Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Griffes dÆargent bought G&C for $978, Jim Hill bought GTW for $539, Frederik Conrad bought VC for $4365, Jay Gould bought A&WP for $4501, Henry Farham bought A&GW for $11461.

PCs Merged: ERIE merges into CNJ, MRLE merges into P&LE, B&H merges into B&M, C&A merges into NYC, NYNH merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: M&C, P&FW, COG.

New Engines Acquired: B&M bought 04/04/2000, B&A 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, SCL bought 04/04/2000, S&G bought 04/04/2000, LS bought 04/04/2000, P&LE bought 04/04/2000.

New Technologies Acquired: B&M bought switch yards, GT bought switch yards, B&A bought switch yards, CNJ bought switch yards, PENN bought switch yards, READ bought switch yards, B&O bought switch yards, N&W bought Grand Station, SCL bought Grand Station, SCL bought switch yards, S&G bought switch yards, LS bought switch yards, P&LE bought switch yards.

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

SCL doubled SCL.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA1, C&O got PA7, CNJ got PA10, S&G got GA7, C&H got GA8, SCL got FL5, B&O got WV1, LS got OH3, P&LE got OH4, N&W got KY1, B&M got C1, NYC got C4, PENN got WV2.

RR Mergers: B&M merges into GT, B&A merges into NYC.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Hill of COG, Henry Farham of P&FW, Railroad Bill of M&C.

New Private Companies Available: BRL, TP&W, WBSH, MC, A&C, A&T, GM&O, N&C, SM, MN.

B dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2017. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Frederik Conrad, Stepp, Cornelius Vanderbilt

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Boom.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

11 Thomas Durant bonjour je viens de reprendre la partie de carl olson, je suis débutant.

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron B (1) Henry Farham (6) Casey Jones (2) Railroad Bill (9) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Mogul B (1) Casey Jones (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Stepp (10) Jay Gould (7)
Rail Builder Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Frederik Conrad (4) Henry Farham (6) Jim Hill (8) B (1)
Rail Magnate B (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Casey Jones (2) Frederik Conrad (4) Henry Farham (6)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (1) Stepp (10) Henry Farham (6) Frederik Conrad (4)
Rail Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) B (1) Henry Farham (6) Frederik Conrad (4) Casey Jones (2)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 720 103102 59800 99 211047 123040 5 0 0 272
NYC New York Central 1083 179190 103930 99 324371 170453 7 9 0 0
CNJ Central New Jersey 575 72634 42128 99 158375 95567 4 0 800 346
PENN Pennsylvania 479 79213 45943 99 137444 70619 7 1 805 0
READ Reading 104 21486 12462 99 30071 19550 10 1 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160 18726 11236 97 29155 755 7 1 1025 0
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 246 27777 18055 95 69223 41939 1 4 750 380
N&W Norfolk & Western 928 103422 68259 91 243884 139037 1 4 146 130
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 701 105038 69325 91 176876 91688 4 4 0 417
SCL Sea Coast Line 443 78164 42991 99 113651 52140 10 4 0 0
S&G Savannah & Gulf 420 55168 35859 92 114014 70546 2 1 0 313
COG Central of Georgia 86 14645 10544 85 24086 14764 3 0 0 0
LS Lake Shore 182 24354 14125 99 46971 29859 4 2 535 0
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 269 40726 24029 98 73352 45281 6 9 685 0
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 191 21906 15553 86 46871 28729 0 0 0 0
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193 19409 13392 88 45569 27931 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)
Grand Trunk (GT ) GT C2 B&M B&H ME1
Unbuilt: C1 [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL C&A NYNH NY3 B&A C3
Unbuilt: C4 [Regions: ALN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ) CNJ ERIE PA9
Unbuilt: PA10 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN LV PA5 PA6
Unbuilt: WV2 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ) READ
Unbuilt: PA1 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O
Unbuilt: WV1 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O MD2
Unbuilt: PA7 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W N&S R&D W&W VA4 VA5
Unbuilt: KY1 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) NER W&M SC4 GA1
Unbuilt: GA8 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) GA4 FL4
Unbuilt: FL5 [Regions: A]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ) S&G S&A GA6
Unbuilt: GA7 [Regions: A]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ) LS
Unbuilt: OH3 [Regions: L]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE) P&LE MRLE
Unbuilt: OH4 [Regions: OL]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW) P&FW
Unbuilt: none [Regions: O]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ) M&C
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
GT 20 23 27 +7  115 3241 359 8 8 7
NYC 27 38 41 +14  577 5127 295 3 3
CNJ 22 29 36 +14  255 2655 220 2 2 9
PENN 30 36 43 +13  603 2345 55 6 6 2
READ 15 24 34 +19  232 520 0 11 11
B&O 44 58 73 +29  226 808 0 7 7 2 5
C&O 29 39 50 +21  137 1154 76 1 1
N&W 29 31 34 +5  1018 4506 138 9 9 1
C&H 43 44 46 +3  696 3426 85 4 4 1
SCL 64 75 86 +22  361 2140 82 10 10 5
S&G 32 39 46 +14  415 1913 187 7 8
COG 0 0 16 +16  0 387 43 8 8
LS 15 20 26 +11  365 910 0 2 2
P&LE 15 23 32 +17  278 1276 69 1 1
P&FW 0 0 16 +16  0 860 95 6 6
M&C 0 0 16 +16  0 869 96 9 9

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
BRL 925 TP&W 700 WBSH 570 MC 760 A&C 685 A&T 715 GM&O 675
N&C 755 SM 220 MN 510

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