Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jay Gould bought B&H for $551, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought NYNH for $651, Railroad Bill bought ERIE for $4435, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought C&A for $651, Jim Hill bought COG for $758, B bought MRLE for $6177, Henry Farham bought P&FW for $2703, Railroad Bill bought M&C for $7180.

PCs Merged: W&M merges into C&H, S&A merges into S&G, W&W merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: P&LE, LS, READ.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought Norris 4-2-0, GT bought Norris 4-2-0, B&A bought Norris 4-2-0, NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, CNJ bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, C&O bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0, S&G bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&H bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: PA5 by PENN, VA4 by N&W, SC4 by C&H, GA4 by SCL.

C&H doubled C&H.

New RoWs acquired: B&M got ME1, NYC got NY3, PENN got PA6, CNJ got PA9, C&O got MD2, N&W got VA5, C&H got GA1, S&G got GA6, GT got C2, B&A got C3, SCL got FL4.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Hill of B&M, Thomas Durant of READ, Jay Gould of B&O, Casey Jones of LS, B of P&LE.

New Private Companies Available: GTW, VC, A&WP, A&GW.

Henry Farham dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1117. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Stepp, B

Development of switch yards facilitates operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

11 Thomas Durant Sorry, I don't have time to play. Good luck all. Carl

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Henry Farham (6) B (1) Casey Jones (2) Railroad Bill (9) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Mogul B (1) Casey Jones (2) Stepp (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Jay Gould (7)
Rail Builder B (1) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Frederik Conrad (4) Griffes d’argent (5)
Rail Magnate B (1) Casey Jones (2) Stepp (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Henry Farham (6) Stepp (10) B (1) Casey Jones (2)
Rail Baron B (1) Casey Jones (2) Stepp (10) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Henry Farham (6)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
4 Frederik Conrad C&H .... .... ....
1 B P&LE C&O .... MRLE
6 Henry Farham PENN .... .... P&FW
9 Railroad Bill N&W .... M&C ERIE
5 Griffes d’argent .... .... .... ....
2 Casey Jones LS CNJ .... ....
10 Stepp SCL .... .... ....
7 Jay Gould S&G B&O B&H ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC B&A C&A NYNH
8 Jim Hill B&M GT .... COG
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... RF&P ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant READ .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&M Boston & Maine 145 21002 12811 99 40872 24678 4 4 680 0
GT Grand Trunk 73 14416 8938 98 23462 14136 7 0 0 0
B&A Boston & Albany 201 27456 17023 98 57297 34237 3 4 0 0
NYC New York Central 290 41479 25717 98 72282 26022 5 16 0 0
CNJ Central New Jersey 134 22243 13568 99 41726 24884 5 9 770 0
PENN Pennsylvania 369 58243 37858 95 99679 48542 5 1 0 0
READ Reading 104 20013 14609 87 28274 18851 3 0 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160 17984 10970 99 28694 576 6 5 0 0
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94 11829 7216 99 26145 15687 3 9 760 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 651 77386 50300 95 165982 92339 2 2 0 325
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 530 74129 45960 95 128621 63393 5 13 855 187
SCL Sea Coast Line 278 46666 28466 99 72624 27531 8 4 0 0
S&G Savannah & Gulf 295 41134 27560 93 78030 48870 2 4 625 0
LS Lake Shore 182 22501 15751 90 41729 27821 1 0 0 0
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131 19557 14081 88 31784 21191 2 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 & Maine (B&M ) B&M
Unbuilt: ME1 [Regions: A]
Grand Trunk (GT ) GT
Unbuilt: C2 [Regions: A]
Boston & Albany (B&A ) B&A
Unbuilt: C3 [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL
Unbuilt: NY3 [Regions: A]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ) CNJ
Unbuilt: PA9 [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: none [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O
Unbuilt: MD2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W N&S R&D W&W VA4
Unbuilt: VA5 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) NER W&M SC4
Unbuilt: GA1 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL GA4
Unbuilt: FL4 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ) S&G S&A
Unbuilt: GA6 [Regions: A]
Lake Shore (LS ) LS
Unbuilt: none [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE) P&LE
Unbuilt: none [Regions: OL]

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&M 16 19 23 +7  265 653 72 8 7
GT 16 18 20 +4  131 329 36 8 8
B&A 16 18 20 +4  352 905 100 3 3
NYC 18 22 27 +9  543 1457 0 3 3
CNJ 16 19 22 +6  235 670 0 2 2
PENN 34 32 30 -4  335 1783 67 6 6 2
READ 0 0 15 +15  0 468 52 11 11
B&O 25 34 44 +19  349 804 4 7 7 2
C&O 16 22 29 +13  193 423 47 1 1
N&W 26 27 29 +3  551 3134 125 9 9 1
C&H 28 35 43 +15  500 2549 107 4 4 1
SCL 50 57 64 +14  217 1328 69 10 10 5
S&G 16 24 32 +16  323 1328 147 7 7 8
LS 0 0 15 +15  0 819 91 2 2
P&LE 0 0 15 +15  0 590 65 1 1

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
G&C 470 GTW 535 VC 1465 A&WP 760 A&GW 580

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