Continental Rails II - DE 4 - Game # 16 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II - DE 4

Game # 16 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Darkwing bought C&EI for $23386, Jim Hill bought L&N for $12500, Cheyenne bought C&NW for $44222, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought CRIP for $10011, Frederik Conrad bought FEC for $3708, Henry Farham bought M&LR for $12522.

PCs Merged: C&C merges into NYC, A&C merges into C&H, SM merges into NO&J.

PCs Incorporated: O&M, MON, IC.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought 04/04/2000, B&H bought 04/04/2000, NYC bought 04/04/2000, B&O bought 04/04/2000, C&H bought 04/04/2000, COG bought 04/04/2000, A&WP bought 04/04/2000, WBSH bought 04/04/2000, NO&J bought 04/04/2000.

RoWs built: IN3 by NYC, MI5 by C&A, KY2 by PENN, IN9 by B&O, IN5 by R&D, TN12 by COG, AL7 by A&WP, OH2 by A&GW, KY12 by WBSH, MS6 by NO&J.

New RoWs acquired: C&H got FL5, LS got OH7, A&GW got MI1, NYC got IN7, PENN got KY5, B&O got KY11, COG got KY13, NO&J got TN8, WBSH got TN13, A&T got AL4, A&WP got MS1, GM&O got MS3.

RR Mergers: GT merges into NYC, LS merges into C&A.

Loan Recalls: B, Cheyenne.

New railroad Presidents: B of R&D, George R. Obberbaron of O&M, George R. Obberbaron of MON, Jim Hill of IC.

New Private Companies Available: CASL, MP, V&T, L&A, CP, SL&A.

Jim Hill dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $8765. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Sun-E Storm, B, Darkwing, Frederik Conrad

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
11 Louis McLane .... C&A .... ....
9 Jim Hill IC COG .... L&N
1 Darkwing NO&J PENN C&EI ....
6 Stepp NYC .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W B&H .... CRIP
2 Sun-E Storm C&H .... .... ....
4 B WBSH R&D .... ....
8 George R. Obberbaron O&M MON .... ....
7 Cheyenne A&GW .... C&NW ....
12 Frederik Conrad B&O A&T .... FEC
5 Matthias W. Baldwin .... .... .... ....
13 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Thomas Durant .... .... .... ....
14 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
10 Henry Farham .... .... M&LR ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   16550   11254   89   20310   17010   3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 2552   386149   212381   99   633380   400191   6   8   0   415  
C&A Camden & Amboy 2356   364523   215069   95   597225   424305   5   8   510   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1334   166758   103390   95   320208   214268   2   1   0   978  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1524   205779   119351   99   359441   221381   4   1   0   314  
R&D Richmond & Danville 848   95381   56274   95   198622   139312   2   0   0   616  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1674   170117   100370   95   330624   204351   2   1   770   329  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1513   187737   103256   99   346232   86280   6   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 822   110841   62072   98   174494   133309   3   4   160   751  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 331   44316   25704   99   78923   55763   4   4   0   388  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 251   26722   18438   88   43310   36495   0   2   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 396   46026   26694   99   91867   67070   2   0   440   777  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 294   30728   19051   95   46874   38306   2   1   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   14620   9064   95   23419   19111   2   3   950   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 507   54362   33161   99   93140   75877   2   4   0   910  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   17314   12293   86   29259   22991   0   0   0   0  
MON Monon Line 184   20711   15533   82   33571   26379   -1   0   0   0  
IC Illinois Central 185   21228   15921   82   33725   26500   -1   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)
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 C&C
IN3 GT B&M C2 C3 NY1 PA8
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: AOLCN]
Camden & Amboy (C&A ):   C&A READ PA2 MD1 MD2 ERIE NYNH NY2 C4 C5 MC
MN PA7 MI5 LS OH3 TP&W
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: AOLCN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5 PA6 WV2 CNJ PA9 PA10 WV3 KY2
Unbuilt:: KY5 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1 P&FW M&C OH4 MRLE  (Double) IN1  (Double) IN2
IN9
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: AOLC]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D  (Double) VA4  (Double) VA5 KY1 VA7 IN5
Unbuilt:: none [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 A&C
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG  (Double) GA8 GA2  (Double) S&G AL3 TN12
Unbuilt:: KY13 [Regions: AD]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP  (Double) AL6 AL7
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: DG]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW OH2
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: O]
Wabash Line (WBSH):   WBSH IN10 KY12
Unbuilt:: TN13 [Regions: O]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ):   A&T N&C
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: G]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J SM MS6
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: MG]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Monon Line (MON ):   MON
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]

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
B&H 12   14   17   +5  192   550   0   3   3   4    
NYC 27   32   33   +6  2035   12631   136   6   6  
C&A 50   49   48   -2  1641   11688   92   11   11   7    
PENN 28   34   40   +12  1757   6553   122   1   9  
B&O 31   29   27   -4  1876   7554   74   12   12   4    
R&D 36   34   33   -3  1045   4131   109   4   4  
N&W 43   46   50   +7  1345   8374   0   3   3   8     9    
C&H 31   29   28   -3  2211   7510   68   2   2  
COG 30   29   28   -2  1615   6496   44   9   9   1    
A&WP 62   49   37   -25  484   1566   89     9  
A&GW 19   23   28   +9  142   1188   67   7   7  
WBSH 71   57   44   -27  401   1900   80   4   4  
A&T 18   28   39   +21  462   1470   0   12   12   11    
GM&O 12   17   23   +11  293   675   0     4  
NO&J 21   38   55   +34  236   2373   162   1   1  
O&M 0   0   13   +13  0   743   82   8   8  
MON 0   0   13   +13  0   828   92   8   8  
IC 0   0   13   +13  0   833   92   9   9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
FW&C 570   CB&Q 950   CASL 925   CNS 425   MP 1415   V&T 865   L&A 450  
CP 770   SL&A 495  

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