Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Dan Drew bought BRL for $4109, Sleeping Dog bought A&T for $4301, Henry Farham bought NO&J for $12503, Edward Harriman bought MN for $606, Casey Jones bought MS for $1848, B bought O&M for $13870.

PCs Merged: G&C merges into W&M, GTW merges into ERIE, A&C merges into S&A, WBSH merges into M&C.

PCs Incorporated: A&WP, GM&O, MRLE, A&GW.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought 04/04/2000, NYC bought 04/04/2000, ERIE bought 04/04/2000, CNJ bought 04/04/2000, PENN bought 04/04/2000, READ bought 04/04/2000, B&O bought 04/04/2000, C&O bought 04/04/2000, R&D bought 04/04/2000, N&W bought 04/04/2000, W&M bought 04/04/2000, C&H bought 04/04/2000, S&A bought 04/04/2000, SCL bought 04/04/2000, S&G bought 04/04/2000, LS bought 04/04/2000, P&FW bought 04/04/2000, M&C bought 04/04/2000, TP&W bought 04/04/2000.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought steel rails, NYC bought steel rails, ERIE bought steel rails, PENN bought steel rails, READ bought steel rails, C&O bought steel rails, R&D bought steel rails, N&W bought steel rails, W&M bought steel rails, C&H bought steel rails, S&A bought Grand Station, S&A bought steel rails, SCL bought steel rails, S&G bought steel rails, LS bought steel rails, P&FW bought steel rails, M&C bought steel rails, TP&W bought steel rails.

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

B&H doubled NYNH, NYC doubled B&A, ERIE doubled C&A, PENN doubled LV, C&O doubled RF&P, N&W doubled VA3, C&H doubled GA8, S&A doubled GA2, SCL doubled SCL.

New RoWs acquired: B&H got NY1, PENN got MD1, LS got OH6, ERIE got MI1, NYC got MI2, P&FW got IN1, TP&W got IN2, M&C got IN4, C&O got IN5, N&W got KY2, W&M got TN2, S&A got TN5, C&H got TN10, S&G got AL4, SCL got AL8, R&D got VA7.

RR Mergers: B&O merges into LS.

Loan Recalls: Frank Throne.

New railroad Presidents: Cornelius Vanderbilt of A&WP, B of GM&O.

New Private Companies Available: MON, FW&C, C&EI, IC, C&NW, CRIP.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3173. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Frank Throne, Dan Drew, B, Casey Jones, Henry Farham, Stepp, George R. Obberbaron, Sleeping Dog

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
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 Casey Jones (10) Dan Drew (6) Henry Farham (7) Sleeping Dog (12) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2)
Rail Mogul Sleeping Dog (12) Casey Jones (10) B (4) Henry Farham (7) Dan Drew (6)
Rail Builder Edward Harriman (11) B (4) Henry Farham (7) Sleeping Dog (12) Stepp (5)
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) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Baron Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) Sleeping Dog (12) B (4) Edward Harriman (11)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Casey Jones N&W C&H .... MS
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt A&WP S&A .... ....
6 Dan Drew P&FW W&M .... BRL
13 Jay Gould M&C S&G .... ....
5 Stepp .... B&H MC ....
12 Sleeping Dog SCL C&O A&T ....
7 Henry Farham ERIE PENN NO&J ....
11 Edward Harriman NYC TP&W .... MN
4 B GM&O LS O&M ....
9 Jim Hill READ CNJ .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... ....
3 Darkwing .... .... .... ....
8 Frank Throne .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
14 Robert Stephenson .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 790   93224   51272   99   232126   136362   1   9   630   1210  
NYC New York Central 894   112503   58501   99   265171   122141   4   12   0   279  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1013   115086   59845   99   337004   181992   1   4   0   273  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   16947   10507   95   44042   16594   1   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 568   77831   42808   99   175573   87976   3   4   0   98  
READ Reading 104   15356   9521   92   38975   9282   4   6   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 764   67501   37125   99   219783   58868   2   4   125   556  
R&D Richmond & Danville 411   32941   18117   99   119628   67283   -1   1   470   383  
N&W Norfolk & Western 852   75847   41715   99   252444   87580   1   6   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 914   80917   42885   98   262138   124616   0   4   995   703  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 887   97546   50724   99   268539   107424   3   6   0   90  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 795   86771   45121   99   225254   134994   1   9   0   110  
SCL Sea Coast Line 691   81047   42145   99   212658   29324   6   1   590   221  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 508   48600   26243   97   151228   87898   -1   10   760   520  
LS Lake Shore 1011   101925   56058   99   281368   141484   1   9   500   1317  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   12961   8813   86   16299   16301   0   0   0   0  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 328   28142   14634   99   75564   49938   0   4   0   96  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 307   28800   16704   96   72985   45127   0   0   625   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 152   14220   9527   87   17699   17701   1   0   0   0  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 116   12274   7855   90   14099   14101   2   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   10182   5804   97   43079   22601   -3   3   350   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   11679   7708   88   15499   15501   0   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  (Double) GT C2 C3
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) B&M NY3 C4 C5
Unbuilt:: MI2 [Regions: ALN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE HRL C&A  (Double) NY2 PA11 GTW
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: AL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 PA4
Unbuilt:: MD1 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VA4 VA5 KY1
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AO]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D VA2 SC5
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: ]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) N&S VA3  (Double) VC NC1 WV4
Unbuilt:: KY2 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1 SC1 G&C NC2
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: AD]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A GA2  (Double) COG GA3 A&C GA5
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4 FL4 FL5 FL6
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: AG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: AD]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS P&LE OH3 OH5 B&O PA7 WV2
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: AOL]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW OH4
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: O]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C WBSH
Unbuilt:: IN4 [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: ]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
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
B&H 46   39   32   -14  958   3830   120   5   5  
NYC 48   50   53   +5  738   4422   55   11   11   5     9     10    
ERIE 30   35   41   +11  1219   5012   53   7   7   1     2    
CNJ 23   22   22   -1  161   619   51   9   9   10     12    
PENN 29   35   41   +12  942   2801   44   7   7  
READ 23   25   27   +4  171   497   23   9   6   10     11     12    
C&O 33   40   48   +15  1079   3747   73   12   12  
R&D 43   30   17   -26  4012   7058   37     8   6    
N&W 39   34   30   -9  1450   4235   29   10   10  
W&M 30   27   24   -6  983   4446   124   6   6   10    
C&H 31   28   26   -5  1181   4360   81   10   10   4    
S&A 52   50   48   -4  974   3852   123   2   2   13    
SCL 42   38   35   -7  1137   3440   22   12   12   13    
S&G 53   53   54   +1  888   2492   48   13   13   10     12    
LS 29   35   42   +13  624   4923   140   4   4  
MRLE 0   0   10   +10  0   621   69      
P&FW 28   49   71   +43  260   1572   68   6   6  
M&C 18   21   24   +6  366   1478   57   13   13  
A&WP 0   0   10   +10  0   684   76   2   2  
A&GW 0   0   10   +10  0   522   58      
TP&W 18   22   26   +8  253   700   0   11   11   5     13    
GM&O 0   0   10   +10  0   608   67   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
N&C 755   SM 220   MON 920   FW&C 570   C&EI 920   IC 925   C&NW 600  
CRIP 750  

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