Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 10

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 10

Headline News 1859 to 1860

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1859: John Brown is executed after seizing arsenal at Harper's Ferry.
1860: Rich silver strike at Comstock Lode in Nevada Territory.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Dan Drew bought C&NW for $10056, Milton Littlefield bought MP for $25000, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought V&T for $3245, William Ogden bought CP for $8362.

PCs Merged: MS merges into FW&C, IC merges into MRLE.

PCs Incorporated: CB&Q, M&LR, CNS.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Mogul 2-6-0, B&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, READ bought Mogul 2-6-0, B&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&O bought American 4-4-0, R&D bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, W&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, S&A bought Mogul 2-6-0, SCL bought Mogul 2-6-0, MRLE bought Mogul 2-6-0, GTW bought Mogul 2-6-0, VC bought Mogul 2-6-0, A&WP bought Mogul 2-6-0, BRL bought Mogul 2-6-0, TP&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, A&T bought Mogul 2-6-0, GM&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&C bought Mogul 2-6-0, SM bought Mogul 2-6-0, MN bought Mogul 2-6-0, O&M bought Mogul 2-6-0, FW&C bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: A&WP bought steel rails, N&C bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: PA9 by NYC, KY6 by PENN, PA8 by READ, TN9 by B&O, VA2 by C&O, OH4 by N&W, TN10 by S&A, TN12 by SCL, KY12 by MRLE, IN8 by GTW, TN6 by A&WP, KY8 by N&C, MS7 by SM.

Double Tracked Lines: B&H doubled B&H, NYC doubled C4, PENN doubled PA5, READ doubled READ, B&O doubled KY13, N&W doubled C&C, S&A doubled COG, SCL doubled MS6, MRLE doubled P&FW, GTW doubled GTW, TP&W doubled PA11.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA3, N&W got OH2, TP&W got IN6, GTW got IL4, B&O got IL8, PENN got KY5, O&M got KY7, SCL got KY14, N&C got TN5, S&A got TN8, GM&O got MS1, MRLE got IL5, A&WP got TN7.

RR Mergers: C&O merges into VC, GTW merges into NYC.

Cornered stocks: GM&O.

New railroad Presidents: Leland Stanford of READ, RenÚ of La Sorgue of SM, Henry Farham of CB&Q.

New Private Companies Available: MKT, SLSF, SLSW, SP, GN.

Leland Stanford dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4567. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, William Ogden, Dan Drew, RenÚ of La Sorgue, John Forbes, Milton Littlefield

