Continental Rails II - Game # 20 - Turn # 2

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Continental Rails II

Game # 20 - Turn # 2

Headline News 1843 to 1844

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1843: Great Britain granted rights to island of Hong Kong under Nanking Treaty.
1844: Opium War ends in China.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jay Gould bought B&A for $1190, Jay Gould bought HRL for $720, J. Edgar Thompson bought C&A for $900, Edward Harriman bought LV for $1186, Edward Harriman bought READ for $600, Thomas Durant bought C&O for $600, Leland Stanford bought W&W for $620, Karl Von Backenheime bought W&M for $680, Leland Stanford bought NER for $925, Jim Fisk bought S&A for $720, Jim Fisk bought S&G for $1580.

New railroad Presidents: J. Edgar Thompson of PENN, Leland Stanford of N&W.

Development of switch yards facilitates operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Boom.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Jay Gould (9) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Jim Fisk (1)
Rail Mogul Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Builder Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Magnate Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Baron Jay Gould (9) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Jim Fisk (1)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
9 Jay Gould .... .... B&A HRL
2 Edward Harriman .... .... LV READ
5 Leland Stanford N&W .... W&W NER
3 J. Edgar Thompson PENN .... C&A ....
1 Jim Fisk .... .... S&A S&G
6 Karl Von Backenheime .... .... W&M ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant .... .... C&O ....
10 Hannibal Kimball .... .... .... ....
7 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 148 21006 13444 96 29846 320 7 2 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 104 23359 14249 99 23168 250 14 5 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160 19805 12081 99 32753 499 7 1 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 82 15972 9743 99 18171 216 12 2 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129 22906 15347 93 27772 310 9 3 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 139 29492 18580 97 30541 300 12 1 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)
New York Central (NYC ) NYC
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]

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
NYC 15 20 25 +10  284 742 5    
PENN 17 23 30 +13  216 521 4 3 3
B&O 24 28 33 +9  277 803 5    
N&W 17 22 27 +10  160 411 3 5 5
C&H 17 21 26 +9  260 646 5    
SCL 24 29 34 +10  247 697 5    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&M 725 GT 365 B&H 550 NYNH 550 ERIE 1435 CNJ 670 RF&P 585
R&D 380 N&S 1215 LS 910

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