Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought NYNH for $650, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought LV for $652, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought COG for $560, Thomas Durant bought G&C for $700, Byron Kilbourn bought VC for $1800, William Ogden bought A&WP for $3423, Thomas Durant bought BRL for $1300, John Forbes bought A&GW for $2623, Dan Drew bought TP&W for $3205, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought WBSH for $3030.

PCs Merged: B&M merges into B&H, M&C merges into B&O.

PCs Incorporated: GTW, MRLE.

New Technologies Acquired: PENN bought switch yards, B&O bought switch yards, C&H bought Grand Station.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled B&O, C&H doubled SC1, SCL doubled GA2.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA1, PENN got PA6, R&D got PA7, ERIE got PA11, NER got VA1, N&W got VA5, W&W got NC2, C&H got GA4, SCL got GA7, S&A got GA8, B&O got IN5, GT got C2, NYC got C4.

New railroad Presidents: Byron Kilbourn of C&O, Abraham Burger of W&M, John Forbes of MRLE, Leland Stanford of GTW.

New Private Companies Available: MC, A&C, GM&O, N&C, SM, MN.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1012. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt

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

Tycoon Announcements:

1 John Forbes La savonette a vilains est de retour, cher Rene ?!!

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) John Forbes (1) William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) Thomas Durant (15)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) Thomas Durant (15) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) René de La Sorgue (14) Abraham Burger (2)
Rail Builder William Ogden (8) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) John Forbes (1)
Rail Magnate William Ogden (8) John Forbes (1) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) John Forbes (1) Abraham Burger (2) Leland Stanford (4)
Rail Baron William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Leland Stanford (4) René de La Sorgue (14) Dan Drew (13)

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 73   12863   8490   91   16671   8599   6   1   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 255   35779   22183   95   57322   42228   4   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 640   83046   45675   99   150552   86422   5   4   140   0  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 490   49189   28529   99   105048   76592   1   4   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 465   73302   41049   98   104834   62742   7   4   0   439  
READ Reading 104   18363   11385   95   24388   18607   5   4   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 638   64061   39078   96   125716   72043   2   9   625   608  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   10819   8006   83   17929   11135   0   3   0   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 345   40534   23510   99   74881   56310   3   9   750   494  
N&W Norfolk & Western 531   56777   32930   99   109180   60623   3   9   0   538  
W&W Wilmington & Weldon 120   12169   7788   93   25516   16278   1   4   0   0  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   11753   8227   87   27598   16382   -1   0   0   0  
NER Northeastern Line 285   30026   17415   99   61718   38212   2   2   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 271   43930   27236   95   51586   23710   7   5   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 309   39074   23444   97   63207   38755   4   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 593   91427   50285   99   121829   48377   9   5   0   0  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   15732   11642   83   25101   19724   0   0   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   12241   8569   87   19557   15368   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 :   GT
Unbuilt:: C2 [Regions: A]
B&H :   B&H B&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NYC :   NYC HRL B&A NY3
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: AL]
ERIE:   ERIE NY2
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: AL]
PENN:   PENN C&A CNJ PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
READ:   READ
Unbuilt:: PA1 [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AO]
C&O :   C&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
R&D :   R&D RF&P MD2
Unbuilt:: PA7 [Regions: A]
N&W :   N&W N&S VA3 VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: A]
W&W :   W&W
Unbuilt:: NC2 [Regions: A]
W&M :   W&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NER :   NER NC1
Unbuilt:: VA1 [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H SC1  (Double)
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: A]
S&A :   S&A GA1
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: AD]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G GA2  (Double) GA6
Unbuilt:: GA7 [Regions: A]
MRLE:   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
GTW :   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]

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 13   14   16   +3  123   365   0   14   14  
B&H 14   14   14   +0  177   1148   127   5   5  
NYC 23   24   25   +2  795   3133   74   4   4  
ERIE 17   18   20   +3  443   2349   101   13   13  
PENN 22   26   30   +8  574   2263   67   11   11   3    
READ 13   14   15   +2  149   520   0   13   13  
B&O 44   38   33   -11  578   3062   136   8   8  
C&O 13   15   17   +4  180   434   36   6   6   8    
R&D 20   21   22   +2  275   1649   76   8   8  
N&W 23   25   27   +4  647   2594   65   3   3  
W&W 13   14   15   +2  213   600   0   2   2  
W&M 13   15   17   +4  262   627   38   2   2   8    
NER 14   16   19   +5  324   1375   50   15   15  
C&H 40   36   33   -7  381   1361   0   15   15   2    
S&A 19   21   24   +5  210   1460   85   14   14  
SCL 28   28   28   +0  630   2910   62   1   1   14    
MRLE 0   0   13   +13  0   621   69   1   1  
GTW 0   0   13   +13  0   482   53   4   4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
P&LE 655   P&FW 955   MC 760   A&C 685   GM&O 675   N&C 755   SM 220  
MN 510  

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