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
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 William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) René de La Sorgue (14) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4)
Rail Builder William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Magnate Leland Stanford (4) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Baron William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) René de La Sorgue (14) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W .... .... ....
8 William Ogden A&WP B&O .... CP
14 René de La Sorgue SM S&A .... V&T
4 Leland Stanford NYC READ M&SP ....
11 Milton Littlefield N&C PENN MP ....
13 Dan Drew GM&O TP&W C&NW ....
1 John Forbes MRLE SCL L&N ....
15 Thomas Durant C&H A&T .... ....
5 Henry Farham CB&Q B&H .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC .... .... ....
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
10 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 780   97774   50842   99   171286   72782   7   3   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   111247   62299   95   160232   103613   8   7   0   159  
NYC New York Central 2352   442964   230343   99   602231   400761   11   12   0   415  
PENN Pennsylvania 1092   183002   95161   99   263575   135486   10   8   0   105  
READ Reading 449   102077   56142   99   121899   72408   13   9   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1503   212283   112509   98   338314   219205   7   9   1150   652  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   77505   42628   99   143878   72530   6   2   0   139  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1796   280182   145695   99   424386   192564   9   9   0   389  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   41226   24323   98   95603   42962   3   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1362   197986   110872   95   321003   121557   8   2   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1190   204738   110559   97   272438   136923   10   9   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1349   206421   107339   99   300264   148853   9   8   0   764  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 1125   172676   94971   99   253430   158625   8   2   0   360  
VC Virginia Central 647   57739   35799   92   135259   78410   1   0   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 622   76074   41841   99   138176   98159   4   4   0   435  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   46752   25713   99   102344   54260   3   1   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1249   183416   95375   99   339440   208835   7   4   0   139  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   16353   9321   97   27904   14689   5   1   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   15790   8842   98   27572   16402   5   9   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 366   47918   24917   99   91966   62024   6   2   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 534   70542   38797   99   123427   70299   6   5   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15254   9457   92   21199   11836   6   1   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   19811   10896   99   40976   26384   4   4   900   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 318   43822   28923   88   77075   47014   3   3   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   23288   16069   85   43679   29121   1   0   0   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 85   18832   12052   90   24569   16381   9   0   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   15219   10653   84   29639   19761   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)
GT :  (Double)   GT C2 C3 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
B&H :  (Double)   B&H B&M NYNH  (Double) ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :   NYC HRL  (Double) B&A  (Double) NY3 LS  (Double) C4  (Double) P&LE  (Double)
C5 MC PA10 MI5 PA9 GTW  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN2
IN8
Unbuilt:: IL4 [Regions: AOLCN]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6 WV2 WV3
KY2 KY6
Unbuilt:: KY5 [Regions: AO]
READ:  (Double)   READ LV  (Double) PA1 MD1 PA8
Unbuilt:: PA3 [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1 IN5  (Double) IN9  (Double) MON  (Double)
KY13  (Double) TN13 TN9
Unbuilt:: IL8 [Regions: AOC]
R&D :   R&D RF&P MD2 PA7 VA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
N&W :   N&W N&S VA3 VA4 VA5 KY1 OH7 WBSH  (Double) IN10 C&C  (Double)
IL7 OH4
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: AOCM]
W&M :   W&M W&W NC2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H SC1  (Double) G&C GA4  (Double) NER NC1 VA1 FL4
FL5 FL6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
S&A :  (Double)   S&A GA1  (Double) COG  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double)
MS3 TN10
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: ADMG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1  (Double)
AL3 MS6  (Double) TN12
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: AD]
MRLE:  (Double)   MRLE A&GW  (Double) P&FW  (Double) IN4 IN7  (Double) IL2 IC
KY12
Unbuilt:: IL5 [Regions: OLC]
VC :   VC C&O VA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
A&WP:   A&WP A&C AL6 AL7 TN6
Unbuilt:: TN7 [Regions: DG]
BRL :   BRL TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
TP&W:   TP&W IN1 ERIE NY2 PA11  (Double) OH3 MI1 IN3
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: ALC]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: G]
N&C :   N&C KY10 KY8
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: O]
SM :   SM NO&J MS4 MS7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
MN :   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
O&M :   O&M
Unbuilt:: KY7 [Regions: O]
FW&C:   FW&C MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: LC]
CB&Q:   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CNS :   CNS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
M&LR:   M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]

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 29   30   31   +2  1309   3773   127     14  
B&H 37   38   40   +3  888   3299   366   5   5   8     14    
NYC 32   38   43   +11  2641   11640   127   4   4  
PENN 42   43   44   +2  1115   5410   55   11   11   3     8    
READ 54   73   93   +39  431   2208   37   4   4   3     13    
B&O 33   34   36   +3  1688   7443   80   8   8   13    
R&D 27   28   29   +2  985   2893   52     8  
N&W 30   36   42   +12  2677   8916   68   3   3  
W&M 19   21   23   +4  800   2006   34   2   2  
C&H 33   34   35   +2  1903   6692   124   15   15   3    
S&A 55   51   47   -8  1537   5903   47   14   14   8    
SCL 45   47   50   +5  1658   6708   44   1   1   14    
MRLE 35   35   36   +1  765   5453   172   1   1   4     14    
VC 15   17   19   +4  445   2979   256   6   6  
A&WP 28   33   38   +10  679   3033   77   8   8   4    
BRL 24   26   28   +4  739   2345   130     15   11    
TP&W 29   31   34   +5  1691   6245   0   13   13   3    
A&T 18   24   30   +12  249   661   54   15   15   14    
GM&O 49   56   64   +15  169   675   0   13   13   1     8     11     14    
N&C 41   41   41   +0  441   1760   70   11   11   3     8    
SM 46   63   81   +35  564   2426   244   14   14   8    
MN 20   27   34   +14  166   471   39     14   8     11    
O&M 15   21   28   +13  338   825   0     14  
FW&C 15   20   26   +11  234   1445   145     4   11    
CB&Q 0   0   15   +15  0   855   95   5   5  
CNS 0   0   15   +15  0   383   42     3  
M&LR 0   0   15   +15  0   594   66     5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
C&EI 920   CRIP 750   CASL 925   FEC 1495   L&A 450   UP 525   SL&A 495  
MKT 1630   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   SP 450   GN 1475  

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