Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Casey Jones bought B&M for $1067, Stepp bought GT for $551, Darkwing bought COG for $3553, Dan Drew bought P&FW for $2611.

PCs Merged: B&A merges into NYC, HRL merges into ERIE, C&A merges into ERIE, NYNH merges into B&H.

PCs Incorporated: LS.

New Technologies Acquired: ERIE bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: SC4 by C&H, GA4 by SCL.

B&H doubled B&H.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY2, NYC got NY3, PENN got PA5, W&W got VA1, N&W got VA3, C&O got VA4, W&M got SC2, C&H got GA1, S&G got GA6, SCL got FL4, S&A got GA2.

Loan Recalls: Darkwing, Casey Jones.

New railroad Presidents: B of B&O, B of LS.

New Private Companies Available: P&LE, M&C, VC, TP&W.

Stepp dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1018. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Henry Farham

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Boom to Great.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

1 George R. Obberbaron * * * * * * * * * * * * h i n w e i s * * * * * * * * * * * * *stadtsparkasse w
12 Sleeping Dog i should be at the winsome booth at 12 noon on thursday(essen)

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) Dan Drew (6) Darkwing (3) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Mogul Sleeping Dog (12) Stepp (5) Henry Farham (7) B (4) Frank Throne (8)
Rail Builder Edward Harriman (11) George R. Obberbaron (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Darkwing (3) B (4)
Rail Magnate Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) B (4) Stepp (5) Dan Drew (6)
Rail Prodigal Jim Hill (9) Stepp (5) B (4) Henry Farham (7) George R. Obberbaron (1)
Rail Baron Sleeping Dog (12) Henry Farham (7) Edward Harriman (11) Jim Hill (9) Stepp (5)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
7 Henry Farham ERIE PENN .... ....
12 Sleeping Dog SCL C&O .... RF&P
10 Casey Jones N&W C&H B&M ....
5 Stepp .... B&H GT ....
11 Edward Harriman NYC .... .... ....
13 Jay Gould .... S&G .... ....
6 Dan Drew W&W W&M P&FW ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... ....
9 Jim Hill READ .... .... CNJ
4 B B&O LS .... ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... S&A .... ....
3 Darkwing .... .... COG ....
8 Frank Throne .... R&D .... ....
14 Robert Stephenson .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 220   50353   29205   99   79262   41138   12   9   0   0  
NYC New York Central 349   52376   30378   99   95723   33918   8   4   745   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 521   85424   46983   99   175100   91114   8   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 234   48440   29549   96   67195   24368   10   4   675   0  
READ Reading 104   23359   16118   88   36222   15894   7   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160   20179   12915   93   31322   384   6   2   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   13666   8200   97   28308   13751   5   2   650   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 76   15402   11243   84   24239   13636   4   4   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 325   42354   24988   98   85796   37583   5   1   0   0  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 120   15840   9504   97   34943   19207   5   0   800   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   15054   9333   95   37061   20349   3   0   550   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 397   61359   36815   97   118154   48063   6   4   855   125  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 138   23435   14061   97   44635   24281   6   0   860   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 278   53333   32000   97   87762   27976   10   4   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 157   23176   13906   97   47025   25865   5   0   0   0  
LS Lake Shore 182   26000   18720   85   56495   29105   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)
Boston & Hartford (B&H ):   B&H  (Double) NYNH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A
Unbuilt:: NY3 [Regions: A]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE HRL C&A
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV
Unbuilt:: PA5 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O
Unbuilt:: VA4 [Regions: A]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W N&S
Unbuilt:: VA3 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Weldon (W&W ):   W&W
Unbuilt:: VA1 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M
Unbuilt:: SC2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4
Unbuilt:: GA1 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL GA4
Unbuilt:: FL4 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G
Unbuilt:: GA6 [Regions: A]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]

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
B&H 17   21   25   +8  211   1045   55   5   5  
NYC 35   41   48   +13  172   1652   100   11   11   5     9    
ERIE 17   22   27   +10  547   2488   117   7   7   1    
PENN 60   57   55   -5  318   1175   0   7   7  
READ 17   23   30   +13  221   481   39   9   9  
B&O 27   33   39   +12  349   804   4   4   4  
C&O 17   21   26   +9  188   470   0   12   12  
R&D 17   26   35   +18  161   380   0   8   8  
N&W 36   37   38   +2  480   1629   0   10   10  
W&W 17   19   22   +5  221   540   60   6   6  
W&M 17   19   22   +5  246   599   66   6   6  
C&H 43   39   36   -7  543   1950   41   10   10   4    
S&A 17   22   27   +10  270   690   0   2   2  
SCL 46   51   57   +11  235   1328   69   12   12   13    
S&G 17   19   21   +4  259   785   0   13   13  
LS 0   0   18   +18  0   819   91   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
P&LE 655   M&C 965   VC 1465   TP&W 700  

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