Continental Rails II - Game # 18 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II

Game # 18 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Edward Harriman bought C&C for $5174, Casey Jones bought C&EI for $3730, Jay Gould bought L&N for $5301, Jim Hill bought CNS for $4011, Stepp bought M&SP for $22235, Darkwing bought MP for $2525, George R. Obberbaron bought M&LR for $1000.

PCs Merged: N&C merges into S&A, MON merges into C&O, MS merges into ERIE.

PCs Incorporated: C&NW, FW&C, IC, CRIP.

New Engines Acquired: SCL bought Mogul 2-6-0, M&C bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: CNJ bought steel rails, READ bought coal burning engines, C&H bought coal burning engines, SCL bought coal burning engines, S&G bought coal burning engines, M&C bought coal burning engines.

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

NYC doubled C5, ERIE doubled PA11, PENN doubled PA4, C&O doubled IN5, W&M doubled BRL, C&H doubled C&H, S&G doubled AL1, P&FW doubled IN1, M&C doubled WBSH.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA3, B&H got PA9, PENN got WV1, O&M got IN6, S&A got IN10, TP&W got IL4, M&C got IL5, N&W got KY3, W&M got KY4, C&O got KY12, SCL got TN12, S&G got AL2, A&WP got AL7, P&FW got OH1, GM&O got MS7.

RR Mergers: NYC merges into TP&W, PENN merges into ERIE, N&W merges into C&H.

Loan Recalls: B, Stepp, Frank Throne, Sleeping Dog.

Cornered stocks: READ.

New railroad Presidents: Casey Jones of A&GW, Henry Farham of FW&C, Cornelius Vanderbilt of IC, Stepp of C&NW.

New Private Companies Available: CB&Q, FEC, CP, WP.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4015. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Casey Jones, B, Sleeping Dog, Dan Drew

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

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 1075   150074   82541   99   294686   186732   4   4   770   943  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 2175   343679   182149   98   646871   373134   6   4   410   222  
CNJ Central New Jersey 134   20456   13092   90   44873   16261   3   2   0   0  
READ Reading 104   18300   10980   94   40499   9657   6   2   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 1221   153937   84665   99   318588   133343   5   2   320   484  
R&D Richmond & Danville 505   50975   30075   95   136044   74555   0   2   0   305  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 1398   149137   77551   99   354065   199681   3   4   460   828  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 2348   308075   172521   95   674901   298977   4   2   505   807  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1254   164765   87326   98   318854   208369   5   9   610   47  
SCL Sea Coast Line 999   123223   65308   98   273465   76666   6   2   0   857  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 862   111831   58152   99   224209   146772   5   2   500   1084  
LS Lake Shore 1181   145313   85734   95   325398   174447   3   0   0   973  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   15988   10232   90   18066   15045   4   0   0   0  
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 632   82286   44435   97   137239   71284   6   10   400   93  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 533   66222   37084   98   120219   83802   4   0   0   633  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 271   28662   15764   99   46100   39137   3   1   300   0  
A&GW Atlantic & Great Western 116   14790   9909   87   15656   12017   4   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1701   269828   145706   97   448052   257808   7   15   600   277  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 231   24288   14330   95   38627   32758   3   0   1055   288  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   18230   10026   99   26585   22765   4   0   560   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 114   16589   11115   87   22791   17909   3   0   0   0  
IC Illinois Central 185   21114   14358   86   33725   26500   1   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   17248   11556   87   23715   18635   3   0   0   0  
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 150   18859   13578   82   28335   22265   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  (Double) GT C2 C3  (Double) NY1 PA8
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: AN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE):   ERIE HRL  (Double) C&A  (Double) NY2 PA11  (Double) GTW MI1 MS
OH2 PENN  (Double) LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 PA4  (Double) MD1
MD2
Unbuilt:: WV1 [Regions: AOL]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ):   CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Reading (READ):   READ
Unbuilt:: PA3 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ):   C&O RF&P  (Double) VA4 VA5 KY1 IN5  (Double) MON IN9
Unbuilt:: KY12 [Regions: AOC]
Richmond & Danville (R&D ):   R&D VA2 SC5 VA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ):   W&M SC2 W&W VA1 SC1 G&C NC2 BRL  (Double) TN2 TN3
Unbuilt:: KY4 [Regions: AD]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ):   C&H  (Double) NER SC4 GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10 MS6 N&W  (Double)
N&S VA3  (Double) VC NC1 WV4 KY2 KY5
Unbuilt:: KY3 [Regions: ADOM]
Savannah & Augusta (S&A ):   S&A  (Double) GA2  (Double) COG GA3 A&C GA5 TN5 N&C KY7
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: ADO]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ):   SCL  (Double) GA4 FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8 MS3
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: AG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ):   S&G  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1  (Double) AL4 MS2
Unbuilt:: AL2 [Regions: ADG]
Lake Shore (LS ):   LS P&LE OH3 OH5 B&O PA7 WV2 OH6 IN3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AOL]
Mad River & Lake Erie (MRLE):   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW):   P&FW OH4 IN1  (Double) OH7
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: OC]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ):   M&C WBSH  (Double) IN4 IN8
Unbuilt:: IL5 [Regions: O]
Atlanta & West Point (A&WP):   A&WP AL6
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: D]
Atlantic & Great Western (A&GW):   A&GW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W):   TP&W IN2 IN7 NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 C4 C5  (Double)
MN MC MI2 MI5
Unbuilt:: IL4 [Regions: ALCN]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O):   GM&O MS4
Unbuilt:: MS7 [Regions: G]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ):   O&M
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: O]
Ft. Wayne & Chicago (FW&C):   FW&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Illinois Central (IC ):   IC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW):   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP):   CRIP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]

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 41   35   30   -11  1898   5338   37   5   5  
ERIE 30   31   32   +2  1055   10635   245   7   7  
CNJ 18   25   33   +15  202   670   0   9   9   10     12    
READ 40   50   61   +21  70   520   0   9   9   4     6     10     11     12    
C&O 45   37   30   -15  1644   5804   301   12   12   6     10    
R&D 17   16   16   -1  3786   7490   75     6  
W&M 21   21   22   +1  1903   6940   50   6   6   10    
C&H 35   33   26   -9  1192   11555   195   10   10  
S&A 35   34   34   -1  1254   6105   165   2   2   13    
SCL 41   39   37   -4  1020   4848   154   12   12   13    
S&G 37   36   35   -2  673   4209   101   13   13   10     12    
LS 31   30   29   -2  1978   5688   225     4  
MRLE 15   22   29   +14  281   651   39     2   12     13    
P&FW 41   42   44   +3  806   3109   51   6   6   13    
M&C 35   41   47   +12  480   2615   50   13   13   2    
A&WP 16   22   28   +12  225   1296   59     2  
A&GW 19   30   41   +22  212   547   33   10   10   2     5     12    
TP&W 19   23   35   +16  311   8370   142   11   11   5     10    
GM&O 21   26   31   +10  193   1107   48   4   4  
O&M 11   14   18   +7  314   743   82   4   4  
FW&C 0   0   13   +13  0   513   57   7   7  
IC 0   0   13   +13  0   833   92   2   2  
C&NW 0   0   13   +13  0   540   60   5   5  
CRIP 0   0   13   +13  0   675   75     3  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
SM 220   CB&Q 950   CASL 925   FEC 1495   CP 770   WP 710  

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