Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Cornelius Vanderbilt bought N&C for $4319, Sleeping Dog bought MON for $16495, Henry Farham bought FW&C for $10005, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought IC for $7385, Stepp bought C&NW for $20123, Darkwing bought CRIP for $3333.

PCs Merged: BRL merges into W&M, MN merges into NYC, MC merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: O&M.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, ERIE bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, R&D bought Mogul 2-6-0, W&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, S&A bought Mogul 2-6-0, S&G bought Mogul 2-6-0, MRLE bought Mogul 2-6-0, P&FW bought Mogul 2-6-0, A&WP bought Mogul 2-6-0, A&GW bought Mogul 2-6-0, TP&W bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought coal burning engines, NYC bought coal burning engines, ERIE bought coal burning engines, PENN bought coal burning engines, C&O bought coal burning engines, W&M bought coal burning engines, S&A bought coal burning engines, MRLE bought coal burning engines, P&FW bought coal burning engines, A&WP bought coal burning engines, A&GW bought coal burning engines, TP&W bought coal burning engines.

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

B&H doubled C3, NYC doubled B&M, ERIE doubled HRL, PENN doubled PENN, S&A doubled S&A, S&G doubled S&G.

New RoWs acquired: B&H got PA8, PENN got MD2, ERIE got OH2, P&FW got OH7, NYC got MI5, LS got IN3, TP&W got IN7, M&C got IN8, C&O got IN9, N&W got KY5, S&A got KY7, W&M got TN3, A&WP got AL6, S&G got MS2, SCL got MS3, C&H got MS6, GM&O got MS4.

Loan Recalls: George R. Obberbaron, Darkwing, B, Stepp, Dan Drew, Henry Farham, Frank Throne, Casey Jones, Edward Harriman, Sleeping Dog.

New railroad Presidents: Frank Throne of R&D, B of O&M.

New Private Companies Available: C&C, L&N, CASL, CNS, M&SP, MP, M&LR.

Casey Jones earns the Heartland Award for linking the C&H from the Atlantic to the Mississippi region.

Stepp dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4567. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Farham, Casey Jones, Sleeping Dog

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Recession.
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) Jay Gould (13)
Rail Mogul Sleeping Dog (12) Casey Jones (10) B (4) Henry Farham (7) Dan Drew (6)
Rail Builder Casey Jones (10) Edward Harriman (11) B (4) Henry Farham (7) Dan Drew (6)
Rail Magnate Henry Farham (7) Casey Jones (10) Edward Harriman (11) B (4) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Prodigal Stepp (5) Jim Hill (9) Henry Farham (7) Cornelius Vanderbilt (2) Sleeping Dog (12)
Rail Baron Casey Jones (10) Henry Farham (7) Sleeping Dog (12) Stepp (5) B (4)

