Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: B bought P&LE for $2832, Jay Gould bought M&C for $3000, Casey Jones bought VC for $4021, Edward Harriman bought TP&W for $6115.

PCs Merged: B&M merges into NYC, RF&P merges into C&O, GT merges into B&H.

PCs Incorporated: P&FW, CNJ.

New Engines Acquired: B&H 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, R&D bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought Norris 4-2-0, W&W bought Norris 4-2-0, C&H bought Norris 4-2-0, S&A bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&H bought Grand Station, SCL bought Grand Station, S&G bought Grand Station.

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

N&W doubled N&W.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA6, B&O got PA7, R&D got VA2, C&O got VA5, W&M got SC1, S&G got GA7, C&H got GA8, SCL got FL5, B&H got C2, NYC got C4, ERIE got PA11, N&W got NC1, S&A got GA3, LS got OH3.

RR Mergers: W&W merges into W&M.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Hill of CNJ, Dan Drew of P&FW.

New Private Companies Available: MRLE, G&C, GTW, A&WP, A&GW, WBSH, MC, A&C, GM&O, MN.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2000. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Stepp, Sleeping Dog

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Boom.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
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 Casey Jones (10) Henry Farham (7) Sleeping Dog (12) Dan Drew (6) Darkwing (3)
Rail Mogul Sleeping Dog (12) Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) B (4) Stepp (5)
Rail Builder Edward Harriman (11) Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) George R. Obberbaron (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Magnate Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) Edward Harriman (11) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Prodigal Jim Hill (9) Henry Farham (7) Stepp (5) B (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Baron Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) Edward Harriman (11) Jim Hill (9)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Casey Jones N&W C&H .... VC
12 Sleeping Dog SCL C&O .... ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE PENN .... ....
5 Stepp .... B&H .... ....
13 Jay Gould .... S&G M&C ....
11 Edward Harriman NYC .... TP&W ....
6 Dan Drew P&FW W&M .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt .... S&A .... ....
4 B B&O LS P&LE ....
9 Jim Hill READ CNJ .... ....
8 Frank Throne .... R&D .... ....
3 Darkwing .... .... COG ....
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 293   62698   36365   99   106343   55823   10   9   1024   0  
NYC New York Central 643   99350   61597   95   180441   81575   6   4   700   298  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 724   110170   65001   95   242218   128056   5   4   910   0  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   23660   16089   89   41999   23626   4   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 369   63766   39535   95   113645   49912   7   4   0   304  
READ Reading 104   22229   15116   89   36915   12750   7   6   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160   19458   11480   98   33927   1299   7   9   750   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 341   44844   26010   99   104820   55045   4   2   831   292  
R&D Richmond & Danville 76   14646   10399   86   25083   13932   3   4   260   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 401   58296   33811   99   116569   54285   6   9   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 523   63400   38040   97   163933   89349   3   1   710   472  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 568   85024   48464   97   177220   80483   6   9   0   343  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 310   47945   27808   99   103760   57238   5   9   0   344  
SCL Sea Coast Line 443   67677   38576   97   140870   36353   8   4   612   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   35109   20715   95   86338   47686   3   0   645   0  
LS Lake Shore 182   25188   15868   94   61613   30903   3   1   535   0  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 191   23187   15999   88   51839   29161   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 GT
Unbuilt:: C2 [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A B&M NY3
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: AL]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE HRL C&A NY2
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: AL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: A]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D
Unbuilt:: VA2 [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) N&S VA3
Unbuilt:: NC1 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1
Unbuilt:: SC1 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 GA1
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA2
Unbuilt:: GA3 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL GA4 FL4
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: GA7 [Regions: A]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS
Unbuilt:: OH3 [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]

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 25   29   34   +9  339   1429   36   5   5  
NYC 48   53   59   +11  307   3076   146   11   11   5     9    
ERIE 27   33   40   +13  788   3519   101   7   7   1    
CNJ 0   0   17   +17  0   603   67   9   9  
PENN 55   45   35   -20  638   1783   67   7   7  
READ 30   43   57   +27  172   490   30   9   9   6     11     12    
B&O 39   43   47   +8  286   808   0   4   4  
C&O 26   34   43   +17  159   1582   123   12   12  
R&D 35   54   74   +39  105   380   0   8   8   2     6     13    
N&W 38   40   43   +5  477   1971   38   10   10  
W&M 22   25   28   +6  201   2420   195   6   6  
C&H 36   39   42   +6  508   2761   85   10   10   4    
S&A 27   36   46   +19  221   1464   86   2   2  
SCL 57   59   61   +4  403   2140   82   12   12   13    
S&G 21   28   35   +14  313   1348   62   13   13  
LS 18   24   30   +12  363   819   91   4   4  
P&FW 0   0   17   +17  0   860   95   6   6  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
MRLE 690   G&C 470   GTW 535   A&WP 760   A&GW 580   WBSH 570   MC 760  
A&C 685   GM&O 675   MN 510  

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