Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Mister MP bought RF&P for $587, Milton Littlefield bought W&W for $1227, George R. Obberbaron bought NER for $1600, Franziskus bought LS for $1800, Stepp bought MRLE for $2234, Dan Drew bought G&C for $1151, Henry Farham bought GTW for $1286, Maldonash bought M&C for $2444.

PCs Merged: C&A merges into PENN, N&S merges into N&W, B&M merges into NYC, B&H merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: COG, P&LE.

New Technologies Acquired: SCL bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: NY3 by NYC, PA5 by PENN, VA4 by N&W, SC4 by C&H.

NYC doubled HRL, PENN doubled PENN.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY2, READ got PA3, PENN got PA6, NYC got PA11, C&O got MD2, N&W got VA5, C&H got GA1, SCL got GA6, B&O got WV1, S&A got GA4.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of C&H, Maldonash of COG, Frederik Conrad of P&LE.

New Private Companies Available: A&WP, BRL, WBSH, MC.

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

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Improved.
Best locomotive available: Lion 0-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station

Tycoon Announcements:

9 Cornelius Vanderbilt give me back mine railroad..

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) George R. Obberbaron (1) Stepp (8) Darkwing (4) Franziskus (12)
Rail Mogul B (7) Darkwing (4) Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) George R. Obberbaron (1)
Rail Builder Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Maldonash (2) Milton Littlefield (3) Darkwing (4)
Rail Magnate Stepp (8) Darkwing (4) B (7) George R. Obberbaron (1) Mister MP (5)
Rail Prodigal B (7) George R. Obberbaron (1) Stepp (8) Franziskus (12) Maldonash (2)
Rail Baron Stepp (8) B (7) Darkwing (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) George R. Obberbaron (1)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... .... ....
8 Stepp NYC .... MRLE ....
12 Franziskus .... .... LS ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN .... NER ....
7 B N&W .... .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... W&W
4 Darkwing B&O .... .... ....
10 Dan Drew SCL C&H G&C ....
5 Mister MP .... READ RF&P ....
6 Frederik Conrad P&LE C&O .... ....
11 Henry Farham ERIE .... .... GTW
2 Maldonash COG .... M&C ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 895   148360   86049   99   212009   126525   8   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 287   29114   18342   97   54690   40820   2   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 461   88826   51518   99   121005   67274   10   9   0   0  
READ Reading 104   20226   16585   78   22329   17546   0   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160   17657   10771   99   34965   1462   5   4   1025   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   11764   7176   99   19353   14455   3   0   760   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 531   63204   38555   99   116924   67206   4   9   1385   292  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 212   31686   19329   99   52917   17110   7   4   855   228  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 138   20788   14967   88   27646   21310   2   1   695   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 296   46121   27211   98   62970   23508   8   4   0   0  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13744   10033   87   21644   14431   2   0   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   20094   14267   89   31784   21191   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)
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) HRL  (Double) B&A B&M B&H NY3
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV C&A PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: PA3 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O
Unbuilt:: WV1 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D N&S VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H SC4
Unbuilt:: GA1 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL S&G
Unbuilt:: GA6 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]

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
NYC 27   33   39   +12  753   4281   201   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 13   14   16   +3  493   1435   0   11   11  
PENN 38   37   36   -2  286   2197   113   1   1   9    
READ 13   14   16   +3  177   520   0   5   5  
B&O 37   42   48   +11  199   808   0   4   4   2     5     6    
C&O 13   14   16   +3  155   470   0   6   6  
N&W 26   34   43   +17  233   2473   186   7   7   3     4    
C&H 28   37   47   +19  182   1025   41   10   10   7    
S&A 13   14   16   +3  239   690   0     10  
SCL 18   19   21   +3  495   1487   0   10   10  
COG 0   0   15   +15  0   387   43   2   2  
P&LE 0   0   15   +15  0   590   65   6   6  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
GT 365   NYNH 550   CNJ 670   W&M 665   VC 1465   A&WP 760   BRL 925  
WBSH 570   MC 760  

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