Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 6

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 6

Headline News 1851 to 1852

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1851: California admitted into Union as newest state.
1852: Average life expectancy now almost 42 years.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: George R. Obberbaron bought MRLE for $8510, Dan Drew bought G&C for $1310, Henry Farham bought GTW for $2153, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought A&WP for $4231, George R. Obberbaron bought A&GW for $6500, Jay Gould bought WBSH for $5000, Stepp bought MC for $8901, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought A&C for $11318, B bought GM&O for $17867.

PCs Merged: VC merges into N&W, COG merges into S&A, P&LE merges into LS.

PCs Incorporated: M&C, TP&W.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, ERIE bought Norris 4-2-0, S&G bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought Grand Station, W&M bought Grand Station, P&FW bought Grand Station.

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

New RoWs acquired: W&M got NC2, R&D got SC5, S&A got GA5, SCL got FL6, B&O got WV2, N&W got WV4, P&FW got OH4, LS got OH5, C&O got KY1, S&G got AL1, C&H got AL3, B&H got C3, NYC got C5, PENN got PA4.

Loan Recalls: George R. Obberbaron, B, Stepp, Henry Farham, Casey Jones, Edward Harriman, Sleeping Dog.

Stock splits: R&D splits 4 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Cornelius Vanderbilt of R&D, Jay Gould of M&C, Edward Harriman of TP&W.

New Private Companies Available: BRL, A&T, N&C, NO&J, SM, MS, O&M.

Sleeping Dog dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2553. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Casey Jones, George R. Obberbaron, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Farham, Dan Drew

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

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Casey Jones N&W C&H .... ....
13 Jay Gould M&C S&G .... WBSH
6 Dan Drew P&FW W&M G&C ....
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt R&D S&A A&C A&WP
5 Stepp .... B&H MC ....
12 Sleeping Dog SCL C&O .... ....
8 Frank Throne .... .... .... ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE PENN .... GTW
4 B B&O LS .... GM&O
11 Edward Harriman NYC TP&W .... ....
9 Jim Hill READ CNJ .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... MRLE A&GW
3 Darkwing .... .... .... ....
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 549   97881   57750   98   195395   101167   7   9   1205   307  
NYC New York Central 783   133220   73271   99   243014   111862   9   6   0   349  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 906   142477   78362   99   318227   165239   7   4   0   364  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   25840   17313   90   42916   17939   7   7   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 479   86661   50264   99   158820   72179   8   4   0   122  
READ Reading 104   23196   14845   93   38101   11233   10   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 310   42814   24832   99   88185   28961   6   9   805   262  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 618   72177   41863   99   196485   76380   4   2   292   449  
R&D Richmond & Danville 336   41865   24282   99   107813   56138   4   40   375   104  
N&W Norfolk & Western 794   103449   60001   99   238792   115990   5   9   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 665   90912   51819   97   224254   89156   6   4   465   414  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 725   114314   64016   98   241880   112503   7   7   0   120  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 548   87020   53952   95   187658   99860   5   16   0   138  
SCL Sea Coast Line 647   97716   55698   97   201524   30576   8   4   132   184  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 411   51800   30045   96   133637   71455   4   0   485   258  
LS Lake Shore 420   68564   42509   95   148579   74757   5   9   600   214  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 191   24792   15371   92   55033   30169   3   1   137   0  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193   21475   14173   91   55439   28561   1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   15491   10534   89   40391   20809   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 C2
Unbuilt:: C3 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A B&M NY3 C4
Unbuilt:: C5 [Regions: ALN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE HRL C&A NY2 PA11
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: PA4 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ):   B&O PA7
Unbuilt:: WV2 [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P VA4 VA5
Unbuilt:: KY1 [Regions: A]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D VA2
Unbuilt:: SC5 [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) N&S VA3 VC NC1
Unbuilt:: WV4 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1 SC1
Unbuilt:: NC2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 GA1 GA8
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA2 COG GA3
Unbuilt:: GA5 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL GA4 FL4 FL5
Unbuilt:: FL6 [Regions: AG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6 GA7
Unbuilt:: AL1 [Regions: A]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS P&LE OH3
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: OL]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: O]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]

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 34   40   46   +12  431   2617   128   5   5  
NYC 59   53   48   -11  1017   3852   70   11   11   5     9     10    
ERIE 40   35   30   -10  860   4439   91   7   7   1    
CNJ 17   20   23   +6  263   619   51   9   9   10     12    
PENN 35   32   29   -6  622   2345   55   7   7  
READ 57   40   23   -34  192   490   30   9   6   11     12    
B&O 47   50   54   +7  261   1483   75   4   4   6    
C&O 43   38   33   -10  525   2952   138   12   12  
R&D 74   123   43   +98  104   6200   520   2   8   6     13    
N&W 43   41   39   -4  626   3778   196   10   10  
W&M 28   29   30   +2  889   3059   266   6   6   10    
C&H 42   36   31   -11  807   3553   78   10   10   4    
S&A 46   49   52   +6  455   2621   119   2   2  
SCL 61   51   42   -19  830   3140   102   12   12   13    
S&G 35   44   53   +18  500   1991   64   13   13   12    
LS 30   29   29   -1  235   1891   209   4   4  
P&FW 17   22   28   +11  374   955   0   6   6  
M&C 0   0   18   +18  0   869   96   13   13  
TP&W 0   0   18   +18  0   630   70   11   11  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
BRL 925   A&T 715   N&C 755   NO&J 915   SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020  
O&M 825  

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