Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 2

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 2

Headline News 1843 to 1844

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1843: Great Britain granted rights to island of Hong Kong under Nanking Treaty.
1844: Opium War ends in China.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Leland Stanford bought B&A for $1661, Henry Farham bought B&H for $1500, Leland Stanford bought HRL for $1122, Dan Drew bought ERIE for $2783, Milton Littlefield bought C&A for $500, William Ogden bought R&D for $737, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought N&S for $1500, Abraham Burger bought W&W for $605, Abraham Burger bought W&M for $800, Thomas Durant bought NER for $1400, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought S&A for $1532, John Forbes bought S&G for $823.

New railroad Presidents: William Ogden of B&O, Cornelius Vanderbilt of N&W, Thomas Durant of C&H, John Forbes of SCL.

New Private Companies Available: P&LE.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station

Tycoon Announcements:

13 Dan Drew Bonjour - contact via john.crawford@voyager.co.nz - let us roll down the tracks
14 René de La Sorgue en avant toute … !!! baron rené de la sorgue (le sudiste)

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron John Forbes (1) Thomas Durant (15) Milton Littlefield (11) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Abraham Burger (2)
Rail Mogul John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Builder John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Magnate John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Baron John Forbes (1) Thomas Durant (15) Milton Littlefield (11) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Abraham Burger (2)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
1 John Forbes .... SCL .... S&G
15 Thomas Durant C&H .... NER ....
11 Milton Littlefield .... .... C&A ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W .... N&S ....
2 Abraham Burger .... .... W&W W&M
13 Dan Drew .... .... ERIE ....
14 René de La Sorgue .... .... S&A ....
8 William Ogden .... B&O R&D ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn .... .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
10 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....
4 Leland Stanford .... .... HRL B&A
5 Henry Farham .... .... B&H ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
NYC New York Central 148   18279   12613   91   30269   400   5   3   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 104   20155   12295   99   23567   343   12   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160   17329   10571   99   32574   480   5   1   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 82   13584   8286   99   17791   320   10   3   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129   20394   12848   97   27545   348   9   3   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 139   25900   15799   99   30206   375   11   2   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)
NYC :   NYC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
PENN:   PENN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :   B&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
N&W :   N&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
SCL :   SCL
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]

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
NYC 15   17   19   +4  328   742   5      
PENN 13   14   16   +3  219   522   3      
B&O 15   16   18   +3  376   802   6   8   8  
N&W 14   16   18   +4  180   411   3   3   3  
C&H 13   15   18   +5  245   647   4   15   15  
SCL 16   19   23   +7  333   697   5   1   1   14    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&M 725   GT 365   NYNH 550   CNJ 670   LV 650   READ 520   C&O 470  
RF&P 585   P&LE 655  

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