Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Dan Drew bought SM for $6212, Franziskus bought MS for $2800, Dan Drew bought O&M for $8011, Darkwing bought L&N for $7777, Frederik Conrad bought CRIP for $19246, B bought CB&Q for $1102.

PCs Merged: A&C merges into A&WP, WBSH merges into B&O, FW&C merges into P&LE, P&FW merges into NYC, MC merges into ERIE.

PCs Incorporated: N&C, NO&J.

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

NYC doubled NYNH, ERIE doubled C5, B&O doubled A&GW, C&O doubled C&O, C&H doubled S&G, S&A doubled S&A, P&LE doubled LS.

New RoWs acquired: READ got VA1, W&M got NC1, COG got GA2, S&A got FL6, GTW got IN3, M&C got IN6, NYC got IN7, B&O got IN10, PENN got KY6, N&W got KY13, C&O got TN4, C&H got TN5, GM&O got AL4, A&WP got AL7.

RR Mergers: GTW merges into ERIE.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of N&C, Milton Littlefield of NO&J.

New Private Companies Available: MON, C&C, C&EI, IC, CASL, FEC, MP.

Henry Farham earns the Heartland Award for linking the ERIE from the Atlantic to Chicago.

Dan Drew earns the Heartland Award for linking the C&H from the Atlantic to the Mississippi region.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $6073. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Darkwing, George R. Obberbaron, Franziskus, Frederik Conrad, B, Stepp, Maldonash

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails

Tycoon Announcements:

10 Dan Drew one=20day=20your=20hot,=20next=20day=20you're=20not......

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) Dan Drew (10)
Rail Mogul Dan Drew (10) Frederik Conrad (6) B (7) Darkwing (4) George R. Obberbaron (1)
Rail Builder Dan Drew (10) Henry Farham (11) Stepp (8) George R. Obberbaron (1) Darkwing (4)
Rail Magnate Henry Farham (11) Stepp (8) Frederik Conrad (6) Dan Drew (10) George R. Obberbaron (1)
Rail Prodigal B (7) George R. Obberbaron (1) Milton Littlefield (3) Darkwing (4) Franziskus (12)
Rail Baron Dan Drew (10) B (7) Stepp (8) Darkwing (4) George R. Obberbaron (1)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Dan Drew S&A C&H SM O&M
8 Stepp NYC .... .... ....
4 Darkwing B&O COG .... L&N
6 Frederik Conrad P&LE C&O .... CRIP
3 Milton Littlefield NO&J .... .... ....
12 Franziskus .... .... MS ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN A&WP .... ....
5 Mister MP .... READ .... ....
7 B N&W .... .... CB&Q
11 Henry Farham ERIE N&C .... ....
2 Maldonash M&C GM&O .... ....
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 1964   337966   192641   97   529327   325374   8   9   101   362  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1610   250226   137624   99   448099   287298   7   0   0   556  
PENN Pennsylvania 978   170863   93975   99   270814   122331   9   9   0   90  
READ Reading 408   73491   40420   99   143306   90979   7   0   0   6  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 868   121573   66864   99   225408   125274   3   4   0   399  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 897   96653   54125   98   218331   143957   3   5   555   702  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1640   186377   106235   97   411872   253512   3   13   800   627  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 243   24940   15213   96   60653   39508   1   14   500   302  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1639   269645   148305   99   431789   104898   10   9   640   240  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 646   86974   50445   99   152133   91039   5   4   44   631  
COG Central of Georgia 238   29053   16850   99   63599   41485   3   4   0   342  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 804   131793   77756   98   207112   134104   6   5   0   644  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 318   36050   20909   99   78034   50160   3   4   560   313  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 408   47001   31020   91   95924   62751   1   1   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   19810   13273   90   42823   22674   1   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   15606   9051   99   33437   21528   3   4   760   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   16400   11808   85   33344   22231   0   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   22950   14917   92   42314   28211   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  (Double) B&M B&H NY3 PA11 NYNH  (Double)
C3 MRLE OH4 P&FW IN2
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: AOLN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) MC NY1 GTW TP&W MI1
IN1
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: ALCN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6  (Double) WV2 WV3
KY2
Unbuilt:: KY6 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 MD1 VA7 VA3
Unbuilt:: VA1 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 OH1 A&GW  (Double) OH2 WBSH MI2
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: AOL]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O  (Double) RF&P  (Double) MD2 VA2 SC5 TN2
Unbuilt:: TN4 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D  (Double) N&S VA4 VA5 VC W&W KY1 IN5 IN9
Unbuilt:: KY13 [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2
Unbuilt:: NC1 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) SC4 NER G&C GA1 SCL  (Double) S&G  (Double) GA6
GA8  (Double) A&T AL3 TN11
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: ADM]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A  (Double) GA4 FL4 FL5
Unbuilt:: FL6 [Regions: AG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA3
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE):   P&LE  (Double) LS  (Double) OH3 OH5 FW&C PA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OLC]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C IN4
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP A&C AL6
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: D]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: G]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J
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 66   68   71   +5  1603   9697   130   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 40   43   46   +6  913   7713   337   11   11   3    
PENN 42   55   68   +26  1436   4833   62   1   1   9    
READ 36   47   59   +23  515   2002   38   5   5   4     10    
B&O 52   56   60   +8  1581   7750   86   4   4   2     5     6    
C&O 38   42   46   +8  918   4386   99   6   6   3     4    
N&W 34   38   42   +8  2335   8130   74   7   7  
W&M 23   29   35   +12  190   1160   55     10   2    
C&H 53   63   74   +21  2121   8161   47   10   10   1     3    
S&A 37   42   48   +11  626   3128   102   10   10   3    
COG 28   30   32   +4  52   1114   76   4   2   10    
P&LE 46   57   69   +23  657   3888   132   6   6   3     12    
M&C 31   34   37   +6  202   1528   62   2   2  
A&WP 30   36   43   +13  170   1913   127   1   1  
BRL 25   27   29   +4  206   873   52     6   2    
GM&O 15   21   27   +12  286   608   67   2   2  
N&C 0   0   15   +15  0   680   75   11   11  
NO&J 0   0   15   +15  0   824   91   3   3  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNJ 670   MON 920   C&C 1010   C&EI 920   IC 925   CASL 925   FEC 1495  
MP 1415  

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