Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Message to All Players in This Game

Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année !

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: William Ogden bought NO&J for $12187, RenÚ of La Sorgue bought O&M for $3500, Leland Stanford bought FW&C for $1111, John Forbes bought IC for $12223.

PCs Merged: MC merges into NYC, MON merges into B&O.

PCs Incorporated: A&T, MN, VC.

New Engines Acquired: R&D bought American 4-4-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought steel rails, B&H bought steel rails, NYC bought steel rails, PENN bought steel rails, READ bought steel rails, B&O bought steel rails, R&D bought steel rails, C&H bought steel rails, S&A bought steel rails, SCL bought steel rails, MRLE bought steel rails, GTW bought steel rails, BRL bought steel rails, TP&W bought steel rails, WBSH bought steel rails, GM&O bought steel rails, N&C bought steel rails, SM bought steel rails.

RoWs built: NY1 by GT, C1 by B&H, PA10 by NYC, MI1 by ERIE, WV3 by PENN, KY13 by B&O, OH7 by N&W, FL5 by C&H, MS2 by S&A, AL3 by SCL, IN7 by MRLE, OH6 by GTW, AL6 by A&WP, TN2 by BRL, IN1 by TP&W, IN10 by WBSH.

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled LS, PENN doubled CNJ, B&O doubled IN9, C&H doubled GA4, S&A doubled GA1, SCL doubled AL1, MRLE doubled A&GW.

New RoWs acquired: C&H got FL6, NYC got MI5, GTW got IN2, MRLE got IL2, WBSH got IL7, PENN got KY2, N&C got KY10, BRL got TN4, B&O got TN13, A&WP got AL7, S&A got MS3, SM got MS4, SCL got MS6, TP&W got IN3.

RR Mergers: ERIE merges into TP&W, WBSH merges into N&W.

New railroad Presidents: Cornelius Vanderbilt of READ, Henry Farham of C&O, Byron Kilbourn of VC, Thomas Durant of A&T, Dan Drew of GM&O.

New Private Companies Available: L&N, CRIP, CB&Q, CASL, CNS, M&SP, M&LR.

William Ogden gagne la Médaille du Centre for avoir relié le B&O entre la région Atlantique et Chicago.

Dan Drew gagne la Médaille du Centre for avoir relié le TP&W entre la région Atlantique et Chicago.

Leland Stanford dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3456. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Dan Drew, Cornelius Vanderbilt, John Forbes, William Ogden, RenÚ of La Sorgue

