Continental Rails II - Game # 7 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II

Game # 7 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Message to All Players in This Game

Happy New Year - Bonne Année

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Milton Littlefield bought MS for $2500, John Forbes bought L&N for $16223, Henry Farham bought CB&Q for $15000, Cornelius Vanderbilt bought CNS for $444, Leland Stanford bought M&SP for $21111, Henry Farham bought M&LR for $2000.

PCs Merged: NO&J merges into SM, C&C merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: O&M, FW&C.

New Engines Acquired: C&H bought American 4-4-0.

New Technologies Acquired: B&O bought Grand Station.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&H doubled NYNH, NYC doubled P&LE, PENN doubled C&A, READ doubled LV, B&O doubled MON, N&W doubled WBSH, S&A doubled MS2, MRLE doubled IN7.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got PA9, C&O got VA2, N&W got OH4, GTW got IN8, PENN got KY6, N&C got KY8, MRLE got KY12, A&WP got TN6, B&O got TN9, S&A got TN10, SCL got TN12, SM got MS7, READ got PA8.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, Henry Farham.

New railroad Presidents: Byron Kilbourn of C&O, RenÚ of La Sorgue of O&M.

New Private Companies Available: C&NW, FEC, MP, V&T, L&A, CP, UP, SL&A.

John Forbes dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3623. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Leland Stanford, William Ogden, RenÚ of La Sorgue, Milton Littlefield

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Improved.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
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) René de La Sorgue (14) John Forbes (1) Leland Stanford (4)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3) Dan Drew (13) Thomas Durant (15)
Rail Builder William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) Leland Stanford (4) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
Rail Magnate Leland Stanford (4) William Ogden (8) Dan Drew (13) René de La Sorgue (14) Cornelius Vanderbilt (3)
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) 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
14 René de La Sorgue O&M S&A .... ....
8 William Ogden A&WP B&O .... ....
3 Cornelius Vanderbilt N&W READ .... CNS
4 Leland Stanford NYC GTW M&SP ....
11 Milton Littlefield N&C PENN .... MS
1 John Forbes MRLE SCL L&N IC
13 Dan Drew GM&O TP&W .... ....
15 Thomas Durant C&H A&T .... ....
5 Henry Farham .... B&H CB&Q M&LR
2 Abraham Burger W&M .... .... ....
6 Byron Kilbourn VC C&O .... ....
7 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
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 780   98147   51036   99   166372   89126   7   1   0   0  
B&H Boston & Hartford 733   104104   54134   99   160232   103613   8   5   0   319  
NYC New York Central 1700   328099   170612   99   423689   279779   12   7   0   15  
PENN Pennsylvania 982   167810   87262   99   228605   124626   10   8   0   234  
READ Reading 374   82414   46976   97   98924   58150   12   9   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1343   193779   104640   97   292394   191723   7   4   800   504  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 94   11957   8011   90   21708   12221   2   0   0   0  
R&D Richmond & Danville 589   77667   42717   99   139755   87685   5   0   0   253  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1659   248774   129362   99   380226   196441   9   9   0   707  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 408   41084   23829   99   92461   47201   3   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1362   197892   110820   95   308609   143703   7   4   0   0  
S&A Savannah & Augusta 1096   175179   94597   97   241003   132156   9   9   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1261   193480   110284   94   263891   148806   8   8   440   949  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 780   115026   63265   99   170237   124768   7   1   800   0  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 397   50678   27873   99   93849   68711   4   4   505   235  
VC Virginia Central 293   24092   14937   92   49789   33811   1   2   0   0  
A&WP Atlanta & West Point 468   61196   36105   98   102656   75413   4   1   770   196  
BRL Blue Ridge Line 495   46611   26101   98   99572   62073   3   4   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 1249   173641   90294   99   326326   203214   6   1   0   253  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   16548   9929   94   26703   16778   4   2   0   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   15790   9316   95   26155   15794   4   0   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 226   30012   16507   99   53737   37478   5   0   0   0  
SM Southern Mississippi 323   44857   24671   99   75373   47537   7   9   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15045   9478   91   20271   12924   6   3   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   19361   13165   86   37049   24701   1   0   0   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 114   18413   12705   85   28859   19241   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  (Double) ME1 C1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :   NYC HRL  (Double) B&A  (Double) NY3 LS  (Double) C4 P&LE  (Double)
C5 MC PA10 MI5
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: AOLCN]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA5 PA6 WV2 WV3 KY2
Unbuilt:: KY6 [Regions: AO]
READ:   READ LV  (Double) PA1 MD1
Unbuilt:: PA8 [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 M&C OH1 IN5  (Double) IN9  (Double) MON  (Double)
KY13 TN13
Unbuilt:: TN9 [Regions: AOC]
C&O :   C&O
Unbuilt:: VA2 [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  (Double) IN10 C&C
IL7
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: AOCM]
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 FL6
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
S&A :  (Double)   S&A GA1  (Double) COG GA8  (Double) AL4 MS2  (Double) MS3
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: ADG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&G  (Double) GA2  (Double) GA6 GA7  (Double) AL1  (Double)
AL3 MS6
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: AD]
MRLE:  (Double)   MRLE A&GW  (Double) P&FW IN4 IN7  (Double) IL2
Unbuilt:: KY12 [Regions: OL]
GTW :   GTW OH5 OH6 IN2
Unbuilt:: IN8 [Regions: L]
VC :   VC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
A&WP:   A&WP A&C AL6 AL7
Unbuilt:: TN6 [Regions: DG]
BRL :   BRL TN2 TN4
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
TP&W:   TP&W IN1 ERIE NY2 PA11 OH3 MI1 IN3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ALC]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
N&C :   N&C KY10
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: ]
SM :   SM NO&J MS4
Unbuilt:: MS7 [Regions: MG]
MN :   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
O&M :   O&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
FW&C:   FW&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]

