Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought B&M for $759, Milton Littlefield bought LS for $1400, John Forbes bought MRLE for $1823, Leland Stanford bought GTW for $1113, William Ogden bought M&C for $2913.

PCs Merged: CNJ merges into PENN, RF&P merges into R&D.

PCs Incorporated: READ, C&O, GT.

New Technologies Acquired: B&H bought switch yards, NYC bought Grand Station, NYC bought switch yards, ERIE bought Grand Station, PENN bought Grand Station, R&D bought switch yards, N&W bought switch yards, W&W bought switch yards, W&M bought switch yards, NER bought switch yards, S&A bought switch yards, SCL bought Grand Station, SCL bought switch yards.

RoWs built: WV1 by B&O, VA3 by N&W, SC1 by C&H, GA2 by SCL.

New RoWs acquired: ERIE got NY2, NYC got NY3, PENN got PA5, R&D got MD2, N&W got VA4, NER got NC1, S&A got GA1, SCL got GA6, B&O got OH1.

New railroad Presidents: RenÚ of La Sorgue of GT, Dan Drew of READ, Thomas Durant of C&H.

New Private Companies Available: COG, P&FW, VC, A&WP, BRL, A&GW, TP&W, WBSH.

Cornelius Vanderbilt dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1001.

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Recession.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

14 René de La Sorgue à j.forbes : oui, mais la mienne is the nearest for atlanta

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) William Ogden (8) Thomas Durant (15)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) Thomas Durant (15) John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Abraham Burger (2)
Rail Builder William Ogden (8) John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4)
Rail Magnate John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Thomas Durant (15) Abraham Burger (2)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Leland Stanford (4) Henry Farham (5)
Rail Baron William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) John Forbes (1) Thomas Durant (15) Leland Stanford (4)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 73   12817   8844   88   15707   12343   4   0   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 110   16754   11225   90   27233   19267   2   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 491   62621   35068   98   115278   59759   5   5   0   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 287   27582   15998   99   60666   42744   1   2   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 330   58891   36513   95   74719   40257   7   5   675   0  
READ Reading 104   17914   12361   88   22329   17546   4   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 365   30311   18490   99   73371   31908   1   4   320   615  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   11108   7776   87   17247   13553   1   0   0   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 193   26525   15384   99   43516   32010   5   9   760   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 401   45422   26345   99   83983   41683   4   4   650   247  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 120   12540   8151   92   25120   16074   1   2   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   11918   8462   86   26632   16132   -1   0   0   0  
NER Northeastern Line 185   20146   12692   94   42119   23406   2   1   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 271   36537   23749   95   49082   22420   5   0   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 138   18637   11555   95   31749   16711   4   1   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 468   74038   40721   99   98259   50692   9   4   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 :   GT
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&H :   B&H
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NYC :   NYC HRL B&A
Unbuilt:: NY3 [Regions: A]
ERIE:   ERIE
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: A]
PENN:   PENN C&A CNJ
Unbuilt:: PA5 [Regions: A]
READ:   READ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :   B&O WV1
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: A]
C&O :   C&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
R&D :   R&D RF&P
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: A]
N&W :   N&W N&S VA3
Unbuilt:: VA4 [Regions: A]
W&W :   W&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
W&M :   W&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NER :   NER
Unbuilt:: NC1 [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H SC1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
S&A :   S&A
Unbuilt:: GA1 [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G GA2
Unbuilt:: GA6 [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
GT 0   0   13   +13  0   329   36   14   14  
B&H 14   14   14   +0  181   495   55   5   5  
NYC 26   24   23   -3  813   2462   0   4   4  
ERIE 14   15   17   +3  474   1435   0   13   13  
PENN 19   20   22   +3  381   1588   67   11   11   3    
READ 0   0   13   +13  0   468   52   13   13  
B&O 26   35   44   +18  252   1725   108   8   8  
C&O 0   0   13   +13  0   423   47     6  
R&D 14   17   20   +6  148   869   96   8   8  
N&W 24   23   23   -1  464   1971   38   3   3  
W&W 14   13   13   -1  196   555   45   2   2  
W&M 14   13   13   -1  235   615   50     2  
NER 14   14   14   +0  298   925   0   15   15  
C&H 24   32   40   +16  197   1290   71   15   15   2    
S&A 14   16   19   +5  235   690   0   14   14  
SCL 28   28   28   +0  330   2261   86   1   1   14    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
NYNH 550   LV 650   COG 430   P&LE 655   P&FW 955   G&C 470   VC 1465  
A&WP 760   BRL 925   A&GW 580   TP&W 700   WBSH 570  

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