Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Stepp bought P&FW for $1001, George R. Obberbaron bought A&C for $11000, Henry Farham bought N&C for $6164, Milton Littlefield bought NO&J for $8346, Frederik Conrad bought FW&C for $7282.

PCs Merged: A&T merges into C&H, NYNH merges into NYC, TP&W merges into GTW, A&GW merges into B&O.

PCs Incorporated: GM&O.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought switch yards, ERIE bought switch yards, PENN bought switch yards, READ bought switch yards, B&O bought switch yards, C&O bought switch yards, N&W bought Grand Station, N&W bought switch yards, W&M bought switch yards, C&H bought switch yards, S&A bought switch yards, COG bought switch yards, P&LE bought switch yards, M&C bought switch yards, A&WP bought switch yards, BRL bought switch yards.

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

NYC doubled B&A, ERIE doubled C4, PENN doubled LV, B&O doubled B&O, C&O doubled RF&P, N&W doubled R&D, C&H doubled GA8.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY1, P&LE got PA7, READ got VA3, W&M got SC2, COG got GA3, S&A got FL5, B&O got MI2, GTW got IN1, N&W got IN9, PENN got KY2, C&O got TN2, C&H got TN11, A&WP got AL6, MRLE got IN2, M&C got IN4.

RR Mergers: MRLE merges into NYC.

Loan Recalls: B.

Stock splits: B&O splits 2 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Darkwing of COG, Maldonash of GM&O.

New Private Companies Available: SM, O&M, L&N, CRIP, CB&Q.

Darkwing dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5555. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Milton Littlefield, B, George R. Obberbaron, Franziskus, Stepp, Maldonash, Frederik Conrad

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

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Dan Drew S&A C&H .... ....
4 Darkwing B&O COG WBSH ....
6 Frederik Conrad P&LE C&O FW&C ....
8 Stepp NYC .... P&FW MC
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
12 Franziskus .... .... .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield .... .... NO&J ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN A&WP A&C ....
5 Mister MP .... READ .... ....
2 Maldonash M&C GM&O .... ....
11 Henry Farham ERIE GTW .... N&C
7 B W&M N&W .... ....
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 1703   280001   153998   99   451409   277214   8   9   350   308  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 741   105747   58161   99   188441   127340   6   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 853   160137   88076   99   234619   139621   10   9   0   163  
READ Reading 332   60996   33547   99   109028   70892   8   0   0   11  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 696   81372   44755   99   173798   92214   4   9   290   597  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 698   77857   42821   99   173081   114952   3   5   995   565  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1492   171392   97693   97   359109   221817   3   1   740   653  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   13536   7851   99   31448   20258   2   1   550   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1545   236896   130293   99   392916   107622   9   9   94   342  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 442   57568   33965   98   105487   60972   4   9   1020   243  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13980   8108   99   24895   15824   6   4   760   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 540   80143   46482   99   140526   90800   5   5   750   421  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 305   38321   24909   95   74915   49271   2   0   1010   0  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193   19318   11977   95   46353   29617   1   4   625   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 152   18560   13549   84   34514   23011   0   4   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   19683   13581   88   41528   23109   1   2   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   15606   10924   87   30224   20151   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  (Double) B&M B&H NY3 PA11 NYNH
C3 MRLE OH4
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: ALN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 C4  (Double) C5
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: ALN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6  (Double) WV2 WV3
Unbuilt:: KY2 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 MD1 VA7
Unbuilt:: VA3 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 OH1 A&GW OH2
Unbuilt:: MI2 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) MD2 VA2 SC5
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D  (Double) N&S VA4 VA5 VC W&W KY1 IN5
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M
Unbuilt:: SC2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4 NER G&C GA1 SCL  (Double) S&G GA6 GA8  (Double)
A&T AL3
Unbuilt:: TN11 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA4 FL4
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG
Unbuilt:: GA3 [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE  (Double) LS OH3 OH5
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: OL]
Grand Trunk Western (GTW ):   GTW TP&W MI1
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: L]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C
Unbuilt:: IN4 [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP
Unbuilt:: AL6 [Regions: D]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [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
NYC 72   73   66   -6  938   8279   243   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 28   34   40   +12  1018   3650   55   11   11   3     6    
PENN 42   42   42   +0  1004   4210   60   1   1   9    
READ 39   37   36   -3  271   1613   47   5   5   4    
B&O 77   90   52   +27  546   6726   250   4   4   2     5     6    
C&O 25   31   38   +13  1275   3453   37   6   6   3    
N&W 78   56   34   -44  4475   7402   62   7   7  
W&M 15   19   23   +8  256   599   66   7   7   2     10    
C&H 37   45   53   +16  2044   7586   152   10   10  
S&A 30   33   37   +7  342   2128   82   10   10   3    
COG 53   40   28   -25  173   387   43   4   2   10    
P&LE 29   37   46   +17  689   2640   60   6   6   12    
GTW 17   22   28   +11  214   1426   99   11   11  
M&C 20   25   31   +11  342   869   96   2   2   7    
A&WP 15   22   30   +15  320   760   0   1   1  
BRL 15   20   25   +10  397   856   69     6  
GM&O 0   0   15   +15  0   608   67   2   2  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNJ 670   SM 220   MS 1020   O&M 825   L&N 930   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950  

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