Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 7

Headline News 1853 to 1854

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1853: Franklin Pearce defeats Winfield Scott in Presidential race.
1854: Wells, Fargo and Company founded in Sacramento.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: John Forbes bought W&W for $635, John Forbes bought W&M for $695, Jim Fisk bought M&C for $1250, Baron Eudes Santerre bought GM&O for $2608, Baron Eudes Santerre bought O&M for $5601, Jay Gould bought MON for $6326.

PCs Merged: RF&P merges into N&W, BRL merges into COG, A&GW merges into LS.

PCs Incorporated: WBSH.

New Engines Acquired: B&O bought American 4-4-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought steel rails, NYC bought steel rails, READ bought switch yards, READ bought steel rails, B&O bought steel rails, N&W bought Grand Station, N&W bought steel rails, C&H bought steel rails, SCL bought steel rails, S&G bought steel rails, LS bought Grand Station, TP&W bought steel rails.

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

Double Tracked Lines: N&W doubled C&O, C&H doubled G&C, SCL doubled S&A.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA5, N&W got VA2, C&H got FL4, NYC got OH3, B&O got IN2, LS got IN4, COG got AL6, SCL got MS3, GT got C3.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, William Palmer, Milton Littlefield.

Stock splits: Les actions of READ se divisent à 2 for 1, Les actions of SCL se divisent à 2 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Baron Eudes Santerre of TP&W.

New Private Companies Available: C&EI, L&N, CB&Q.

William Palmer gagne la Médaille du Centre for avoir relié le B&O entre la région Atlantique et Chicago.

Baron Eudes Santerre gagne la Médaille du Centre for avoir relié le SCL entre les régions Atlantique et Mississippi.

Milton Littlefield dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $3050. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Eudes Santerre, Jay Gould, William Palmer

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Boom to Panic.
Best locomotive available: Mogul 2-6-0
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 Baron Eudes Santerre (10) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) Jay Gould (5) John Forbes (2)
Rail Magnate Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) Jay Gould (5) John Forbes (2)
Rail Prodigal Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) Henry Farham (1)
Rail Baron Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) 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 COG .... MON
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL TP&W GM&O O&M
4 Jim Fisk READ .... .... M&C
2 John Forbes C&H NYC W&W W&M
9 William Palmer B&O .... .... ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G MC ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
1 Henry Farham .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 439   69087   38689   98   141500   72604   7   12   0   0  
NYC New York Central 822   137607   71554   99   231827   77823   11   4   535   364  
PENN Pennsylvania 623   128353   74444   99   180072   94459   11   0   0   290  
READ Reading 336   105746   58160   99   116418   72797   20   9   675   35  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 784   104057   54108   99   233348   115530   6   9   0   25  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1340   190815   99223   99   374973   211694   7   4   1300   481  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 861   143871   74813   99   245670   89163   11   5   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 861   173229   90078   99   239278   84367   14   9   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 508   73390   40365   99   149350   89400   6   3   0   172  
COG Central of Georgia 423   60307   36184   97   126899   68047   5   1   595   0  
LS Lake Shore 818   154264   95644   92   243905   143700   8   2   0   66  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   15382   9383   93   34796   18254   3   4   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   20767   13083   91   38543   19857   7   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
Unbuilt:: C3 [Regions: AN]
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A HRL NY3 PA11
Unbuilt:: OH3 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A  (Double) PA2 MD1
Unbuilt:: PA5 [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4 IN1
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: AC]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O  (Double) VC KY1 RF&P
IN5
Unbuilt:: VA2 [Regions: AO]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER SC1 G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4
Unbuilt:: FL4 [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1 GA8 AL3 TN10
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: ADM]
S&G :   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AD]
COG :   COG A&WP BRL
Unbuilt:: AL6 [Regions: D]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4 A&GW C5
Unbuilt:: IN4 [Regions: OLN]
TP&W:   TP&W
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
WBSH:   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]

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 43   51   60   +17  195   2067   128     10   2    
NYC 83   67   52   -31  1136   4026   91   2   2   10     14    
PENN 54   51   49   -5  978   3003   117     5  
READ 61   86   55   +49  525   3360   0   4   4   5     10    
B&O 44   37   31   -13  777   3827   101   9   9   5    
N&W 42   40   38   -4  1793   6584   120   5   5  
C&H 39   35   31   -8  1088   4242   69   2   2  
SCL 78   89   50   +22  1058   8530   94   10   10   5    
S&G 37   30   24   -13  583   2492   48   14   14   5    
COG 26   22   19   -7  315   2023   92   5   5  
LS 38   42   46   +8  705   3977   113   14   14   5     9    
TP&W 16   20   24   +8  277   647   53   10   10   4     9    
WBSH 0   0   18   +18  0   513   57     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   N&S 1215   P&FW 955   GTW 535  
A&C 685   A&T 715   N&C 755   SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020   FW&C 570  
C&C 1010   C&EI 920   L&N 930   CB&Q 950  

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