Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: RenÚ of La Sorgue bought FEC for $1600, William Ogden bought UP for $13164, Dan Drew bought SL&A for $1495, John Forbes bought MKT for $7223, Leland Stanford bought GN for $36789.

PCs Merged: M&SP merges into CNS.

PCs Incorporated: V&T, L&N, CP, C&NW, MP.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&H doubled B&M, NYC doubled C5, PENN doubled PA6, READ doubled PA1, B&O doubled TN13, SCL doubled AL3, MRLE doubled IC, A&WP doubled AL7, N&C doubled N&C, SM doubled SM.

New RoWs acquired: B&O got PA2, TP&W got OH8, N&W got MI2, PENN got KY3, N&C got KY11, MRLE got TN14, A&WP got AL2, S&A got AL5, GM&O got AL8, CB&Q got IA4, NYC got MI4.

RR Mergers: NYC merges into READ, MRLE merges into SCL, A&WP merges into B&O.

New railroad Presidents: John Forbes of L&N, Dan Drew of C&NW, Leland Stanford of CNS, RenÚ of La Sorgue of V&T, William Ogden of CP.

New Private Companies Available: WP, GW, NP.

William Ogden gagne la Médaille du Golfe for avoir relié le B&O entre la région Golfe et Chicago.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $7512. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Dan Drew, Leland Stanford, John Forbes, RenÚ of La Sorgue

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Le passage aux motrices utilisant le charbon améliore leurs performances, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Boom.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) 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) John Forbes (1)
Rail Magnate William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) John Forbes (1)
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 .... .... ....
14 René de La Sorgue V&T S&A FEC ....
8 William Ogden CP B&O UP ....
4 Leland Stanford READ CNS .... GN
1 John Forbes L&N SCL .... MKT
13 Dan Drew C&NW TP&W .... SL&A
11 Milton Littlefield N&C PENN .... ....
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   100971   53515   98   176340   53418   8   2   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   124520   70976   94   163926   95050   10   5   0   64  
PENN Pennsylvania 1202   210883   109660   99   313486   146675   11   10   0   53  
READ Reading 3010   680316   360566   98   817074   524717   14   9   0   207  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 2455   417770   221420   98   576195   365941   10   4   0   1119  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   81108   44609   99   148119   66348   7   0   0   69  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1931   313251   166023   98   472018   193284   10   9   0   156  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   43139   25021   99   98834   39482   4   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1362   209201   117153   95   333751   102479   9   1   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1334   232379   125483   97   318307   142734   11   9   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2749   555491   288855   99   642898   308164   14   8   0   506  
VC Virginia Central 647   59756   34659   96   141315   69107   3   0   0   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   50289   27659   99   106621   52753   4   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1361   220739   114784   99   383431   233382   8   16   0   56  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   17541   9648   99   28934   12730   7   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 274   40502   24301   94   72664   44040   5   9   236   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 494   66861   34767   99   130446   84134   6   4   425   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 534   75857   43238   97   127272   61294   7   16   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15762   9930   91   22007   9797   7   2   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 345   40879   22483   99   85682   50871   4   1   0   405  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 318   44725   30413   86   80509   43607   3   1   0   0  
L&N Louisville & Nashville 186   23327   15396   88   47305   28995   2   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   19972   13581   86   33417   20483   4   0   0   0  
CB&Q Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 190   25484   17074   87   45047   29653   3   0   850   0  
CNS Chicago North Shore 411   58878   35327   94   106693   61541   5   7   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   35787   24693   85   70307   43093   2   0   0   0  
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132   16604   11623   84   30875   17814   2   3   0   0  
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173   17939   12199   86   41446   25404   0   0   0   0  
CP Central Pacific 154   20251   13366   88   39710   24340   2   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  (Double) NYNH  (Double) ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) WV2
WV3 KY2 KY6 KY5
Unbuilt:: KY3 [Regions: AO]
READ:  (Double)   READ LV  (Double) PA1  (Double) MD1 PA8 PA3 NYC HRL  (Double)
B&A  (Double) NY3 LS  (Double) C4  (Double) P&LE  (Double) C5  (Double)
MC PA10 MI5 PA9 GTW  (Double) OH5 OH6 IN2 IN8
IL4
Unbuilt:: MI4 [Regions: AOLCMN]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1 IN5  (Double) IN9  (Double) MON  (Double)
KY13  (Double) TN13  (Double) TN9 IL8 A&WP A&C AL6 AL7  (Double)
TN6 TN7
Unbuilt:: PA2 [Regions: ADOCMG]
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 OH2
Unbuilt:: MI2 [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 TN8
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: ADMG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1  (Double)
AL3  (Double) MS6  (Double) TN12 KY14 MRLE  (Double) A&GW  (Double)
P&FW  (Double) IN4 IN7  (Double) IL2 IC  (Double) KY12 IL5
Unbuilt:: TN14 [Regions: ADOLCM]
VC :   VC C&O VA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
BRL :   BRL TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
TP&W:   TP&W IN1 ERIE NY2 PA11  (Double) OH3 MI1 IN3 IN6
Unbuilt:: OH8 [Regions: AOLC]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O MS1
Unbuilt:: AL8 [Regions: G]
N&C :  (Double)   N&C KY10 KY8 TN5
Unbuilt:: KY11 [Regions: O]
SM :  (Double)   SM NO&J MS4 MS7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MG]
MN :   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
O&M :   O&M KY7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
FW&C:   FW&C MS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: LC]
L&N :   L&N
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
C&NW:   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
CB&Q:   CB&Q
Unbuilt:: IA4 [Regions: C]
CNS :   CNS M&SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: CW]
MP :   MP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
M&LR:   M&LR
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
V&T :   V&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
CP :   CP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: P]

