Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 11

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 11

Headline News 1861 to 1862

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1861: Pony Express carries mail from St. Louis to Sacramento in record time of 10 days.
1862: Telegraph line completed to California: Pony Express goes bankrupt.

Message to All Players in This Game

Désolé pour le retard, je suis tombé victime d'une grippe juste avant la dernière date limite...

Sorry for the delay; I was down with a flu that began just before the last due date...

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought NYNH for $650, Milton Littlefield bought GW for $700.

PCs Merged: FW&C merges into NYC, CNS merges into M&SP, IC merges into O&M.

PCs Incorporated: C&C, MP, UP.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Atlantic 4-4-2, B&O bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

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

RoWs abandoned: WV3 a été abandonné by M&C.

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled OH3, READ doubled PA6, B&O doubled IL6, N&W doubled MS1, SCL doubled GA1, M&C doubled OH7, WBSH doubled TN8, O&M doubled O&M.

New RoWs acquired: LS got NY2, B&O got OH2, TP&W got IN6, O&M got KY8, WBSH got TN7, N&W got AL5, S&G got MS4, M&SP got MN2.

RR Mergers: M&C merges into READ, TP&W merges into NYC, O&M merges into SCL.

Loan Recalls: Jim Fisk, Baron Eudes Santerre.

New railroad Presidents: Baron Eudes Santerre of GT, Jay Gould of PENN, John Forbes of C&H, Jim Fisk of C&C.

New Private Companies Available: SP, GN, SP&P, KC&D.

Baron Eudes Santerre dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5006. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, William Palmer, Milton Littlefield

Civil War begins: Railroads may not build a Right-of-Way this turn.

Le passage aux motrices utilisant le charbon améliore leurs performances, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Depression to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Prairie 2-6-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines

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) John Forbes (2) Milton Littlefield (14)
Rail Magnate Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) 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
5 Jay Gould N&W PENN .... ....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL GT .... ....
9 William Palmer B&O WBSH .... NO&J
2 John Forbes C&H NYC A&C ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G GW ERIE
4 Jim Fisk READ C&C NYNH ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 680   72389   39814   99   184082   42560   4   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1575   230019   121908   98   398788   60636   9   10   0   549  
PENN Pennsylvania 623   89862   50322   98   197305   62966   5   0   0   60  
READ Reading 1228   184008   101204   96   278166   198557   3   7   0   646  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1289   163161   84843   99   352523   214566   3   4   0   62  
N&W Norfolk & Western 2821   403939   218128   97   714522   463768   5   4   0   1042  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1842   202058   109113   97   409512   118356   5   1   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 2159   333418   173378   99   452126   208938   6   6   0   328  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 1133   117576   78776   87   248814   142106   0   2   0   328  
LS Lake Shore 1490   198495   136961   85   358785   208617   1   2   0   69  
WBSH Wabash Line 724   74313   40871   99   138462   103647   2   14   0   976  
C&C Cincinnati & Chicago 202   19830   12493   91   27611   25489   2   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   15499   9454   93   19133   14618   4   4   0   0  
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 411   44282   24355   99   67838   59146   3   1   0   0  
MP Missouri Pacific 283   28123   19686   84   37907   34993   0   0   0   0  
UP Union Pacific 105   9000   5940   88   13805   12745   0   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  (Double) OH5
OH6 FW&C OH8 TP&W IN3
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: AOLC]
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  (Double)
P&FW WV2 M&C OH7  (Double)
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AO]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1 IN2 IN9 IL6  (Double)
IN10
Unbuilt:: OH2 [Regions: AOCM]
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  (Double) IL5
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: ADOCMG]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER  (Double) SC1 G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4 W&M  (Double)
FL4 W&W  (Double) FL5 VA1 TN2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10  (Double)
MS3 GM&O  (Double) TN12 KY12 IL7 O&M  (Double) IL2 IC
IN8
Unbuilt:: KY8 [Regions: ADOCMG]
S&G :   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1 A&T AL4 MS2 TN5
Unbuilt:: MS4 [Regions: ADG]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4  (Double) A&GW C5 MC IN4 MI5
KY3 KY6
Unbuilt:: NY2 [Regions: OLCN]
WBSH:  (Double)   WBSH L&N TN8  (Double) MS6
Unbuilt:: TN7 [Regions: O]
C&C :   C&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
C&NW:   C&NW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
M&SP:   M&SP CNS
Unbuilt:: MN2 [Regions: CW]
MP :   MP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: MW]
UP :   UP
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 36   32   28   -8  575   3260   140   10   10   2     5     14    
NYC 31   39   47   +16  1190   7774   108   2   2   5     10    
PENN 22   22   22   +0  1111   3070   50   5   5  
READ 37   32   28   -9  1437   11855   0   4   4   5     10    
B&O 38   34   30   -8  1337   6392   61   9   9   5    
N&W 18   19   21   +3  3993   14049   60   5   5   9    
C&H 23   24   25   +2  2347   9037   179   2   2   5    
SCL 64   47   30   -34  3979   14890   224   10   10   4    
S&G 18   19   20   +2  1382   5601   64   14   14   5    
LS 23   23   24   +1  1455   7395   55   14   14   5     9    
WBSH 51   47   44   -7  523   3480   140   9   9   5    
C&C 0   0   11   +11  0   909   101   4   4  
C&NW 11   16   22   +11  279   555   45     14  
M&SP 11   16   21   +10  663   2013   42     5  
MP 0   0   11   +11  0   1274   141     10  
UP 0   0   11   +11  0   473   52     9  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&M 725   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   SP 450   GN 1475   SP&P 1430   KC&D 330  

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