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
6 Dan Drew P&FW W&M .... ....
13 Jay Gould M&C S&G .... ....
5 Stepp .... B&H .... C&NW
2 Cornelius Vanderbilt A&WP S&A IC N&C
12 Sleeping Dog SCL C&O A&T MON
7 Henry Farham ERIE PENN NO&J FW&C
11 Edward Harriman NYC TP&W .... ....
4 B GM&O O&M .... ....
9 Jim Hill READ CNJ .... ....
1 George R. Obberbaron .... .... .... ....
8 Frank Throne R&D .... .... ....
3 Darkwing .... .... .... CRIP
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 1000   124801   68640   99   269827   169341   2   11   375   1196  
NYC New York Central 1206   165794   86214   99   319761   169887   5   7   0   181  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 1071   139612   72598   99   353768   195518   3   4   135   205  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   18006   11164   95   44873   16261   2   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 613   99980   54989   99   188337   98667   6   9   0   64  
READ Reading 104   16661   9997   94   39813   9303   5   0   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 889   85625   50518   95   240731   78059   2   2   296   511  
R&D Richmond & Danville 505   46659   25662   99   136044   74555   0   0   0   554  
N&W Norfolk & Western 977   88530   52234   95   276917   108206   0   0   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 1298   122998   63959   99   324536   179259   2   1   0   1274  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 981   118798   61775   99   290675   125812   4   1   1400   68  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 923   108569   56457   99   249090   155468   3   1   0   72  
SCL Sea Coast Line 809   95537   53501   95   229113   43983   5   2   950   608  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 660   71487   37173   99   178058   111688   2   0   1010   960  
LS Lake Shore 1111   120248   70948   95   303781   160231   1   6   350   1272  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   14152   9482   87   17155   15055   2   1   0   0  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 530   52773   27441   99   110342   81286   2   1   102   67  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 432   43644   25751   95   95362   65195   1   0   505   469  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 152   15193   8508   98   20903   19665   3   1   0   0  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 116   13104   8649   88   14890   12456   3   1   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 210   19894   10941   99   56401   34469   0   1   0   245  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   12857   8871   85   15499   15501   1   0   480   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   15491   10844   84   22229   20521   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  (Double) NY1
Unbuilt:: PA8 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ):   NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 C4 C5 MN MC MI2
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: ALN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE HRL  (Double) C&A  (Double) NY2 PA11 GTW MI1
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: AL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN):   PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 PA4 MD1
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VA4 VA5 KY1 IN5
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: AO]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D VA2 SC5 VA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ):   N&W  (Double) N&S VA3  (Double) VC NC1 WV4 KY2
Unbuilt:: KY5 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1 SC1 G&C NC2 BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: TN3 [Regions: AD]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H NER SC4 GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: ADM]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A  (Double) GA2  (Double) COG GA3 A&C GA5 TN5
Unbuilt:: KY7 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4 FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: AG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1 AL4
Unbuilt:: MS2 [Regions: AD]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS P&LE OH3 OH5 B&O PA7 WV2 OH6
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: AOL]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW OH4 IN1
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: OC]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C WBSH IN4
Unbuilt:: IN8 [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP
Unbuilt:: AL6 [Regions: D]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: ]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O
Unbuilt:: MS4 [Regions: G]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M
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 32   36   41   +9  1336   4895   105   5   5  
NYC 53   45   38   -15  1007   5881   156   11   11   5     9     10    
ERIE 41   35   30   -11  1547   5326   29   7   7   1     2    
CNJ 22   20   18   -4  163   631   39   9   9   10     12    
PENN 41   40   39   -2  784   3048   22   7   7   6    
READ 27   33   40   +13  103   497   23   9   6   4     10     11     12    
C&O 48   46   45   -3  965   4310   135   12   12   6     10    
R&D 17   17   17   +0  2202   7490   75   8   8   6    
N&W 30   26   22   -8  1623   4827   62   10   10  
W&M 24   22   21   -3  1422   6299   191   6   6   10    
C&H 26   30   35   +9  1385   4864   47   10   10   4     7    
S&A 48   41   35   -13  981   4551   64   2   2   13    
SCL 35   38   41   +6  1017   3993   59   12   12   13    
S&G 54   45   37   -17  708   3224   76   13   13   10     12    
LS 42   36   31   -11  2076   5373   190     4  
MRLE 10   12   15   +5  381   638   52      
P&FW 71   56   41   -30  704   2549   101   6   6  
M&C 24   29   35   +11  386   2098   62   13   13   2    
A&WP 10   13   16   +6  289   760   0   2   2  
A&GW 10   14   19   +9  323   536   44      
TP&W 26   22   19   -7  156   1015   35   11   11   5     13    
GM&O 10   15   21   +11  291   608   67   4   4  
O&M 0   0   11   +11  0   743   82   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SM 220   C&C 1010   C&EI 920   L&N 930   CASL 925   CNS 425   M&SP 1630  
MP 1415   M&LR 660  

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