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 31   34   37   +6  1405   3804   96     14  
B&H 40   42   45   +5  783   3299   366   5   5   8     14    
PENN 44   47   51   +7  1177   5905   110   11   11   3     8    
READ 93   95   61   -32  647   14953   104   4   4   11    
B&O 36   40   47   +11  1995   12118   165   8   8   13    
R&D 29   31   34   +5  1001   2906   39     8  
N&W 42   52   63   +21  2978   9592   67   3   3  
W&M 23   26   29   +6  705   2014   26   2   2  
C&H 35   37   40   +5  1991   6723   93   15   15   3    
S&A 47   58   70   +23  1669   6598   72   14   14   3     8    
SCL 50   52   58   +8  1800   13615   137   1   1   14    
VC 19   21   24   +5  1014   3043   192   6   6  
BRL 28   30   33   +5  774   2377   98     15   11    
TP&W 34   38   42   +8  1648   6749   56   13   13   3    
A&T 30   36   43   +13  184   674   41   15   15   8     14    
GM&O 64   53   43   -21  120   1301   69     13   1     8     11     14    
N&C 41   41   42   +1  663   2336   134   11   11   3     8    
SM 81   87   93   +12  1003   2670   0     14   8     13    
MN 34   42   51   +17  109   480   30     14   1     8     11    
O&M 28   35   42   +14  222   1635   90     14  
FW&C 26   29   32   +6  439   1445   145     4   11    
L&N 0   0   16   +16  0   837   93   1   1  
C&NW 0   0   16   +16  0   540   60   13   13  
CB&Q 15   20   26   +11  381   855   95   5   5  
CNS 15   21   27   +12  227   1860   195   4   4   3    
MP 0   0   16   +16  0   1274   141     11  
M&LR 15   21   28   +13  292   610   50     5  
V&T 0   0   16   +16  0   779   86   14   14  
CP 0   0   16   +16  0   693   77   8   8  

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   L&A 450   WP 710   SLSF 1195   SLSW 775  
GW 700   SP 450   NP 1405  

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