Continental Rails II SdH 2012 - Game # 20 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II SdH 2012

Game # 20 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Message to All Players in This Game

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Cette partie n°20 se poursuivra après les Semaines avec tous les joueurs souhaitant y participer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Leland Stanford bought C&EI for $950, Jim Fisk bought C&NW for $5150.

PCs Merged: MN merges into NYC, BRL merges into SCL, GM&O merges into SCL, MC merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: MS, NO&J, O&M.

New Engines Acquired: B&O bought 04/04/2000, C&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, W&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, COG bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought coal burning engines, NYC bought coal burning engines, PENN bought coal burning engines, READ bought coal burning engines, B&O bought coal burning engines, N&W bought Grand Station, N&W bought coal burning engines, NER bought coal burning engines, C&H bought coal burning engines, SCL bought coal burning engines, P&FW bought coal burning engines, TP&W bought coal burning engines.

RoWs built: PA10 by PENN, PA11 by READ, OH4 by B&O, VA2 by C&O, IN5 by N&W, SC5 by W&M, GA4 by NER, AL3 by SCL, OH5 by LS, TN2 by G&C, IN4 by M&C, OH8 by WBSH.

RoWs abandoned: MI1 was abandoned by NYC.

N&W doubled VA4, NER doubled SC1, C&H doubled C&H, SCL doubled GA8.

New RoWs acquired: READ got NY1, W&M got VA1, NER got FL4, P&FW got WV2, LS got OH6, NYC got MI5, WBSH got IN1, N&W got IN7, G&C got TN4, SCL got TN10.

RR Mergers: LS merges into NYC, M&C merges into B&O.

Loan Recalls: Karl Von Backenheime.

New railroad Presidents: Edward Harriman of NO&J, Thomas Scott of O&M.

New Private Companies Available: A&C, IC, CRIP, CASL, FEC, CNS, MP, M&LR.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1001. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Edward Harriman

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) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5) Jay Gould (9)
Rail Builder Jay Gould (9) Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5)
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 Jim Fisk (1) Jay Gould (9) 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
1 Jim Fisk SCL WBSH C&NW C&C
9 Jay Gould NYC .... .... ....
3 J. Edgar Thompson PENN TP&W .... GTW
2 Edward Harriman READ NO&J .... ....
5 Leland Stanford N&W NER N&C C&EI
6 Karl Von Backenheime G&C W&M .... ....
7 Thomas Scott B&O O&M .... ....
10 Hannibal Kimball COG .... .... A&T
4 J. Pierpont Morgan C&H .... .... ....
11 Thomas Durant P&FW .... .... ....
12 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
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
GT Grand Trunk 329 36583 20121 99 60708 34186 5 2 0 0
NYC New York Central 2319 336308 174881 99 568259 247829 8 4 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 938 186262 96856 99 212882 110571 13 1 0 480
READ Reading 1123 170003 88400 99 282794 100431 9 9 0 0
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1138 135349 83916 92 235941 114596 4 3 0 439
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 949 90249 49637 99 191044 120548 3 2 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 1079 121795 66988 96 192300 137153 4 2 0 18
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 583 55024 31915 96 130554 92056 1 0 0 0
NER Northeastern Line 576 74972 47232 91 137957 85722 2 1 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 321 45382 24960 99 69876 22334 8 6 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 1396 216146 112395 99 291372 120841 10 9 0 109
COG Central of Georgia 238 29599 17759 94 44607 25655 5 2 0 0
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 191 19391 10665 99 38810 28994 2 0 0 0
G&C Greenville & Columbia 293 24063 14438 94 56966 44089 0 0 0 0
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140 12004 8403 84 24670 16864 -1 1 0 0
WBSH Wabash Line 332 50373 28208 98 74333 56397 6 1 1010 0
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183 20764 14327 85 33417 26258 1 0 0 0
MS Michigan Southern 204 19344 13154 86 35265 27710 0 0 0 0
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165 17517 11386 89 29259 22991 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 C2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL  (Double) NY3 B&A B&M B&H C3 C4 C5 MN
MC LS P&LE MRLE OH3 OH5
Unbuilt: MI5 [Regions: AOLN]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA1  (Double) NYNH  (Double) PA3
PA9 PA10
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AL]
Reading (READ) READ PA5 PA6 PA4 LV PA2  (Double) PA8 NY2 PA11
Unbuilt: NY1 [Regions: AOL]
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O ) B&O MD1  (Double) RF&P  (Double) WV1 R&D OH1 OH4 M&C IN4
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AO]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O VC MD2 PA7 VA2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AO]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W  (Double) VA3  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S VA5 KY1 IN5
Unbuilt: IN7 [Regions: AO]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ) W&M W&W NC1 NC2 SC5
Unbuilt: VA1 [Regions: A]
Northeastern Line (NER ) NER SC2 SC1  (Double) GA4
Unbuilt: FL4 [Regions: A]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) SC4 SC3
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) S&A  (Double) S&G  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4
BRL GM&O AL3
Unbuilt: TN10 [Regions: ADG]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG A&WP
Unbuilt: none [Regions: D]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW) P&FW
Unbuilt: WV2 [Regions: O]
Greenville & Columbia (G&C ) G&C TN2
Unbuilt: TN4 [Regions: ]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W) TP&W
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ]
Wabash Line (WBSH) WBSH  (Double) A&GW OH8
Unbuilt: IN1 [Regions: O]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J) NO&J
Unbuilt: none [Regions: G]
Michigan Southern (MS ) MS
Unbuilt: none [Regions: L]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ) O&M
Unbuilt: none [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 33 33 33 +0  598 1549 96   2 1
NYC 30 29 27 -3  1895 11415 187 9 9
PENN 45 44 44 -1  1041 4615 80 3 3
READ 37 39 41 +4  1212 5524 91 2 2
B&O 37 34 27 -10  825 5490 208 7 7
C&O 16 16 16 +0  859 4424 321   11 1 5
N&W 28 26 24 -4  1359 5337 62 5 5
W&M 26 23 20 -6  663 2878 37 6 6 5
NER 21 20 20 -1  587 2811 69 5 5 12
C&H 32 36 41 +9  418 1611 0 4 4 10
SCL 49 55 62 +13  1559 6747 240 1 1
COG 20 24 28 +8  295 1114 76 10 10 1 12
P&FW 13 15 17 +4  304 955 0 11 11 12
G&C 16 19 22 +6  133 1366 99 6 6 12
TP&W 13 14 16 +3  246 647 53 3 3 12
WBSH 18 17 17 -1  369 1609 51 1 1
NO&J 0 0 13 +13  0 824 91 2 2
MS 0 0 13 +13  0 918 102   11
O&M 0 0 13 +13  0 743 82 7 7

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
ERIE 1435 A&C 685 SM 220 MON 920 FW&C 570 L&N 930 IC 925
CRIP 750 CB&Q 950 CASL 925 FEC 1495 CNS 425 MP 1415 M&LR 660

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