Continental Rails II - Game # 20 - Turn # 3

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Continental Rails II

Game # 20 - Turn # 3

Headline News 1845 to 1846

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1845: First telegraph line laid between Washington and Baltimore.
1846: Congress declares war with Mexico over Texas border incidents!

Message to All Players in This Game

Pour les prochains tours :
- Olivier Jacus disposera d'une copie informatique des rapports de tour, y compris le formulaire de saisie pour chaque joueur.
- Il vous faudra vous connecter sur l'ordinateur où seront stockés ces rapports, sélectionner votre formulaire de saisie, et y saisir vos ordres ; ils me seront automatiquement transférés.

Pour les joueurs déjà rentrés chez eux, je communiquerai leurs rapports par mail.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Edgar Thompson bought CNJ for $1000, John Forbes bought N&S for $2200.

PCs Merged: S&A merges into SCL, HRL merges into NYC, C&A merges into PENN.

PCs Incorporated: NER, W&M, LV, READ, B&A, C&O.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, PENN bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, C&H bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: NYC bought switch yards, PENN bought switch yards, B&O bought switch yards, N&W bought switch yards, C&H bought switch yards, SCL bought switch yards.

PENN doubled PENN.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA1, N&W got VA3.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of B&A, Jay Gould of NYC, Edward Harriman of LV, Edward Harriman of READ, Thomas Scott of B&O, Thomas Durant of C&O, Karl Von Backenheime of W&M, J. Pierpont Morgan of C&H, Jim Fisk of SCL.

Technology advance to steel rails improves track durability, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Boom to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
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 Jay Gould (9) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Mogul J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Builder Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Magnate J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (4) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5) Jay Gould (9) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
1 Jim Fisk SCL .... .... S&G
9 Jay Gould NYC B&A .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson PENN .... .... CNJ
2 Edward Harriman LV READ .... ....
5 Leland Stanford N&W .... W&W ....
6 Karl Von Backenheime .... W&M .... ....
4 J. Pierpont Morgan C&H .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant C&O .... .... ....
10 Hannibal Kimball .... .... .... ....
7 Thomas Scott B&O .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... N&S ....
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
B&A Boston & Albany 201 30438 21915 85 63887 32913 2 0 0 0
NYC New York Central 290 47617 28094 98 77502 25585 9 1 0 0
LV Lehigh Valley 130 25204 17643 87 45143 23257 5 0 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 196 58428 33888 99 62145 20033 20 6 0 0
READ Reading 104 22872 15096 91 38279 19721 8 0 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160 20803 12066 99 32449 461 8 3 0 0
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94 13885 9442 89 29567 15233 3 0 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 82 15524 9935 93 18171 216 10 2 0 0
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133 15262 10683 87 38543 19857 1 0 0 0
NER Northeastern Line 185 24726 17803 85 56495 29105 1 0 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129 22704 14304 94 26113 372 10 3 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 277 52384 30907 98 75469 24124 11 12 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 & Albany (B&A ) B&A
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Lehigh Valley (LV ) LV
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) C&A
Unbuilt: PA1 [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: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W
Unbuilt: VA3 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ) W&M
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Northeastern Line (NER ) NER
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL S&A
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
B&A 0 0 18 +18  0 905 100 9 9
NYC 25 25 26 +1  244 1382 75 9 9
LV 0 0 18 +18  0 585 65 2 2
PENN 30 33 37 +7  149 939 46 3 3
READ 0 0 18 +18  0 468 52 2 2
B&O 33 37 41 +8  233 804 4 7 7
C&O 0 0 18 +18  0 423 47 11 11
N&W 27 25 23 -4  105 414 0 5 5
W&M 0 0 18 +18  0 599 66 6 6
NER 0 0 18 +18  0 833 92   5
C&H 26 34 42 +16  217 646 5 4 4 10
SCL 34 34 35 +1  195 1319 73 1 1

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 RF&P 585 R&D 380
COG 430 LS 910 P&LE 655 MRLE 690 GTW 535 VC 1465

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