Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Thomas Durant bought A&T for $4005, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought MN for $1222, William Ogden bought MON for $13124, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought C&C for $2525.

PCs Merged: P&LE merges into NYC, P&FW merges into MRLE, A&C merges into A&WP.

PCs Incorporated: SM, GM&O, N&C.

New Engines Acquired: B&H bought American 4-4-0, READ bought American 4-4-0, W&W bought American 4-4-0, GTW bought American 4-4-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought Grand Station, N&W bought Grand Station, S&A bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: C3 by GT, ME1 by B&H, C5 by NYC, OH3 by ERIE, WV2 by PENN, MD1 by READ, IN9 by B&O, VA7 by R&D, KY1 by N&W, FL4 by C&H, AL4 by S&A, AL1 by SCL, IN4 by MRLE, OH5 by GTW.

Double Tracked Lines: GT doubled GT, NYC doubled B&A, PENN doubled PENN, B&O doubled IN5, C&H doubled C&H, S&A doubled GA8, SCL doubled GA7, MRLE doubled MRLE.

New RoWs acquired: GT got NY1, NYC got PA10, C&H got FL5, PENN got WV3, GTW got OH6, N&W got OH7, ERIE got MI1, TP&W got IN1, WBSH got IN10, B&O got KY13, BRL got TN2, SCL got AL3, A&WP got AL6, S&A got MS2, B&H got C1.

RR Mergers: W&W merges into W&M.

New railroad Presidents: Milton Littlefield of N&C, RenÚ of La Sorgue of SM.

New Private Companies Available: NO&J, O&M, C&EI, IC.

Dan Drew dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2727. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, William Ogden, RenÚ of La Sorgue, John Forbes, Leland Stanford

Le passage à l'acier permet d'augmenter la durée de vie des rails, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
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, steel rails

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) John Forbes (1) Leland Stanford (4) Dan Drew (13)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Dan Drew (13) Thomas Durant (15)
Rail Builder Leland Stanford (4) William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) John Forbes (1) Dan Drew (13)
Rail Magnate Leland Stanford (4) William Ogden (8) John Forbes (1) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) John Forbes (1)
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 A&WP B&O .... MON
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W WBSH C&C ....
14 René de La Sorgue SM S&A MN ....
1 John Forbes MRLE SCL .... ....
4 Leland Stanford NYC GTW MC ....
13 Dan Drew ERIE TP&W .... ....
11 Milton Littlefield N&C PENN .... ....
15 Thomas Durant C&H BRL A&T ....
5 Henry Farham .... B&H .... ....
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn .... C&O VC ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
10 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 570   66931   36812   99   120093   87595   4   4   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 501   65118   39072   94   109164   81661   3   3   1160   0  
NYC New York Central 1204   194514   106983   99   280014   184045   7   9   0   46  
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 779   84297   52264   95   182401   133059   0   4   174   294  
PENN Pennsylvania 736   114564   63009   99   163373   106883   7   5   0   708  
READ Reading 374   66102   42306   93   90509   61541   5   2   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 911   99615   59769   97   194560   122952   2   4   800   922  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   11050   7735   87   19728   11648   1   0   0   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   70732   43855   95   129778   97338   2   0   0   767  
N&W Norfolk & Western 954   97327   55477   97   195011   117195   3   4   0   228  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   38041   23586   95   86088   50200   1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1114   140619   82965   95   238302   147919   4   4   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 704   101535   55843   99   144270   94762   7   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 819   129503   73816   97   171162   84794   8   8   648   116  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 570   73682   47157   93   111816   85524   3   1   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 227   24205   14765   96   47265   36185   1   0   0   216  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 289   31451   18241   99   58301   43953   3   9   595   0  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 185   17809   11754   91   35842   27008   0   1   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   12436   7213   99   26333   19942   1   4   202   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   16441   9536   99   24740   18830   5   4   610   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   14036   9264   91   23869   18756   1   0   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   14931   10750   85   26333   20692   -1   0   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7875   5512   87   9547   7503   4   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
Unbuilt:: NY1 [Regions: AN]
B&H :   B&H B&M NYNH ME1
Unbuilt:: C1 [Regions: A]
NYC :   NYC HRL  (Double) B&A  (Double) NY3 LS C4 P&LE C5
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: AOLN]
ERIE:   ERIE NY2 PA11 OH3
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN C&A CNJ PA5 PA6 WV2
Unbuilt:: WV3 [Regions: AO]
READ:   READ LV PA1 MD1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1 IN5  (Double) IN9
Unbuilt:: KY13 [Regions: AO]
C&O :   C&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
R&D :   R&D RF&P MD2 PA7 VA7
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
N&W :   N&W N&S VA3 VA4 VA5 KY1
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: AO]
W&M :   W&M W&W NC2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H SC1  (Double) G&C GA4 NER NC1 VA1 FL4
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: A]
S&A :  (Double)   S&A GA1 COG GA8  (Double) AL4
Unbuilt:: MS2 [Regions: AD]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
MRLE:  (Double)   MRLE A&GW P&FW IN4
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: OL]
GTW :   GTW OH5
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: L]
A&WP:   A&WP A&C
Unbuilt:: AL6 [Regions: D]
BRL :   BRL
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: D]
TP&W:   TP&W
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: ]
WBSH:   WBSH
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: O]
GM&O:   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
N&C :   N&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
SM :   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]

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 25   26   28   +3  644   2730   120     14  
B&H 19   24   30   +11  575   2255   250   5   5   8    
NYC 25   26   27   +2  1598   5907   120   4   4   11    
ERIE 28   29   30   +2  987   3842   53   13   13  
PENN 30   35   40   +10  809   3550   135   11   11   3     8    
READ 22   26   30   +8  538   1736   134     13   3     15    
B&O 33   32   32   -1  1061   4427   136   8   8   13    
C&O 17   19   21   +4  143   443   27   6   6   5     8    
R&D 31   30   30   -1  734   2823   122     8  
N&W 25   25   25   +0  1353   4701   73   3   3  
W&M 14   14   14   +0  175   1960   80   2   2  
C&H 35   34   34   -1  1574   5494   82   15   15   3    
S&A 24   24   24   +0  808   3323   197   14   14  
SCL 30   31   33   +3  881   4054   48   1   1   14    
MRLE 18   24   31   +13  426   2693   157   1   1  
GTW 16   21   26   +10  183   1075   60   4   4  
A&WP 13   16   20   +7  305   1301   144   8   8  
BRL 13   14   16   +3  322   925   0   15   15  
TP&W 13   15   18   +5  226   700   0   13   13   3    
WBSH 13   16   20   +7  222   570   0   3   3  
GM&O 0   0   13   +13  0   608   67     13  
N&C 0   0   13   +13  0   680   75   11   11  
SM 0   0   13   +13  0   198   22   14   14  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
NO&J 915   MS 1020   O&M 825   FW&C 570   C&EI 920   IC 925  

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