Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 8

Headline News 1855 to 1856

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1855: The Know-Nothing Party sweeps Northern congressional elections.
1856: Soo Canal completed connecting Lake Superior to Lake Huron.

Message to All Players in This Game

Une nouvelle résolution suite à un problème avec l'antivirus d'un des joueurs, qui a modifié la façon dont les ordres me sont parvenus.

A new version of the turn due to a problem with the antivirus software of one of the players that modified the way I got his orders.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Milton Littlefield bought A&T for $800, William Palmer bought L&N for $8123.

PCs Merged: MON merges into N&W, MC merges into LS, W&M merges into C&H.

PCs Incorporated: M&C, O&M.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Mogul 2-6-0, NYC bought Mogul 2-6-0, PENN bought Mogul 2-6-0, READ bought Mogul 2-6-0, B&O bought Mogul 2-6-0, N&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, C&H bought Mogul 2-6-0, SCL bought Mogul 2-6-0, S&G bought Mogul 2-6-0, COG bought Mogul 2-6-0, LS bought Mogul 2-6-0, TP&W bought Mogul 2-6-0, WBSH bought Mogul 2-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: PENN bought steel rails, READ bought Grand Station, COG bought steel rails.

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

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled B&A, READ doubled PA2, B&O doubled OH4, N&W doubled IN5, C&H doubled NER, SCL doubled GA8, COG doubled COG, LS doubled C4.

New RoWs acquired: READ got PA6, N&W got SC5, C&H got FL5, NYC got OH5, LS got MI5, TP&W got IN3, B&O got IN9, SCL got TN12, S&G got AL4, COG got AL7.

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

New railroad Presidents: Jim Fisk of M&C, William Palmer of WBSH, Baron Eudes Santerre of O&M.

New Private Companies Available: NO&J, IC, C&NW, CRIP, CASL, FEC, M&SP, MP, M&LR.

Baron Eudes Santerre dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $4020. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Jay Gould, William Palmer, Jim Fisk

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
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) Jay Gould (5) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2)
Rail Magnate Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) William Palmer (9) Milton Littlefield (14) John Forbes (2)
Rail Prodigal Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Jay Gould (5) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) Jim Fisk (4)
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 .... ....
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL O&M GM&O ....
4 Jim Fisk READ M&C .... ....
2 John Forbes C&H NYC W&W ....
9 William Palmer B&O WBSH L&N ....
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G .... A&T
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
12 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
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   68579   38405   98   171433   87094   1   1   0   0  
NYC New York Central 929   112067   58275   99   251924   38151   7   5   600   674  
PENN Pennsylvania 623   85786   47183   99   184558   75174   5   12   0   218  
READ Reading 471   88967   48932   96   136633   77342   4   12   0   568  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 854   81777   42525   99   249192   129494   0   8   148   20  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1784   187719   97614   99   438415   272092   2   9   375   1336  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1159   123190   65291   98   285225   94000   4   5   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1051   136715   71093   99   264243   82612   3   9   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 508   48646   29188   94   149350   59400   0   3   760   138  
COG Central of Georgia 542   52063   28635   99   146031   85997   0   4   300   417  
LS Lake Shore 1095   137945   92423   87   279103   143902   1   9   184   50  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193   14317   9306   89   20999   21001   0   0   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 140   10546   5906   98   36644   17486   -1   0   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   13904   8481   93   39569   15457   1   7   0   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   14494   9276   90   18999   19001   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 B&H C2 C3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :  (Double)   NYC B&A  (Double) HRL NY3 PA11 OH3
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A  (Double) PA2  (Double) MD1 PA5
Unbuilt:: PA6 [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1 IN2
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: AC]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O  (Double) VC KY1 RF&P
IN5  (Double) MON VA2
Unbuilt:: SC5 [Regions: AOC]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER  (Double) SC1 G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4 W&M FL4
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: A]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10 MS3
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: ADM]
S&G :   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: AD]
COG :  (Double)   COG A&WP BRL AL6
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: D]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4  (Double) A&GW C5 MC IN4
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: OLN]
M&C :   M&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
TP&W:   TP&W
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: ]
WBSH:   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
O&M :   O&M
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 60   51   43   -17  662   3152   248     10   2    
NYC 52   55   59   +7  1524   4599   53   2   2   5     10     14    
PENN 49   41   34   -15  1020   3032   88     5  
READ 55   80   52   +49  466   7936   134   4   4   5     10    
B&O 31   29   28   -3  1131   4243   35   9   9   5    
N&W 38   33   28   -10  2734   8702   222   5   5  
C&H 31   35   40   +9  1405   5653   148   2   2   5    
SCL 50   49   48   -2  1816   9479   95   10   10   5    
S&G 24   24   24   +0  733   2540   0   14   14   5    
COG 19   18   18   -1  564   2651   59   5   5  
LS 46   42   38   -8  760   5337   138   14   14   5     9    
M&C 0   0   10   +10  0   869   96   4   4  
TP&W 24   31   39   +15  180   700   0     10  
WBSH 18   24   31   +13  254   527   43   9   9  
O&M 0   0   10   +10  0   743   82   10   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   P&FW 955   GTW 535  
A&C 685   N&C 755   NO&J 915   SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020   FW&C 570  
C&C 1010   C&EI 920   IC 925   C&NW 600   CRIP 750   CB&Q 950   CASL 925  
FEC 1495   M&SP 1630   MP 1415   M&LR 660  

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