Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 6

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Game # 17 - Turn # 6

Headline News 1851 to 1852

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1851: California admitted into Union as newest state.
1852: Average life expectancy now almost 42 years.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought GT for $501, Darkwing bought A&GW for $4015, Henry Farham bought TP&W for $10003, Dan Drew bought A&T for $1436, Maldonash bought GM&O for $4306, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought MN for $605.

PCs Merged: VC merges into N&W, W&W merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: W&M, BRL, A&WP.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought Grand Station, B&O bought Grand Station, C&O bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: PA11 by NYC, C4 by ERIE, WV2 by PENN, MD1 by READ, OH1 by B&O, VA2 by C&O, KY1 by N&W, GA8 by C&H, OH3 by P&LE.

PENN doubled PA6, C&H doubled SCL.

New RoWs acquired: READ got VA7, C&O got SC5, S&A got FL4, PENN got WV3, MRLE got OH4, P&LE got OH5, GTW got MI1, N&W got IN5, C&H got AL3, NYC got C3, ERIE got C5, B&O got OH2.

New railroad Presidents: B of W&M, George R. Obberbaron of A&WP.

New Private Companies Available: A&C, N&C, NO&J, MS, FW&C.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4002. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Milton Littlefield, George R. Obberbaron, Darkwing, Stepp, Maldonash, Frederik Conrad

Development of switch yards facilitates operations, reduces operating costs.
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, switch yards

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) B (7) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Milton Littlefield (3)
Rail Mogul B (7) Darkwing (4) Stepp (8) Dan Drew (10) Frederik Conrad (6)
Rail Builder Stepp (8) Henry Farham (11) George R. Obberbaron (1) Dan Drew (10) B (7)
Rail Magnate Stepp (8) Henry Farham (11) George R. Obberbaron (1) Frederik Conrad (6) B (7)
Rail Prodigal B (7) George R. Obberbaron (1) Stepp (8) Franziskus (12) 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 W&M N&W .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield .... .... .... ....
4 Darkwing B&O .... WBSH A&GW
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
8 Stepp NYC MRLE .... MC
12 Franziskus .... .... .... NYNH
6 Frederik Conrad P&LE C&O .... ....
10 Dan Drew S&A C&H .... A&T
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN A&WP .... ....
5 Mister MP .... READ .... ....
11 Henry Farham ERIE GTW TP&W ....
2 Maldonash COG M&C GM&O ....
14 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
15 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
13 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 1077   172602   101835   98   275872   165522   6   9   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 630   78971   45803   99   151818   103973   4   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 732   140817   81673   99   200792   118288   9   12   363   0  
READ Reading 238   47947   27809   99   75193   50317   8   0   0   23  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 445   42781   24813   99   108253   49449   2   9   675   411  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 623   65287   37867   99   152536   102292   2   5   375   756  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1367   148768   96698   95   316463   196575   1   16   625   826  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   13172   9484   88   28469   18981   -1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1240   192276   111522   99   307708   113663   8   4   0   760  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 277   40702   26049   96   66900   40528   4   4   330   210  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13980   8528   99   24293   15566   5   4   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 420   66349   40473   99   111652   72249   5   5   600   241  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   17388   11302   95   32943   21688   2   0   685   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   13968   8520   99   27610   17731   3   0   0   0  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193   18658   11381   99   45002   29038   1   1   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 152   18145   12701   90   34514   23011   1   0   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   19178   14383   85   39974   26651   -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 PA11
Unbuilt:: C3 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 C4
Unbuilt:: C5 [Regions: ALN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6  (Double) WV2
Unbuilt:: WV3 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 MD1
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O WV1 OH1
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P MD2 VA2
Unbuilt:: SC5 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D N&S VA4 VA5 VC W&W KY1
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4 NER G&C GA1 SCL  (Double) S&G GA6 GA8
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA4
Unbuilt:: FL4 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE  (Double) LS OH3
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: OL]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: L]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: L]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]

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 54   63   72   +18  1127   5301   91   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 18   23   28   +10  1078   3080   70   11   11  
PENN 37   39   42   +5  750   3585   80   1   1   9    
READ 22   30   39   +17  391   1168   22   5   5   4    
B&O 60   68   77   +17  516   2193   40   4   4   2     5     6    
C&O 23   24   25   +2  523   2985   130   6   6  
N&W 58   68   78   +20  1009   6560   279   7   7   3     4    
W&M 0   0   15   +15  0   599   66   7   7  
C&H 47   42   37   -10  1940   6135   78   10   10  
S&A 21   25   30   +9  484   1385   0   10   10   3    
COG 28   40   53   +25  121   387   43   2   2   4     10    
P&LE 23   26   29   +6  448   2047   53   6   6   12    
MRLE 15   16   18   +3  243   690   0   8   8  
GTW 15   16   17   +2  156   535   0   11   11  
M&C 15   17   20   +5  343   869   96   2   2  
A&WP 0   0   15   +15  0   684   76   1   1  
BRL 0   0   15   +15  0   833   92     6  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNJ 670   P&FW 955   A&C 685   N&C 755   NO&J 915   MS 1020   FW&C 570  

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