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

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Franziskus bought NYNH for $1300, B bought W&M for $1461, Milton Littlefield bought VC for $4783, George R. Obberbaron bought A&WP for $3500, Frederik Conrad bought BRL for $1855, Darkwing bought WBSH for $1511, Stepp bought MC for $7890.

PCs Merged: LS merges into P&LE, RF&P merges into C&O, NER merges into C&H, G&C merges into C&H.

PCs Incorporated: GTW, M&C, MRLE.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: NY2 by ERIE, PA6 by PENN, PA3 by READ, WV1 by B&O, MD2 by C&O, VA5 by N&W, GA1 by C&H, GA4 by S&A, GA6 by SCL.

PENN doubled C&A, C&H doubled C&H, P&LE doubled P&LE.

New RoWs acquired: READ got MD1, C&O got VA2, C&H got GA8, PENN got WV2, P&LE got OH3, ERIE got C4, B&O got OH1, N&W got KY1.

RR Mergers: SCL merges into C&H.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of S&A, Stepp of MRLE, Henry Farham of GTW, Maldonash of M&C.

New Private Companies Available: P&FW, A&GW, TP&W, A&T, GM&O, MN.

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

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:

2 Maldonash

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (9) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) B (7) 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) Dan Drew (10) Henry Farham (11) Maldonash (2)
Rail Magnate Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4) Frederik Conrad (6) B (7)
Rail Prodigal B (7) George R. Obberbaron (1) Franziskus (12) Stepp (8) Milton Littlefield (3)
Rail Baron Stepp (8) B (7) George R. Obberbaron (1) Dan Drew (10) Darkwing (4)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 B N&W .... .... W&M
8 Stepp NYC MRLE .... MC
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... .... ....
12 Franziskus .... .... .... NYNH
10 Dan Drew S&A C&H .... ....
4 Darkwing B&O .... WBSH ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN .... .... A&WP
3 Milton Littlefield .... .... VC W&W
6 Frederik Conrad P&LE C&O BRL ....
5 Mister MP .... READ .... ....
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   147517   85561   99   219527   129747   7   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 490   53674   31668   98   108703   76208   3   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 571   119636   69389   99   155807   89248   11   9   0   0  
READ Reading 193   36805   23923   95   53034   37151   6   0   45   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 365   34919   21300   99   85029   34573   2   4   400   513  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 363   41784   25488   99   86621   58952   2   4   1300   380  
N&W Norfolk & Western 808   85283   55435   95   182716   111069   1   9   730   922  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1083   155666   91841   98   254118   130461   6   4   785   596  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 277   40987   28281   91   63022   43866   3   0   0   382  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13803   8420   99   23691   15308   5   1   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 313   51241   31257   99   80524   52017   6   4   535   0  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   17106   11974   90   31784   21191   1   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   13529   10147   85   24764   16511   0   0   0   0  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193   18527   13154   89   40949   27301   -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)
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC  (Double) HRL  (Double) B&A B&M B&H NY3
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: WV2 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3
Unbuilt:: MD1 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P MD2
Unbuilt:: VA2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D N&S VA4 VA5
Unbuilt:: KY1 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4 NER G&C GA1 SCL S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE  (Double) LS
Unbuilt:: OH3 [Regions: OL]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C
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
NYC 39   46   54   +15  1015   4482   0   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 16   17   18   +2  430   2349   101   11   11  
PENN 36   36   37   +1  565   2805   55   1   1   9    
READ 16   19   22   +6  166   921   44   5   5  
B&O 48   54   60   +12  248   1731   102   4   4   2     5     6    
C&O 16   19   23   +7  175   1681   134   6   6  
N&W 43   50   58   +15  642   3906   138   7   7   3     4    
C&H 47   53   47   +0  282   5142   286   10   10  
S&A 16   18   21   +5  251   1316   69   10   10  
COG 15   21   28   +13  185   387   43   2   2  
P&LE 15   19   23   +8  328   1474   91   6   6   12    
MRLE 0   0   15   +15  0   621   69   8   8  
GTW 0   0   15   +15  0   482   53   11   11  
M&C 0   0   15   +15  0   869   96   2   2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
GT 365   CNJ 670   P&FW 955   A&GW 580   TP&W 700   A&T 715   GM&O 675  
MN 510  

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