Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 6

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 6

Headline News 1851 to 1852

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1851: California admitted into Union as newest state.
1852: Average life expectancy now almost 42 years.

Message to All Players in This Game

La prochaine partie est en cours de remplissage.
Vu les vacances d'été, elle ne débutera pas avant septembre.
D'ici là, il devrait y en avoir une pendant les Semaines de l'Hexagone.

Next game is filling up.
Due to summer holidays, it should start at most in September.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought RF&P for $1205, Jay Gould bought BRL for $3418, Milton Littlefield bought A&GW for $2100, William Palmer bought WBSH for $4567, Milton Littlefield bought MC for $2100.

PCs Merged: G&C merges into C&H, C&O merges into N&W, A&WP merges into COG, HRL merges into NYC, VC merges into N&W.

PCs Incorporated: TP&W.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought American 4-4-0, NYC bought American 4-4-0, PENN bought American 4-4-0, READ bought American 4-4-0, N&W bought American 4-4-0, C&H bought American 4-4-0, SCL bought American 4-4-0, S&G bought American 4-4-0, COG bought American 4-4-0, LS bought American 4-4-0.

New Technologies Acquired: S&G bought switch yards.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled NYC, PENN doubled LV, READ doubled C&A, N&W doubled N&W, C&H doubled C&H.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA8, NYC got PA11, C&H got GA4, B&O got IN1, N&W got IN5, SCL got TN10, S&G got AL1, GT got C2, LS got C5.

New railroad Presidents: Jay Gould of COG.

New Private Companies Available: A&C, MN, MS, O&M, MON, FW&C, C&C.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2100. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Eudes Santerre, Jay Gould, William Palmer

Le passage à l'acier permet d'augmenter la durée de vie des rails, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Boom.
Best locomotive available: American 4-4-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails

Tycoon Announcements:

10 Baron Eudes Santerre south ! sweet south !

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) Milton Littlefield (14) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Mogul Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) John Forbes (2) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9)
Rail Builder Milton Littlefield (14) Jay Gould (5) John Forbes (2) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Henry Farham (1)
Rail Magnate Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) Jay Gould (5) John Forbes (2) William Palmer (9)
Rail Prodigal Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) Henry Farham (1)
Rail Baron Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) 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 COG BRL ....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL GT .... ....
2 John Forbes C&H NYC .... ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G MC A&GW
9 William Palmer B&O .... WBSH ....
4 Jim Fisk READ .... RF&P ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 183   34894   20238   99   53729   30665   9   9   0   0  
NYC New York Central 640   101717   55944   99   166577   84461   8   4   910   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 548   103684   60136   99   150412   81031   9   23   375   593  
READ Reading 336   97206   59296   99   111311   71184   14   4   0   101  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 582   65860   38857   95   151533   75145   3   2   0   85  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1098   136806   80715   98   280206   165081   4   4   625   750  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 722   108260   60625   98   189025   92168   7   4   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 767   129699   71333   99   198390   84465   10   10   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 411   47148   30174   93   107336   68689   1   2   0   431  
COG Central of Georgia 238   34136   23212   89   63136   37120   3   4   0   0  
LS Lake Shore 591   102258   67490   91   155010   99510   5   2   0   189  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   14200   9940   87   33200   20350   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
Unbuilt:: C2 [Regions: A]
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A HRL NY3
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 PA10
Unbuilt:: PA8 [Regions: AL]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A  (Double) PA2 MD1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: A]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O VC KY1
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AO]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER SC1 G&C GA2
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A GA1 GA8 AL3
Unbuilt:: TN10 [Regions: AD]
S&G :   S&G GA6 GA7
Unbuilt:: AL1 [Regions: A]
COG :   COG A&WP
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4
Unbuilt:: C5 [Regions: OLN]
TP&W:   TP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]

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 26   34   43   +17  294   915   0   10   10   2    
NYC 64   73   83   +19  502   3062   145   2   2   10    
PENN 34   44   54   +20  785   2665   80     5  
READ 36   48   61   +25  496   1658   22   4   4  
B&O 40   42   44   +4  573   2850   68   9   9   5    
N&W 37   39   42   +5  917   5228   266   5   5  
C&H 37   38   39   +2  713   3483   133   2   2  
SCL 50   64   78   +28  1075   3761   81   10   10  
S&G 32   34   37   +5  434   1991   64   14   14   5    
COG 15   20   26   +11  190   1081   109   5   5  
LS 22   30   38   +16  767   2885   70   14   14   9    
TP&W 0   0   16   +16  0   630   70     10  

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   N&S 1215   W&W 600   W&M 665  
P&FW 955   GTW 535   M&C 965   A&C 685   A&T 715   GM&O 675   N&C 755  
SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020   O&M 825   MON 920   FW&C 570   C&C 1010  

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