Continental Rails II SdH 2012 - Game # 20 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II SdH 2012

Game # 20 - 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: Karl Von Backenheime bought BRL for $2000, Jay Gould bought MC for $2000, Hannibal Kimball bought A&T for $1400, Edward Harriman bought GM&O for $2201, Edward Harriman bought NO&J for $2311, Thomas Durant bought MS for $1800, Thomas Scott bought O&M for $1200, Jim Fisk bought C&C for $2200.

PCs Merged: A&GW merges into WBSH, A&WP merges into COG, R&D merges into B&O, MRLE merges into LS.

PCs Incorporated: P&FW, TP&W.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, READ bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, NER bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, SCL bought Mogul 2-6-0, LS bought Mogul 2-6-0, G&C bought Mogul 2-6-0, M&C bought Mogul 2-6-0, WBSH bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&O bought steel rails, SCL bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: C2 by GT, C5 by NYC, NY2 by LV, PA4 by READ, OH1 by B&O, PA7 by C&O, KY1 by N&W, SC1 by NER, SC3 by C&H, AL4 by SCL, OH3 by LS.

LV doubled PA2, PENN doubled PA1, B&O doubled RF&P, N&W doubled VA3, SCL doubled GA1, WBSH doubled WBSH.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA10, LV got PA11, C&O got VA2, W&M got SC5, NER got GA4, B&O got OH4, LS got OH5, WBSH got OH8, NYC got MI1, M&C got IN4, N&W got IN5, G&C got TN2, SCL got AL3.

RR Mergers: LV merges into READ.

New railroad Presidents: Thomas Durant of P&FW, J. Edgar Thompson of TP&W.

New Private Companies Available: L&N, C&NW, CB&Q.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1000.

Invention of coal burning engine for locomotives improves operations, reduces operating costs.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Recession.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

Tycoon Announcements:

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Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron J. Edgar Thompson (3) Jay Gould (9) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Mogul Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Jay Gould (9) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Builder Jay Gould (9) Edward Harriman (2) Jim Fisk (1) Leland Stanford (5) Thomas Durant (11)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (9) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5) J. Edgar Thompson (3)
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) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) 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 TP&W .... GTW
9 Jay Gould NYC LS .... MC
1 Jim Fisk SCL WBSH .... C&C
2 Edward Harriman READ .... GM&O NO&J
5 Leland Stanford N&W NER N&C ....
7 Thomas Scott B&O M&C O&M ....
6 Karl Von Backenheime G&C W&M BRL ....
10 Hannibal Kimball COG .... .... A&T
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant P&FW .... .... MS
4 J. Pierpont Morgan C&H .... MN ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
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 329 37170 21187 97 58102 43296 4 3 0 0
NYC New York Central 1387 200641 112358 95 337105 121470 7 4 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 778 163076 84799 99 179515 118353 13 13 800 0
READ Reading 941 147099 77962 98 242386 120697 8 4 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 683 81740 51496 91 136013 80268 3 5 137 595
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 689 65015 38359 95 143546 103469 1 1 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 954 104572 57514 99 168571 118678 4 3 0 28
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 508 47078 27776 95 114420 80285 0 0 0 0
NER Northeastern Line 437 50212 30127 94 111316 64788 2 1 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 321 39532 22138 98 67334 21024 7 13 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 914 148921 77438 99 195587 62560 11 9 0 168
COG Central of Georgia 238 29828 19090 90 43193 30424 3 3 0 0
LS Lake Shore 558 70580 41642 95 114545 78021 4 4 0 0
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 191 18919 13432 83 33263 26137 0 0 0 0
G&C Greenville & Columbia 94 9741 6429 88 17718 13587 1 0 0 0
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193 17954 11311 91 33613 26067 1 7 0 0
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140 12696 9141 82 23561 18514 -1 0 0 0
WBSH Wabash Line 230 36298 21053 96 49205 37310 6 4 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
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL  (Double) NY3 B&A B&M B&H C3 C4 C5
Unbuilt: MI1 [Regions: ALN]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA1  (Double) NYNH  (Double) PA3
PA9
Unbuilt: PA10 [Regions: A]
Reading (READ) READ PA5 PA6 PA4 LV PA2  (Double) PA8 NY2
Unbuilt: PA11 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O MD1  (Double) RF&P  (Double) WV1 R&D OH1
Unbuilt: OH4 [Regions: A]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O VC MD2 PA7
Unbuilt: VA2 [Regions: AO]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W  (Double) VA3  (Double) VA4 N&S VA5 KY1
Unbuilt: IN5 [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ) W&M W&W NC1 NC2
Unbuilt: SC5 [Regions: A]
Northeastern Line (NER ) NER SC2 SC1
Unbuilt: GA4 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H SC4 SC3
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) S&A  (Double) S&G  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8 AL4
Unbuilt: AL3 [Regions: AD]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG A&WP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Lake Shore (LS ) LS P&LE MRLE OH3
Unbuilt: OH5 [Regions: OL]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW) P&FW
Unbuilt: none [Regions: O]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ) G&C
Unbuilt: TN2 [Regions: ]
Marietta & Cincinnati (M&C ) M&C
Unbuilt: IN4 [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W) TP&W
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ]
Wabash Line (WBSH) WBSH  (Double) A&GW
Unbuilt: OH8 [Regions: O]

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 19 26 33 +14  111 1517 128   1
NYC 29 29 30 +1  1554 6887 55 9 9
PENN 46 45 45 -1  1130 3895 0 3 3
READ 29 33 37 +8  540 4560 145 2 2
B&O 45 41 37 -8  966 3345 78 7 7 3
C&O 17 16 16 -1  638 3191 254   11 1 5
N&W 29 28 28 -1  1210 4701 73 5 5
W&M 24 25 26 +2  708 2540 0 6 6 5
NER 24 22 21 -3  377 2114 71 5 5 12
C&H 33 32 32 -1  231 1516 95 4 4 10
SCL 36 42 49 +13  1157 4501 76 1 1
COG 18 19 20 +2  105 1114 76 10 10 12
LS 19 22 25 +6  457 2668 122 9 9
P&FW 0 0 13 +13  0 860 95 11 11
G&C 13 14 16 +3  166 470 0 6 6 12
M&C 13 14 16 +3  308 965 0 7 7
TP&W 0 0 13 +13  0 630 70 3 3
WBSH 13 15 18 +5  191 1092 58 1 1

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
ERIE 1435 SM 220 MON 920 FW&C 570 C&EI 920 L&N 930 C&NW 600
CB&Q 950

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