Continental Rails II - Game # 8 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II

Game # 8 - Turn # 9

Headline News 1857 to 1858

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1857: Western Union Telegraph Company begins operations.
1858: The Dred Scott decision by Supreme Court angers Northern anti-slavery elements.

Message to All Players in This Game

Apr├Ęs le repos estival, les inscriptions sont ouvertes pour une nouvelle partie.

After the summer vacations, a new game is being set up.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought P&FW for $3200, William Palmer bought NO&J for $4345, John Forbes bought FW&C for $1011, Baron Eudes Santerre bought IC for $6235, Milton Littlefield bought C&NW for $11500, Jay Gould bought M&SP for $31617.

PCs Merged: A&T merges into S&G, W&W merges into C&H, L&N merges into WBSH, GM&O merges into SCL.

New Engines Acquired: GT bought Atlantic 4-4-2, N&W bought Atlantic 4-4-2, C&H bought Atlantic 4-4-2, SCL bought Atlantic 4-4-2, S&G bought Atlantic 4-4-2, COG bought Atlantic 4-4-2, LS bought Atlantic 4-4-2, M&C bought Atlantic 4-4-2, WBSH bought Atlantic 4-4-2, O&M bought Atlantic 4-4-2.

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

Double Tracked Lines: READ doubled MD1, N&W doubled MON, C&H doubled W&M, SCL doubled TN10.

New RoWs acquired: C&H got VA1, READ got WV2, NYC got OH6, M&C got OH7, N&W got IN7, O&M got IL2, B&O got IL6, LS got KY3, SCL got KY12, WBSH got TN8, COG got MS1, S&G got MS2.

Loan Recalls: John Forbes, Milton Littlefield.

New Private Companies Available: CNS, UP, SL&A.

Jay Gould dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $5012. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Baron Eudes Santerre, William Palmer, Jim Fisk

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Depression.
Best locomotive available: Atlantic 4-4-2
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails

Tycoon Announcements:

10 Baron Eudes Santerre bravo mister nash !

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) Jay Gould (5) William Palmer (9) 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 Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) Milton Littlefield (14) William Palmer (9) Jim Fisk (4)
Rail Baron Jay Gould (5) Baron Eudes Santerre (10) 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
10 Baron Eudes Santerre SCL O&M .... IC
5 Jay Gould N&W COG M&SP ....
4 Jim Fisk READ M&C P&FW ....
9 William Palmer B&O WBSH .... NO&J
2 John Forbes C&H NYC .... FW&C
14 Milton Littlefield LS S&G C&NW ....
13 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....
15 Robert Schuyler .... .... .... ....
7 J. Pierpont Morgan .... .... .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... .... .... ....
3 Collis Huntington .... .... .... ....
8 J. Edgar Thompson .... .... .... ....
6 Thomas Scott .... .... .... ....
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 680   72233   39728   99   176071   60883   3   7   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1049   128811   72134   95   276124   19660   7   5   0   828  
PENN Pennsylvania 623   90259   53252   95   188034   74378   4   0   0   142  
READ Reading 581   112063   62755   95   161716   98234   2   4   805   426  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1002   99882   55935   95   278431   154513   0   0   0   118  
N&W Norfolk & Western 1859   214702   111645   99   460941   289456   3   4   505   1283  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1483   168156   87442   99   338653   119632   5   3   0   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 1274   178024   92573   99   303021   116129   4   4   0   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 803   80030   45618   97   198154   102576   1   7   0   584  
COG Central of Georgia 602   67354   37045   99   160154   97994   2   1   0   502  
LS Lake Shore 1279   174789   103125   95   325886   181824   3   8   0   152  
M&C Marietta & Cincinnati 193   16064   9960   92   23392   22468   1   4   0   0  
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 210   19430   11464   95   47894   27482   0   0   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 300   33209   18265   99   69538   41738   3   0   144   0  
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165   15582   8570   99   21863   20757   3   1   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 OH5
Unbuilt:: OH6 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV  (Double) PA9 PA10 PA8
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
READ:  (Double)   READ C&A  (Double) PA2  (Double) MD1  (Double) PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: WV2 [Regions: AO]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O WV1 OH1 OH4  (Double) IN1 IN2 IN9
Unbuilt:: IL6 [Regions: AC]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W R&D  (Double) VA4 VA5 C&O  (Double) VC KY1 RF&P
IN5  (Double) MON  (Double) VA2 SC5
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: AOC]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H NER  (Double) SC1 G&C  (Double) GA2 GA4 W&M  (Double)
FL4 W&W FL5
Unbuilt:: VA1 [Regions: AG]
SCL :  (Double)   SCL S&A  (Double) GA1 GA8  (Double) AL3 TN10  (Double) MS3
GM&O TN12
Unbuilt:: KY12 [Regions: ADMG]
S&G :   S&G GA6 GA7 AL1 A&T AL4
Unbuilt:: MS2 [Regions: AD]
COG :  (Double)   COG A&WP BRL AL6 AL7
Unbuilt:: MS1 [Regions: DG]
LS :  (Double)   LS P&LE MRLE C4  (Double) A&GW C5 MC IN4 MI5
Unbuilt:: KY3 [Regions: OLCN]
M&C :   M&C
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: O]
TP&W:   TP&W IN3
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
WBSH:   WBSH L&N
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: O]
O&M :   O&M
Unbuilt:: IL2 [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   32   21   -22  1453   3214   186     10   2    
NYC 59   50   42   -17  1067   5192   60   2   2   5     10     14    
PENN 34   32   30   -4  1084   3032   88     5  
READ 52   60   69   +17  771   8565   55   4   4   5     9     10    
B&O 28   30   33   +5  1152   4944   74   9   5  
N&W 28   26   25   -3  2682   9262   37   5   5   9    
C&H 40   34   28   -12  1684   7259   162   2   2   5    
SCL 48   54   61   +13  2061   10578   111   10   10   4     5    
S&G 24   23   22   -2  783   3868   147   14   14   5    
COG 18   15   13   -5  831   2980   30   5   5  
LS 38   33   29   -9  1102   6303   92   14   14   5     9    
M&C 10   12   15   +5  371   965   0   4   4  
TP&W 39   55   72   +33  111   1015   35     10   2     9    
WBSH 31   44   57   +26  140   1407   93   9   9  
O&M 10   12   15   +5  332   825   0   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   GTW 535   A&C 685  
N&C 755   SM 220   MN 510   MS 1020   C&C 1010   C&EI 920   CRIP 750  
CB&Q 950   CASL 925   FEC 1495   CNS 425   MP 1415   M&LR 660   UP 525  
SL&A 495  

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