Continental Rails II - DE 5 - Game # 17 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II - DE 5

Game # 17 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Milton Littlefield bought CNJ for $1243, B bought MON for $18654, George R. Obberbaron bought C&C for $20001, Maldonash bought C&EI for $16500, Stepp bought IC for $12345, Henry Farham bought CASL for $2803, Darkwing bought FEC for $3333, George R. Obberbaron bought MP for $10001.

PCs Merged: MS merges into P&LE.

PCs Incorporated: CB&Q, CRIP, SM, O&M, L&N.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, ERIE bought Norris 4-2-0, PENN bought Norris 4-2-0, READ bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, C&O bought Norris 4-2-0, S&A bought Norris 4-2-0, COG bought Norris 4-2-0, P&LE bought Norris 4-2-0, M&C bought Norris 4-2-0, A&WP bought Norris 4-2-0, GM&O bought Norris 4-2-0, N&C bought Norris 4-2-0, NO&J bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought steel rails, ERIE bought steel rails, PENN bought steel rails, READ bought steel rails, B&O bought steel rails, C&O bought steel rails, S&A bought steel rails, COG bought steel rails, P&LE bought steel rails, M&C bought steel rails, A&WP bought Grand Station, A&WP bought steel rails, GM&O bought steel rails, N&C bought steel rails, NO&J bought steel rails.

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

NYC doubled B&M, ERIE doubled IN1, B&O doubled WBSH, S&A doubled GA4, P&LE doubled FW&C, A&WP doubled AL6.

New RoWs acquired: READ got NC2, COG got SC1, ERIE got IN8, B&O got IL2, NYC got IL4, PENN got KY3, C&H got KY7, M&C got KY8, C&O got TN6, N&C got TN8, N&W got TN12, GM&O got AL2, A&WP got AL8, NO&J got MS6.

RR Mergers: S&A merges into C&H, P&LE merges into C&O.

Loan Recalls: B.

Cornered stocks: B&O.

New railroad Presidents: Dan Drew of O&M, Darkwing of L&N, Frederik Conrad of CRIP, B of CB&Q.

New Private Companies Available: C&NW, M&LR, L&A, WP.

Stepp dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $9876. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: George R. Obberbaron, Darkwing, Milton Littlefield, B, Franziskus, Henry Farham, Maldonash, Dan Drew, Frederik Conrad

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Great.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
4 Darkwing B&O L&N FEC ....
6 Frederik Conrad CRIP C&O .... ....
10 Dan Drew O&M C&H .... ....
3 Milton Littlefield NO&J .... CNJ ....
11 Henry Farham ERIE N&C .... CASL
8 Stepp NYC .... IC ....
5 Mister MP .... READ .... ....
9 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... .... GT MN
12 Franziskus .... .... .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron PENN A&WP C&C MP
2 Maldonash GM&O M&C C&EI ....
7 B N&W CB&Q MON ....
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 2065   378681   196915   99   582158   352687   10   9   0   231  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1680   287785   149649   99   481824   305373   9   19   0   278  
PENN Pennsylvania 1088   191210   99430   99   308235   143690   10   8   505   40  
READ Reading 568   97382   50638   99   205082   125553   7   0   0   3  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 990   154292   80232   99   268851   150501   5   4   436   160  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 2016   332097   172691   99   517416   330748   9   5   770   760  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1800   214085   126310   95   472887   287207   3   1   88   713  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 343   37153   23035   95   87273   54884   2   0   0   401  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2457   430454   223836   99   680883   206190   12   6   900   777  
COG Central of Georgia 410   57315   31522   99   117479   74125   5   16   0   154  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 430   54810   30693   98   114913   72251   4   9   700   393  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 468   66222   37746   94   121762   77273   5   1   590   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   20489   13113   93   44688   22017   2   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 287   36869   20278   99   78329   48826   5   9   500   342  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   18152   11617   90   36388   23415   2   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   24959   14476   96   45476   29441   5   1   1400   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   9023   6136   86   13453   8247   6   0   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   20165   13107   89   41229   25271   2   0   0   0  
L&N Louisville & Nashville 186   24125   16405   86   47305   28995   2   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   21623   14055   89   39927   24473   4   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   24669   16282   88   48607   29793   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  (Double) B&H NY3 PA11
NYNH  (Double) C3 MRLE OH4 P&FW IN2 IN7
Unbuilt:: IL4 [Regions: AOLN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE NY2 C4  (Double) C5  (Double) MC NY1 GTW TP&W MI1
IN1  (Double) IN3
Unbuilt:: IN8 [Regions: ALCN]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) C&A  (Double) PA5 PA6  (Double) WV2 WV3
KY2 KY6
Unbuilt:: KY3 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ PA3 MD1 VA7 VA3 VA1
Unbuilt:: NC2 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O  (Double) WV1 OH1 A&GW  (Double) OH2 WBSH  (Double) MI2 IN10
Unbuilt:: IL2 [Regions: AOL]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O  (Double) RF&P  (Double) MD2 VA2 SC5 TN2 TN4 P&LE  (Double)
LS  (Double) OH3 OH5 FW&C  (Double) PA7 MS
Unbuilt:: TN6 [Regions: AOLC]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W R&D  (Double) N&S VA4 VA5 VC W&W KY1 IN5 IN9
KY13
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 NC1
Unbuilt:: none [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 TN5 S&A  (Double) GA4  (Double)
FL4 FL5 FL6
Unbuilt:: KY7 [Regions: ADMG]
Central of Georgia (COG ):   COG GA3 GA2
Unbuilt:: SC1 [Regions: AD]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C IN4 IN6
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP A&C AL6  (Double) AL7
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: DG]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ):   BRL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O AL4
Unbuilt:: AL2 [Regions: DG]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ):   N&C
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: ]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J):   NO&J
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: G]
Southern Mississippi (SM ):   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Louisville & Nashville (L&N ):   L&N
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q):   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]

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 71   70   69   -2  1722   10282   50   8   8   9     12    
ERIE 46   65   85   +39  2296   8365   35   11   11   3    
PENN 68   65   62   -6  1515   5390   55   1   1   4     9    
READ 59   56   54   -5  408   2760   80   5   5   4     10    
B&O 60   76   92   +32  889   8385   61   4   4   2     5     6    
C&O 46   46   56   +10  1072   9923   157   6   6   3     12    
N&W 42   41   40   -2  2837   8924   80   7   7  
W&M 35   37   40   +5  415   1610   105     10   2    
C&H 74   69   63   -11  1835   12063   235   10   10   3    
COG 32   35   38   +6  267   1964   86     4   2     10    
M&C 37   39   41   +4  432   2094   56   2   2  
A&WP 43   67   91   +48  698   2310   30   1   1  
BRL 29   36   43   +14  230   886   39     6   2     7     10    
GM&O 27   44   61   +34  209   1359   76   2   2  
N&C 15   24   33   +18  336   755   0   11   11  
NO&J 15   26   38   +23  404   915   0   3   3  
SM 0   0   16   +16  0   198   22     10  
O&M 0   0   16   +16  0   743   82   10   10  
L&N 0   0   16   +16  0   837   93   4   4  
CRIP 0   0   16   +16  0   675   75   6   6  
CB&Q 0   0   16   +16  0   855   95   7   7  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
C&NW 600   M&LR 660   L&A 450   WP 710  

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