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Recession to Improved.
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 William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) John Forbes (1) Leland Stanford (4) René de La Sorgue (14)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Dan Drew (13) John Forbes (1)
Rail Builder William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Magnate Leland Stanford (4) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) John Forbes (1)
Rail Prodigal Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) John Forbes (1)
Rail Baron William Ogden (8) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) René de La Sorgue (14)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
8 William Ogden A&WP B&O NO&J ....
14 René de La Sorgue SM S&A .... O&M
4 Leland Stanford NYC GTW .... FW&C
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W READ C&C ....
1 John Forbes MRLE SCL .... IC
11 Milton Littlefield N&C PENN .... ....
13 Dan Drew GM&O TP&W .... ....
15 Thomas Durant C&H A&T .... ....
5 Henry Farham C&O B&H .... ....
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC .... .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
10 Edward Harriman .... .... .... ....
9 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
12 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 780   87421   45458   99   159274   102817   5   1   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   88362   45948   99   155101   111414   5   2   0   638  
NYC New York Central 1516   242283   138101   94   350658   236648   7   9   0   28  
PENN Pennsylvania 857   131764   68518   99   191633   107118   8   10   0   425  
READ Reading 374   66182   38386   96   94212   56130   8   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1255   156624   86144   99   264890   175477   5   4   0   1119  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   11050   7293   91   20721   11798   2   0   0   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   70285   38657   99   135220   89082   4   2   0   460  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1292   143461   74599   99   282853   164511   4   1   825   461  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   37788   22672   97   89319   48313   1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1318   171511   96047   95   286424   181752   5   4   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 906   135810   71980   98   189782   121517   8   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 981   150312   79665   98   206757   110715   9   8   1400   497  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 671   88493   48671   99   140776   106244   5   1   0   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 327   36127   19870   99   71213   54273   3   4   350   119  
VC Virginia Central 293   21978   14725   87   47123   37027   -1   0   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 408   43011   24946   99   84201   63788   2   4   0   357  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 384   33589   18474   99   73680   55880   1   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1179   142610   74157   99   300089   201896   4   1   70   436  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   14619   9649   88   25101   19724   1   0   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   14120   8048   97   25116   16957   3   2   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   15304   10713   84   27828   21462   0   1   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   7901   4346   99   10534   6010   9   4   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   13550   8807   89   19557   15368   3   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 NY1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
B&H :   B&H B&M NYNH ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :   NYC HRL  (Double) B&A  (Double) NY3 LS  (Double) C4 P&LE C5
MC PA10
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: AOLN]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN C&A CNJ  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 WV3
Unbuilt:: KY2 [Regions: AO]
READ:   READ LV PA1 MD1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1 IN5  (Double) IN9  (Double) MON KY13
Unbuilt:: TN13 [Regions: AOC]
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 OH7 WBSH IN10
Unbuilt:: IL7 [Regions: AO]
W&M :   W&M W&W NC2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H SC1  (Double) G&C GA4  (Double) NER NC1 VA1 FL4
FL5
Unbuilt:: FL6 [Regions: AG]
S&A :  (Double)   S&A GA1  (Double) COG GA8  (Double) AL4 MS2
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: ADG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1  (Double)
AL3
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: AD]
MRLE:  (Double)   MRLE A&GW  (Double) P&FW IN4 IN7
Unbuilt:: IL2 [Regions: OL]
GTW :   GTW OH5 OH6
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: L]
VC :   VC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
A&WP:   A&WP A&C AL6
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: D]
BRL :   BRL TN2
Unbuilt:: TN4 [Regions: D]
TP&W:   TP&W IN1 ERIE NY2 PA11 OH3 MI1
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: ALC]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
N&C :   N&C
Unbuilt:: KY10 [Regions: ]
SM :   SM
Unbuilt:: MS4 [Regions: M]
MN :   MN
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 28   29   30   +2  880   3675   225     14  
B&H 30   35   40   +10  637   3299   366   5   5   8     14    
NYC 27   29   31   +4  1612   7431   156   4   4   11    
PENN 40   44   48   +8  1268   4230   60   11   11   3     8    
READ 30   34   39   +9  562   1769   101   3   13   4     15    
B&O 32   31   31   -1  1347   5975   308   8   8   13    
C&O 21   25   29   +8  120   449   21   5   5   6     8    
R&D 30   28   27   -3  889   2853   92     8  
N&W 25   26   28   +3  1359   6352   112   3   3  
W&M 14   15   17   +3  762   1980   60   2   2  
C&H 34   33   33   -1  1582   6494   102   15   15   3    
S&A 24   29   35   +11  1269   4429   101   14   14  
SCL 33   36   39   +6  1176   4831   81   1   1   14    
MRLE 31   39   47   +16  883   3305   50   1   1   4     14    
GTW 26   30   34   +8  330   1585   50   4   4  
VC 0   0   13   +13  0   1319   146   6   6  
A&WP 20   24   28   +8  454   1837   203   8   8   4    
BRL 16   17   18   +2  273   1821   99     15  
TP&W 18   21   26   +8  198   5765   130   13   13   3    
A&T 0   0   13   +13  0   644   71   15   15  
GM&O 13   18   23   +10  278   624   51   13   13  
N&C 13   17   21   +8  301   755   0   11   11  
SM 13   18   23   +10  93   220   0   14   14  
MN 0   0   13   +13  0   459   51     14  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
MS 1020   C&EI 920   L&N 930   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950   CASL 925   CNS 425  
M&SP 1630   M&LR 660  

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