Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 10

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 10

Headline News 1859 to 1860

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1859: John Brown is executed after seizing arsenal at Harper's Ferry.
1860: Rich silver strike at Comstock Lode in Nevada Territory.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Milton Littlefield bought ERIE for $1435, John Forbes bought A&C for $695, Jim Fisk bought C&C for $3281, Jay Gould bought CNS for $12636, Baron Eudes Santerre bought MP for $3625, William Palmer bought UP for $1234.

PCs Merged: P&FW merges into READ.

PCs Incorporated: M&SP, C&NW.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Atlantic 4-4-2, PENN bought Atlantic 4-4-2, TP&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

RoWs built: OH6 by NYC, WV2 by READ, IL6 by B&O, IN7 by N&W, VA1 by C&H, KY12 by SCL, MS2 by S&G, MS1 by COG, KY3 by LS, OH7 by M&C, TN8 by WBSH, IL2 by O&M.

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled HRL, READ doubled PA5, N&W doubled RF&P, C&H doubled W&W, SCL doubled GM&O, COG doubled AL7, WBSH doubled WBSH.

New RoWs acquired: M&C got WV3, NYC got OH8, O&M got IN8, B&O got IN10, N&W got IL5, SCL got IL7, LS got KY6, C&H got TN2, S&G got TN5, WBSH got MS6.

RR Mergers: COG merges into N&W.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, William Palmer, Milton Littlefield.

New railroad Presidents: John Forbes of TP&W, Jay Gould of M&SP.

New Private Companies Available: V&T, L&A, CP, WP, MKT, SLSF, SLSW, GW.

Jay Gould gagne la Médaille du Golfe for avoir relié le N&W entre la région Golfe et Chicago.

Jay Gould dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5021. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Eudes Santerre, William Palmer, Jim Fisk

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Depression.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
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 Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4) Milton Littlefield (14)
Rail Mogul Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) John Forbes (2) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9)
Rail Builder Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2)
Rail Prodigal Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Baron Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) John Forbes (2)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL O&M MP IC
5 Jay Gould N&W M&SP .... CNS
4 Jim Fisk READ M&C .... C&C
9 William Palmer B&O WBSH UP NO&J
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G .... ERIE
2 John Forbes TP&W NYC A&C FW&C
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 680   72053   41070   97   179444   53555   3   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1149   148107   77015   99   302937   20717   8   5   306   538  
PENN Pennsylvania 623   90533   55225   93   191897   68510   4   0   0   92  
READ Reading 933   148597   83214   95   220196   149545   2   4   0   862  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1167   132602   74255   95   317999   187185   1   4   0   83  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2701   360719   187574   99   676951   434279   5   1   0   1603  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1643   185904   96670   99   374089   144608   5   3   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1434   195417   101616   99   334904   124111   4   4   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1005   105966   64639   93   229907   131888   1   4   0   438  
LS Lake Shore 1380   187932   120277   90   342406   197074   2   4   0   106  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 295   27448   15097   99   43509   40148   2   1   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 210   19159   11112   96   49196   24044   1   5   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 444   51849   28517   99   94327   63929   3   9   1400   101  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 274   26618   14640   99   40295   37454   2   4   505   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   15499   9919   90   18017   16633   3   0   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 326   25991   18714   82   41885   38665   -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 B&H C2 C3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL  (Double) NY3 PA11 OH3 OH5 OH6
Unbuilt:: OH8 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A  (Double) PA2  (Double) MD1  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6
P&FW WV2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1 IN2 IN9 IL6
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: ACM]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O  (Double) VC KY1 RF&P  (Double)
IN5  (Double) MON  (Double) VA2 SC5 IN7 COG  (Double) A&WP
BRL AL6 AL7  (Double) MS1
Unbuilt:: IL5 [Regions: ADOCG]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER  (Double) SC1 G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4 W&M  (Double)
FL4 W&W  (Double) FL5 VA1
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: AG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10  (Double) MS3
GM&O  (Double) TN12 KY12
Unbuilt:: IL7 [Regions: ADMG]
S&G :   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1 A&T AL4 MS2
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: ADG]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4  (Double) A&GW C5 MC IN4 MI5
KY3
Unbuilt:: KY6 [Regions: OLCN]
M&C :   M&C OH7
Unbuilt:: WV3 [Regions: O]
TP&W:   TP&W IN3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
WBSH:  (Double)   WBSH L&N TN8
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: O]
O&M :   O&M IL2
Unbuilt:: IN8 [Regions: O]
C&NW:   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
M&SP:   M&SP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: W]

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 21   28   36   +15  1142   3214   186     10   2     5     14    
NYC 42   36   31   -11  925   5702   50   2   2   5     10     14    
PENN 30   26   22   -8  991   3054   66     5  
READ 69   53   37   -32  777   10205   175   4   4   5     9     10    
B&O 33   35   38   +5  1304   5761   82   9   9   5    
N&W 25   22   18   -7  2804   13390   119   5   5   9    
C&H 28   25   23   -5  1854   8141   80     2   5    
SCL 61   62   64   +3  1686   11409   80   10   10   4     5    
S&G 22   20   18   -4  1074   4924   101   14   14   5    
LS 29   26   23   -6  1230   6850   50   14   14   5     9    
M&C 15   20   26   +11  294   1424   51   4   4   5    
TP&W 72   49   27   -45  356   1023   27   2   10   9    
WBSH 57   54   51   -6  734   2148   72   9   9   5    
O&M 15   18   21   +6  194   1316   54   10   10   14    
C&NW 0   0   11   +11  0   540   60     14  
M&SP 0   0   11   +11  0   1467   163   5   5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&M 725   NYNH 550   CNJ 670   N&S 1215   GTW 535   N&C 755   SM 220  
MN 510   MS 1020   C&EI 920   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950   CASL 925   FEC 1495  
M&LR 660   V&T 865   L&A 450   CP 770   WP 710   SL&A 495   MKT 1630  
SLSF 1195   SLSW 775   GW 700  

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