   -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 NY1
Unbuilt:: PA8 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA2 MD1 MD2 ERIE NYNH NY2 C4 C5
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: ALN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5 PA6 WV2 CNJ PA9 PA10
Unbuilt:: WV3 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1 P&FW M&C OH4 MRLE  (Double) IN1
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: AOLC]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) VA5 KY1
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: O]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O NC2 W&W SC5 BRL VC TN2
Unbuilt:: TN4 [Regions: AD]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 G&C GA1 W&M SCL S&A GA4
Unbuilt:: FL4 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA8 GA2
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS OH3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW P&LE OH5
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: OL]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP  (Double)
Unbuilt:: AL6 [Regions: D]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: O]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ):   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]

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 35   26   18   -17  1480   4520   105     1  
NYC 40   40   40   +0  622   4026   91   6   6   5     10    
C&A 41   43   43   +2  514   6564   131   11   11   7    
PENN 47   39   29   -18  842   5285   160   1   1   9    
B&O 77   55   33   -44  2186   6437   101   12   12   4    
R&D 60   42   25   -35  1874   3072   73   4   4  
N&W 20   27   35   +15  1585   7482   337   8   8   3    
C&H 30   28   37   +7  812   6002   66   2   2   10    
COG 37   33   30   -7  1381   4185   320   9   9   1    
LS 20   24   28   +8  250   1392   53     11   6    
GTW 20   27   35   +15  372   1730   60   6   6  
A&WP 16   25   34   +18  320   760   0   9   9  
A&GW 0   0   10   +10  0   522   58   7   7  
WBSH 16   24   32   +16  240   513   57   4   4  
A&T 0   0   10   +10  0   644   71     11  
NO&J 0   0   10   +10  0   824   91   1   1  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SM 220   O&M 825   MON 920   FW&C 570   C&EI 920   IC 925   C&NW 600  
CRIP 750  

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