Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 4

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 4

Headline News 1847 to 1848

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1847: U.S. and Britain reach peaceful agreement on Oregon border.
1848: Mexican war ends; California ceded to U.S.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: John Forbes bought B&H for $594, Jay Gould bought COG for $1124, Milton Littlefield bought P&LE for $800, William Palmer bought MRLE for $891.

PCs Merged: C&A merges into READ, B&A merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: GT, LS.

New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, PENN bought Norris 4-2-0, READ bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought Norris 4-2-0, C&H bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&H bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: WV1 by B&O, VA4 by N&W, GA1 by SCL.

Double Tracked Lines: PENN doubled PENN, READ doubled READ.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA2, PENN got PA9, N&W got VA5, C&H got SC1, S&G got GA6, SCL got GA8, B&O got OH1.

New railroad Presidents: John Forbes of NYC, Milton Littlefield of LS.

New Private Companies Available: P&FW, G&C, GTW, A&WP, BRL, TP&W.

Jay Gould dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1004. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Eudes Santerre

Le développement de la gare de triage facilite les manoeuvres, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Improved.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

2 John Forbes and now: gimme an other railroad.....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre actionnaires, je vous ai compris !

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) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Builder Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Henry Farham (1) John Forbes (2) Collis Huntington (3) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Magnate Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) William Palmer (9) John Forbes (2) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Prodigal Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Henry Farham (1) John Forbes (2) Collis Huntington (3)
Rail Baron Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL .... .... ....
5 Jay Gould N&W PENN COG ....
2 John Forbes C&H NYC B&H ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G P&LE ....
9 William Palmer B&O .... MRLE ....
4 Jim Fisk READ .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 73   14266   10557   86   19889   13261   3   0   0   0  
NYC New York Central 349   46002   28521   98   78921   32822   5   1   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 234   50750   30958   99   58925   23986   12   9   770   0  
READ Reading 196   50999   38249   85   55963   37312   5   2   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 365   34591   21100   99   84373   34295   2   0   0   307  
N&W Norfolk & Western 288   40154   24493   99   73133   36529   5   9   1385   325  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 314   41780   26739   93   72491   21922   5   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 448   82585   50376   99   114551   49649   9   10   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 157   20172   13919   91   37917   24888   1   5   625   0  
LS Lake Shore 182   22129   15490   90   41729   27821   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
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NYC :   NYC B&A
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: A]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A
Unbuilt:: PA2 [Regions: A]
B&O :   B&O WV1
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: A]
N&W :   N&W R&D VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H NER
Unbuilt:: SC1 [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A GA1
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: AD]
S&G :   S&G
Unbuilt:: GA6 [Regions: A]
LS :   LS
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 0   0   15   +15  0   329   36     10  
NYC 22   29   37   +15  285   1648   104   2   2  
PENN 25   26   28   +3  394   1107   68   5   5  
READ 15   19   24   +9  206   934   46   4   4  
B&O 30   31   33   +3  178   1731   102   9   9   5    
N&W 26   28   30   +4  211   1338   106   5   5  
C&H 30   31   32   +2  398   1576   0   2   2  
SCL 27   33   39   +12  427   2162   85   10   10  
S&G 15   18   22   +7  303   785   0   14   14  
LS 0   0   15   +15  0   819   91   14   14  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&M 725   HRL 710   NYNH 550   ERIE 1435   CNJ 670   C&O 470   RF&P 585  
N&S 1215   W&W 600   W&M 665   P&FW 955   G&C 470   GTW 535   M&C 965  
VC 1465   A&WP 760   BRL 925   TP&W 700  

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