Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 3

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 3

Headline News 1845 to 1846

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1845: First telegraph line laid between Washington and Baltimore.
1846: Congress declares war with Mexico over Texas border incidents!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: RenÚ of La Sorgue bought GT for $480, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought CNJ for $681, Dan Drew bought READ for $731, Byron Kilbourn bought C&O for $555, William Ogden bought RF&P for $1440.

PCs Merged: N&S merges into N&W, S&G merges into SCL, C&A merges into PENN, HRL merges into NYC, B&A merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: ERIE, W&W, W&M, R&D, B&H, S&A, NER.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, PENN bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0.

Double Tracked Lines: SCL doubled SCL.

New RoWs acquired: C&H got SC1, B&O got WV1, N&W got VA3, SCL got GA2.

New railroad Presidents: Henry Farham of B&H, Leland Stanford of NYC, Dan Drew of ERIE, Milton Littlefield of PENN, William Ogden of R&D, Abraham Burger of W&W, Thomas Durant of NER, Abraham Burger of C&H, RenÚ of La Sorgue of S&A.

Le développement de la gare de triage facilite les manoeuvres, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Normal to Recession.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

13 Dan Drew ouch - am i the only big spender
14 René de La Sorgue it's de la conserve sur roue, yes, yes !

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Thomas Durant (15) Milton Littlefield (11)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) Thomas Durant (15) John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) René de La Sorgue (14)
Rail Builder John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Magnate John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Thomas Durant (15) Abraham Burger (2)
Rail Prodigal John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Baron John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Thomas Durant (15) William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   17350   13186   84   25055   18145   0   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 491   66888   44815   93   107501   55752   3   1   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 287   27168   19561   88   54983   39817   -1   0   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 196   40489   25104   98   46681   18520   11   2   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 160   17232   10512   99   33662   992   5   9   1025   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 76   12341   8886   88   17573   12727   2   0   0   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 325   34659   21489   98   65856   34135   3   3   380   0  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 120   12966   9336   88   24011   17389   0   0   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   12372   9403   84   25403   18397   -2   0   0   0  
NER Northeastern Line 185   20725   15751   84   37235   26965   -1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 129   19172   12462   95   20702   578   8   8   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 138   19349   13931   88   29927   21673   1   0   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 296   55229   33690   99   64582   24759   10   3   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)
B&H :   B&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NYC :   NYC HRL B&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
ERIE:   ERIE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
PENN:   PENN C&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :   B&O
Unbuilt:: WV1 [Regions: A]
R&D :   R&D
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
N&W :   N&W N&S
Unbuilt:: VA3 [Regions: A]
W&W :   W&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
W&M :   W&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NER :   NER
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H
Unbuilt:: SC1 [Regions: A]
S&A :   S&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G
Unbuilt:: GA2 [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
B&H 0   0   14   +14  0   495   55   5   5  
NYC 19   22   26   +7  268   2286   176   4   4  
ERIE 0   0   14   +14  0   1292   143   13   13  
PENN 16   17   19   +3  212   936   49   11   11  
B&O 18   22   26   +8  279   802   6   8   8  
R&D 0   0   14   +14  0   342   38   8   8  
N&W 18   21   24   +6  153   1508   121   3   3  
W&W 0   0   14   +14  0   540   60   2   2  
W&M 0   0   14   +14  0   599   66     2  
NER 0   0   14   +14  0   833   92   15   15  
C&H 18   21   24   +6  236   651   0   2   2   15    
S&A 0   0   14   +14  0   621   69   14   14  
SCL 23   25   28   +5  252   1409   78   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   NYNH 550   LV 650   LS 910   P&LE 655   MRLE 690   G&C 470  
GTW 535   M&C 965  

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