Continental Rails II - Game # 20 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 20 - 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.

Message to All Players in This Game

Pour les joueurs m'ayant communiqué une adresse de courrier électronique, merci de vérifier que je n'ai pas fait d'erreur de saisie...

Confirmation pour le rapport sur les SCF : le nombre total d'actions est égal aux actions émises (disponibles sur le marché) augmenté des actions en réserve.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Karl Von Backenheime bought G&C for $1000, Thomas Scott bought M&C for $1018, Jim Fisk bought WBSH for $1820.

PCs Merged: B&M merges into B&A, B&H merges into B&A, NYNH merges into PENN, VC merges into C&O.

PCs Incorporated: COG, GT, LS.

New Engines Acquired: N&W bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: PENN bought Grand Station, N&W bought steel rails.

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

PENN doubled CNJ, N&W doubled N&W, SCL doubled S&G.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA6, LV got PA8, C&O got MD2, N&W got VA5, W&M got NC2, NER got SC2, C&H got SC4, SCL got GA8, B&O got WV1, NYC got C4, PENN got PA9.

RR Mergers: B&A merges into NYC.

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of GT, Jay Gould of LS.

New Private Companies Available: P&FW, A&WP, TP&W, A&T, N&C, NO&J, SM, MN.

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

Tycoon Announcements:

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Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 73 11929 7754 89 13769 11731 5 0 0 0
NYC New York Central 1136 154189 80177 99 264386 160461 6 4 0 0
LV Lehigh Valley 225 35975 20146 98 67756 35664 6 1 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 624 127027 66055 99 138723 88805 13 8 0 0
READ Reading 239 31334 17234 99 62106 34428 4 1 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 205 24727 13600 99 45494 11006 6 5 1025 146
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 387 30386 17623 99 79905 55515 0 1 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 288 37860 20823 99 51012 28697 7 1 0 84
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 353 32320 21008 89 73433 50877 -1 0 0 0
NER Northeastern Line 185 19085 10497 99 62104 26975 1 0 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129 17179 11682 86 26113 372 5 3 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 605 94816 52149 99 127193 54016 9 4 0 556
COG Central of Georgia 86 11932 7756 89 14984 12766 3 0 0 0
LS Lake Shore 182 19500 13455 85 28889 24611 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
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL  (Double) NY3 B&A B&M B&H C3
Unbuilt: C4 [Regions: ALN]
Lehigh Valley (LV ) LV PA2
Unbuilt: PA8 [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA1 NYNH PA3
Unbuilt: PA9 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ) READ PA5
Unbuilt: PA6 [Regions: A]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O MD1
Unbuilt: WV1 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O VC
Unbuilt: MD2 [Regions: A]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W  (Double) VA3 VA4
Unbuilt: VA5 [Regions: A]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ) W&M W&W NC1
Unbuilt: NC2 [Regions: A]
Northeastern Line (NER ) NER
Unbuilt: SC2 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H
Unbuilt: SC4 [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) S&A S&G  (Double) GA1
Unbuilt: GA8 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ) LS
Unbuilt: none [Regions: L]

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 0 0 12 +12  0 329 36 1 1
NYC 26 29 26 +0  372 5366 321 9 9
LV 20 22 24 +4  200 1078 47 2 2
PENN 37 39 41 +4  564 3026 99 3 3
READ 24 26 28 +4  159 1128 67 2 2
B&O 24 27 31 +7  281 1011 22 7 7 3
C&O 22 21 20 -2  124 1772 163 11 5 1
N&W 28 27 26 -2  243 1379 65 5 5
W&M 19 22 25 +6  372 1715 50 6 6 5
NER 16 18 20 +4  311 925 0 5 5 12
C&H 35 34 33 -2  112 651 0 4 4 10
SCL 34 37 40 +6  620 2947 85 1 1
COG 0 0 12 +12  0 387 43   10
LS 0 0 12 +12  0 819 91 9 9

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 P&FW 955 GTW 535 A&WP 760 A&GW 580
TP&W 700 A&T 715 N&C 755 NO&J 915 SM 220 MN 510

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