Continental Rails II - Game # 20 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 20 - 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.

Message to All Players in This Game

A rendre pour minuit !!!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Edward Harriman bought B&M for $800, Jim Fisk bought GT for $520, Edward Harriman bought B&H for $581, J. Edgar Thompson bought NYNH for $850, Thomas Scott bought RF&P for $800, Hannibal Kimball bought COG for $700, Jay Gould bought LS for $1001, Jay Gould bought P&LE for $669, Leland Stanford bought VC for $1652.

PCs Merged: W&W merges into W&M, S&G merges into SCL, CNJ merges into PENN.

New Technologies Acquired: B&A bought steel rails, NYC bought Grand Station, NYC bought steel rails, LV bought steel rails, PENN bought steel rails, READ bought steel rails, B&O bought steel rails, W&M bought steel rails, NER bought steel rails, C&H bought steel rails, SCL bought steel rails.

RoWs built: PA1 by PENN, VA3 by N&W.

NYC doubled HRL, PENN doubled C&A, SCL doubled SCL.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got NY3, LV got PA2, PENN got PA3, READ got PA5, B&O got MD1, N&W got VA4, W&M got NC1, SCL got GA1, B&A got C3.

New railroad Presidents: Leland Stanford of NER.

New Private Companies Available: G&C, M&C, A&GW, WBSH.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Mild Depression.
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) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Mogul Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Jay Gould (9) Leland Stanford (5) Jim Fisk (1)
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) Jay Gould (9) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5) Jim Fisk (1)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&A Boston & Albany 201 20501 11276 99 69917 36933 -1 4 0 0
NYC New York Central 290 38936 20247 99 79242 26745 6 8 0 0
LV Lehigh Valley 130 17006 9353 99 48731 25649 0 4 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 425 79170 43543 99 97123 54355 10 6 0 0
READ Reading 104 15356 8446 99 40650 21302 2 9 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160 13203 7262 99 33601 1229 4 5 225 0
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94 9159 6503 86 29680 15308 -4 1 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 158 20663 14464 87 28270 10317 3 0 130 0
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 253 20708 13668 88 53860 34670 -2 8 0 0
NER Northeastern Line 185 17254 11905 85 57605 24444 -3 3 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129 15070 9645 90 26113 372 5 3 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 434 60467 37490 92 94068 32725 5 4 855 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: C3 [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL  (Double)
Unbuilt: NY3 [Regions: A]
Lehigh Valley (LV ) LV
Unbuilt: PA2 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) CNJ PA1
Unbuilt: PA3 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ) READ
Unbuilt: PA5 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O
Unbuilt: MD1 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W VA3
Unbuilt: VA4 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ) W&M W&W
Unbuilt: NC1 [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  (Double) S&A S&G
Unbuilt: GA1 [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 18 21 25 +7  331 1005 0 9 9
NYC 26 26 26 +0  374 1457 0 9 9
LV 18 19 20 +2  198 650 0 2 2
PENN 37 37 37 +0  234 2016 114 3 3
READ 18 21 24 +6  178 520 0 2 2
B&O 41 32 24 -17  359 808 0 7 7
C&O 18 20 22 +4  154 453 17 11 11 1
N&W 23 25 28 +5  140 756 38 5 5
W&M 18 18 19 +1  210 1205 60 6 6
NER 18 17 16 -2  321 856 69 5 5
C&H 42 38 35 -7  187 651 0 4 4 10
SCL 35 34 34 -1  436 2099 78 1 1

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
ERIE 1435 R&D 380 MRLE 690 G&C 470 GTW 535 M&C 965 A&GW 580
WBSH 570

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