Continental Rails II - Game # 19 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 19 - 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: Jay Gould bought WBSH for $10001, Stepp bought NO&J for $13456, Railroad Bill bought MN for $812, B bought MON for $21065, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought FW&C for $13947.

PCs Merged: A&C merges into COG.

PCs Incorporated: N&C, MC, TP&W, A&T, GM&O, SM, BRL.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: C5 by NYC, NY1 by CNJ, WV3 by PENN, MD1 by READ, OH1 by B&O, VA2 by C&O, IN4 by N&W, AL3 by C&H, FL6 by SCL, AL1 by S&G, AL6 by COG, OH5 by LS, IN2 by P&LE, IN5 by P&FW, OH7 by M&C.

NYC doubled B&A, CNJ doubled ERIE, PENN doubled LV, READ doubled READ, C&O doubled PA7, C&H doubled GA8, S&G doubled S&A, COG doubled COG, LS doubled LS, P&FW doubled P&FW.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA8, READ got VA7, C&O got SC5, B&O got OH2, LS got OH6, NYC got MI1, M&C got IN1, P&FW got IN7, N&W got IN8, P&LE got IN9, G&C got TN2, C&H got TN10, S&G got AL4, COG got AL7, SCL got AL5.

RR Mergers: C&O merges into P&LE, LS merges into CNJ.

Insolvent RRs: GT.

Loan Recalls: Cornelius Vanderbilt.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of COG, Cornelius Vanderbilt of TP&W, Casey Jones of A&T, B of GM&O, Jim Hill of N&C, Thomas Durant of SM.

New Private Companies Available: MS, O&M, C&C, IC, C&NW, CRIP, CB&Q.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4371. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Frederik Conrad

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4031. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: B, Stepp, Frederik Conrad

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, 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

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
2 Casey Jones A&T CNJ .... ....
9 Railroad Bill N&W M&C .... MN
8 Jim Hill .... N&C .... ....
1 B P&LE GM&O .... MON
6 Henry Farham PENN P&FW .... ....
4 Frederik Conrad C&H .... .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt NYC TP&W .... FW&C
7 Jay Gould S&G COG .... WBSH
5 Griffes d’argent .... G&C .... ....
10 Stepp SCL .... NO&J ....
11 Thomas Durant READ SM .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... RF&P ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 952 91027 52794 99 301396 169315 -2 0 0 57
NYC New York Central 1334 180789 99434 99 415128 225580 3 4 0 0
CNJ Central New Jersey 1354 140289 77158 99 357803 169483 2 7 500 1721
PENN Pennsylvania 761 86608 48500 98 216671 118662 1 19 0 742
READ Reading 244 44912 24702 99 74680 35964 8 9 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 445 31998 18559 99 109666 47414 -1 36 675 530
N&W Norfolk & Western 1199 105824 69843 91 325620 189201 -3 7 505 62
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1020 119034 66659 98 261306 142559 2 12 0 94
SCL Sea Coast Line 691 86764 47719 99 196987 98164 3 25 665 0
S&G Savannah & Gulf 646 70472 38760 99 173419 106747 1 4 760 100
COG Central of Georgia 494 49495 28707 99 107740 71696 1 1 300 0
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 1532 148046 88826 97 419166 249449 -1 9 740 1600
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 432 45574 26433 99 112203 69533 0 7 0 0
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94 8008 4725 98 29939 15681 -3 1 995 0
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 295 25844 16282 94 62933 43907 -1 4 1010 0
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185 14324 10313 85 20499 20501 -1 0 0 0
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140 10473 7017 90 15299 15301 0 0 0 0
MC Michigan Central 152 13825 8986 92 17699 17701 1 0 0 0
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143 12236 8932 84 16299 16301 -1 0 0 0
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135 11820 8510 85 15499 15501 -1 0 0 0
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151 12887 8505 91 17099 17101 0 0 0 0
SM Southern Mississippi 44 6677 5008 82 6199 6201 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)
Grand Trunk (GT ) GT C2 B&M B&H ME1 C1
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL C&A  (Double) NYNH NY3 B&A  (Double) C3 C4 C5
Unbuilt: MI1 [Regions: ALN]
Central New Jersey (CNJ ) CNJ ERIE  (Double) PA9 PA10 NY1 LS  (Double) OH3 OH5
Unbuilt: OH6 [Regions: AL]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN LV  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 WV3
Unbuilt: PA8 [Regions: AO]
Reading (READ) READ  (Double) PA1 MD1
Unbuilt: VA7 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O WV1 OH1
Unbuilt: OH2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W N&S R&D W&W VA4 VA5 KY1 IN4
Unbuilt: IN8 [Regions: AO]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) NER  (Double) W&M SC4 GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3
Unbuilt: TN10 [Regions: AD]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6
Unbuilt: AL5 [Regions: AG]
Savannah & Gulf (S&G ) S&G S&A  (Double) GA6 GA7 AL1
Unbuilt: AL4 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG  (Double) A&WP A&C AL6
Unbuilt: AL7 [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie (P&LE) P&LE MRLE GTW OH4 IN2 C&O MD2 VC PA7  (Double) VA2
Unbuilt: IN9 [Regions: AOL]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW) P&FW  (Double) A&GW IN5
Unbuilt: IN7 [Regions: O]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ) G&C
Unbuilt: TN2 [Regions: ]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ) M&C OH7
Unbuilt: IN1 [Regions: O]
Blue Ridge Line (BRL ) BRL
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W) TP&W
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ]
Michigan Central (MC ) MC
Unbuilt: none [Regions: L]
Alabama & Tennessee (A&T ) A&T
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O) GM&O
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Nashville & Chattanooga (N&C ) N&C
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ]
Southern Mississippi (SM ) SM
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]

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 41 38 35 -6  2696 4760 0    
NYC 52 42 33 -19  1942 6622 55 3 3
CNJ 51 61 71 +20  906 6605 165 2 2 3 9
PENN 32 39 46 +14  861 3750 60 6 6 2
READ 93 93 94 +1  466 1198 22 11 11 5
B&O 35 37 39 +4  486 2193 40   7 2 5
N&W 26 28 31 +5  1531 5937 62 9 9 1 2
C&H 33 40 47 +14  1253 5025 81 4 4 1
SCL 89 87 86 -3  702 3440 22 10 10 5
S&G 29 35 42 +13  833 3182 48 7 7 8
COG 28 24 21 -7  326 2343 127 7 7 8
P&LE 33 38 40 +7  657 7495 165 1 1
P&FW 27 38 50 +23  440 2098 62 6 6
G&C 18 26 35 +17  200 470 0 5 5
M&C 25 38 52 +27  250 1424 51 9 9 7 8
BRL 0 0 10 +10  0 833 92   5
TP&W 0 0 10 +10  0 630 70 3 3
MC 0 0 10 +10  0 684 76   9
A&T 0 0 10 +10  0 644 71 2 2
GM&O 0 0 10 +10  0 608 67 1 1
N&C 0 0 10 +10  0 680 75 8 8
SM 0 0 10 +10  0 198 22 11 11

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
MS 1020 O&M 825 C&C 1010 IC 925 C&NW 600 CRIP 750 CB&Q 950

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