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 30   29   29   -1  1352   3731   169     14  
B&H 40   38   37   -3  722   3299   366   5   5   8     14    
NYC 31   31   32   +1  2224   8415   92   4   4   11    
PENN 48   45   42   -6  998   4853   62   11   11   3     8    
READ 39   46   54   +15  426   1870   0   3   3   4     13    
B&O 31   32   33   +2  1703   6679   44   8   8   13    
C&O 29   22   15   -14  182   449   21   6   6   8    
R&D 27   27   27   +0  1040   2876   69     8  
N&W 28   29   30   +2  1813   8116   183   3   3  
W&M 17   18   19   +2  691   1995   45   2   2  
C&H 33   33   33   +0  1784   6692   124   15   15   3    
S&A 35   45   55   +20  1655   5385   95   14   14   8    
SCL 39   42   45   +6  1224   6172   140   1   1   14    
MRLE 47   41   35   -12  928   3846   54   1   1   4     14    
GTW 34   36   39   +5  437   1950   35   4   4   1    
VC 13   14   15   +2  496   1355   110   6   6  
A&WP 28   28   28   +0  551   2310   30   8   8   4    
BRL 18   21   24   +6  708   2345   130     15   11    
TP&W 26   27   29   +3  1614   6112   133   13   13   3    
A&T 13   15   18   +5  267   661   54   15   15   14    
GM&O 23   36   49   +26  216   636   39   13   13   1     8     14    
N&C 21   31   41   +20  231   1093   37   11   11   3     8    
SM 23   34   46   +23  66   1476   139     14   8    
MN 13   16   20   +7  199   471   39     14  
O&M 0   0   15   +15  0   743   82   14   14  
FW&C 0   0   15   +15  0   513   57     4  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
C&EI 920   C&NW 600   CRIP 750   CASL 925   FEC 1495   MP 1415   V&T 865  
L&A 450   CP 770   UP 525   SL&A 495  

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