Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 5

Headline News 1849 to 1850

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1849: Gold found at Sutter's mill in California! Gold rush begins!
1850: Samuel Colt builds factory to manufacture new repeating pistol.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Baron Eudes Santerre bought HRL for $958, Jim Fisk bought C&O for $1034, John Forbes bought G&C for $621, William Palmer bought VC for $1501, Jay Gould bought A&WP for $1567, Baron Eudes Santerre bought TP&W for $3207.

PCs Merged: P&LE merges into LS, MRLE merges into LS, B&H merges into GT.

PCs Incorporated: COG.

New Engines Acquired: S&G bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought switch yards, NYC bought Grand Station, NYC bought switch yards, PENN bought switch yards, B&O bought Grand Station, B&O bought switch yards, N&W bought switch yards, C&H bought switch yards, SCL bought Grand Station, SCL bought switch yards, LS bought switch yards.

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

Double Tracked Lines: B&O doubled B&O, N&W doubled R&D, LS doubled LS.

New RoWs acquired: NYC got NY3, PENN got PA10, READ got MD1, C&H got GA2, S&G got GA7, B&O got OH4, N&W got KY1, SCL got AL3, LS got C4.

New railroad Presidents: Baron Eudes Santerre of GT.

New Private Companies Available: A&GW, WBSH, MC, A&T, GM&O, N&C, SM.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1100. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jay Gould, Baron Eudes Santerre

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Good.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

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

Player Summary

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

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 183   32885   23020   87   49249   30923   4   2   0   0  
NYC New York Central 349   46652   25658   99   83807   34916   6   4   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 388   68019   40811   97   100498   51313   8   9   800   385  
READ Reading 291   70885   48911   91   88931   58639   7   2   225   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 445   46133   25372   99   108108   49390   4   15   0   169  
N&W Norfolk & Western 565   65947   38250   99   140941   81256   3   9   730   770  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 456   63125   37245   95   111206   46687   6   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 605   105396   57968   99   154541   68564   10   10   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 282   31736   19994   97   70924   46371   1   5   645   313  
COG Central of Georgia 86   13686   9580   87   21644   14431   3   0   0   0  
LS Lake Shore 451   71637   42982   97   111611   72909   6   5   420   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
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
NYC :   NYC B&A
Unbuilt:: NY3 [Regions: A]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV PA9
Unbuilt:: PA10 [Regions: A]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A PA2
Unbuilt:: MD1 [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1
Unbuilt:: OH4 [Regions: A]
N&W :   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5
Unbuilt:: KY1 [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H NER SC1
Unbuilt:: GA2 [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A GA1 GA8
Unbuilt:: AL3 [Regions: AD]
S&G :   S&G GA6
Unbuilt:: GA7 [Regions: A]
COG :   COG
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE
Unbuilt:: C4 [Regions: OL]

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 15   20   26   +11  158   833   82   10   10   2    
NYC 37   50   64   +27  576   1752   0   2   2   10    
PENN 28   31   34   +6  360   1868   77   5   5  
READ 24   30   36   +12  294   1408   47   4   4   5    
B&O 33   36   40   +7  499   2193   40   9   9   5    
N&W 30   33   37   +7  414   2691   138   5   5  
C&H 32   34   37   +5  419   2215   71   2   2  
SCL 39   44   50   +11  685   2954   78   10   10  
S&G 22   27   32   +10  216   1348   62   14   14   5    
COG 0   0   15   +15  0   387   43     5  
LS 15   18   22   +7  367   2121   134   14   14   9    

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
B&M 725   NYNH 550   ERIE 1435   CNJ 670   RF&P 585   N&S 1215   W&W 600  
W&M 665   P&FW 955   GTW 535   M&C 965   BRL 925   A&GW 580   WBSH 570  
MC 760   A&T 715   GM&O 675   N&C 755   SM 220  

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