Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 8

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Game # 16 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Frederik Conrad bought SM for $455, George R. Obberbaron bought O&M for $8250, George R. Obberbaron bought MON for $4152, Henry Farham bought C&EI for $15020, Jim Hill bought IC for $7900, Henry Farham bought C&NW for $46268.

PCs Merged: TP&W merges into LS, S&G merges into COG, N&C merges into A&T, MC merges into C&A, MN merges into C&A.

PCs Incorporated: B&H, GM&O.

New Engines Acquired: LS bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought switch yards, C&A bought switch yards, PENN bought switch yards, B&O bought Grand Station, R&D bought switch yards, N&W bought switch yards, C&H bought switch yards, COG bought switch yards, LS bought switch yards, A&WP bought switch yards, A&GW bought switch yards, WBSH bought switch yards, A&T bought switch yards.

RoWs built: PA8 by GT, PA7 by C&A, WV3 by PENN, IN2 by B&O, VA7 by R&D, TN4 by N&W, FL4 by C&H, AL3 by COG, OH6 by GTW, AL6 by A&WP, IN10 by WBSH.

B&O doubled IN1, COG doubled GA2.

New RoWs acquired: A&GW got OH2, C&A got MI5, GTW got IN3, R&D got IN5, B&O got IN9, PENN got KY2, WBSH got KY12, N&W got TN6, COG got TN12, A&WP got AL7, NO&J got MS6.

RR Mergers: GTW merges into NYC.

Guerre tarifaire: N&W declares rate war on R&D, reduces rates by 50%.

Bankrupt Tycoons: Henry Farham.

Loan Recalls: Matthias W. Baldwin, Stepp.

New railroad Presidents: Stepp of GT, Cornelius Vanderbilt of B&H, Cornelius Vanderbilt of N&W, Louis McLane of LS, Frederik Conrad of A&T, B of GM&O.

New Private Companies Available: L&N, CB&Q, FEC, CNS, M&LR.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4321. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Darkwing, Cornelius Vanderbilt, B

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Jim Hill A&WP COG IC ....
11 Louis McLane C&A LS .... ....
4 B WBSH GM&O .... ....
7 Cheyenne A&GW .... .... ....
1 Darkwing NO&J PENN .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W B&H .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron .... .... O&M MON
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... A&C ....
12 Frederik Conrad B&O A&T SM ....
6 Stepp NYC GT C&C ....
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
10 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....
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 1000   109108   63284   99   247938   153181   1   2   0   166  
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   15358   10443   89   19439   16561   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1280   169325   101595   97   292346   192960   3   6   0   473  
C&A Camden & Amboy 1743   242119   133166   99   433446   310351   4   12   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1209   147365   89891   96   283572   188935   2   7   625   1005  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1376   175889   102015   99   324796   196616   3   12   0   523  
R&D Richmond & Danville 723   68886   41038   99   170274   119710   0   11   0   947  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1674   153592   87564   99   319576   216870   1   2   770   599  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1376   163447   91530   98   308075   95080   5   0   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 734   97444   53595   99   152156   117067   3   9   440   716  
LS Lake Shore 429   43659   26632   96   87287   63931   1   0   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 271   31470   18253   99   62967   43709   2   9   240   357  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 116   13672   9024   91   15213   14727   2   7   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 236   30219   19642   92   56871   40499   1   9   800   396  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 294   28422   20180   86   41829   35707   0   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   13061   9143   87   20924   17826   0   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   20956   13831   94   26852   24600   2   4   1400   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 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
Boston & Hartford (B&H ):   B&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11 GTW P&LE OH5 OH6
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: AOL]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA2 MD1 MD2 ERIE NYNH NY2 C4 C5 MC
MN PA7
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: AOLN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5 PA6 WV2 CNJ PA9 PA10 WV3
Unbuilt:: KY2 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1 P&FW M&C OH4 MRLE  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN2
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: AOLC]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) VA5 KY1 VA7
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AO]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S RF&P C&O NC2 W&W SC5 BRL VC TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: TN6 [Regions: AD]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 G&C GA1 W&M SCL S&A GA4 FL4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA8 GA2  (Double) S&G AL3
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: AD]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS OH3 TP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP  (Double) AL6
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: D]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: O]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH IN10
Unbuilt:: KY12 [Regions: O]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ):   A&T N&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J
Unbuilt:: MS6 [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 18   19   20   +2  1673   4884   116   6   1  
B&H 0   0   12   +12  0   495   55   3   3  
NYC 40   34   27   -13  1313   6357   50   6   6  
C&A 43   46   50   +7  1909   8513   202   11   11   7    
PENN 29   28   28   -1  1540   5990   60   1   1   9    
B&O 33   32   31   -2  1648   6853   35   12   12   4    
R&D 25   30   36   +11  1214   3568   47     4  
N&W 35   39   43   +8  2064   8319   55   3   3   8     9    
C&H 37   34   31   -6  1382   6745   148   2   2  
COG 30   30   30   +0  1084   5941   159   9   9   1    
LS 28   25   23   -5  375   2022   123   11   11   6    
A&WP 34   48   62   +28  168   1296   59   9   9  
A&GW 10   14   19   +9  245   580   0   7   7  
WBSH 32   51   71   +39  141   1119   61   4   4  
A&T 10   14   18   +8  303   1341   129   12   11  
GM&O 0   0   12   +12  0   608   67   4   4  
NO&J 10   15   21   +11  382   915   0   1   1  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FW&C 570   C&EI 1840   L&N 930   C&NW 1200   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950   FEC 1495  
CNS 425   M&LR 660  

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