Continental Rails II - Game # 9 - Turn # 5

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Continental Rails II

Game # 9 - 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: Henry Farham bought W&W for $600, Crazy French II bought LS for $1749, Baron Louis Aubade bought M&C for $5105, J. Pierpont Morgan bought A&WP for $4321, J. Pierpont Morgan bought BRL for $4321, Cante bought MC for $3273.

PCs Merged: G&C merges into C&H, B&H merges into GT, B&M merges into NYC.

PCs Incorporated: MRLE, NYNH.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought switch yards, NYC bought switch yards, PENN bought Grand Station, PENN bought switch yards, B&O bought switch yards, C&O bought switch yards, R&D bought switch yards, N&W bought switch yards, C&H bought switch yards, SCL bought switch yards, S&G bought switch yards, COG bought switch yards.

RoWs built: C2 by GT, NY3 by NYC, C3 by HRL, PA1 by C&A, PA6 by PENN, PA3 by READ, WV2 by B&O, VA4 by C&O, VA1 by N&W, SC4 by C&H, GA3 by S&G.

Double Tracked Lines: GT doubled GT, B&O doubled PA7.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA9, NYC got PA11, C&A got MD1, C&O got VA5, R&D got VA7, N&W got NC2, SCL got GA4, S&G got GA6, COG got GA8, B&O got OH1, C&H got TN2, READ got PA2.

RR Mergers: HRL merges into NYC.

New railroad Presidents: William Ogden of NYNH, Crazy French II of MRLE.

New Private Companies Available: VC, TP&W, WBSH, A&T, NO&J, MN.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $2045. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Edward Harriman, Crazy French II, J. Pierpont Morgan, Sleeping Dog, Jim Hill

Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Good to Improved.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards

Tycoon Announcements:

15 Louis McLane Hi, everybody!

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Edward Harriman (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (10) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Jim Hill (11) Cante (13)
Rail Mogul Baron Louis Aubade (4) Edward Harriman (3) William Ogden (8) Crazy French II (6) Sleeping Dog (7)
Rail Builder Baron Louis Aubade (4) Crazy French II (6) Edward Harriman (3) Byron Kilbourn (1) Leland Stanford (2)
Rail Magnate Baron Louis Aubade (4) Edward Harriman (3) Crazy French II (6) Sleeping Dog (7) Leland Stanford (2)
Rail Prodigal Edward Harriman (3) William Ogden (8) Jay Gould (5) Crazy French II (6) J. Pierpont Morgan (10)
Rail Baron Edward Harriman (3) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Crazy French II (6) William Ogden (8) Jim Hill (11)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 Edward Harriman PENN .... .... P&FW
4 Baron Louis Aubade B&O GT .... M&C
10 J. Pierpont Morgan N&W C&A A&WP BRL
2 Leland Stanford .... C&O .... ....
6 Crazy French II NYC MRLE .... LS
8 William Ogden READ NYNH .... ....
7 Sleeping Dog C&H SCL .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... S&G .... ....
1 Byron Kilbourn COG R&D .... ....
14 Henry Farham .... .... W&W ....
13 Cante P&LE .... MC ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
5 Jay Gould .... .... .... ....
9 William Palmer .... .... .... ....
15 Louis McLane .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 439   68458   39705   99   124691   77410   6   12   0   0  
NYC New York Central 1026   169646   101786   97   269989   150149   7   9   546   542  
NYNH New York & New Haven 110   19006   12924   89   31247   19153   4   0   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 474   75326   45948   99   131269   84199   5   0   225   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 479   88697   48783   99   121706   54805   11   16   0   135  
READ Reading 193   38165   25953   92   57703   37705   5   14   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 471   61207   36112   98   119561   53480   5   1   0   0  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 224   26350   15283   99   53766   33490   4   6   1385   325  
R&D Richmond & Danville 76   13793   8276   97   21883   13982   7   9   470   0  
N&W Norfolk & Western 485   59485   34502   99   124560   66878   4   16   0   360  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 306   44458   25786   99   79671   30622   7   4   597   0  
SCL Sea Coast Line 462   72007   43205   97   111666   36089   7   4   695   0  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 309   37836   21945   99   72626   47204   4   9   0   182  
COG Central of Georgia 86   14645   8494   99   23378   15105   8   4   628   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 131   21331   13012   99   34142   22108   6   17   0   0  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 138   17920   12365   88   35370   21680   2   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 :  (Double)   GT B&H C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
NYC :   NYC B&A  (Double) B&M NY3 HRL C3
Unbuilt:: PA11 [Regions: ALN]
NYNH:   NYNH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&A :   C&A ERIE PA1
Unbuilt:: MD1 [Regions: A]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV PA5 PA6
Unbuilt:: PA9 [Regions: AO]
READ:   READ PA3
Unbuilt:: PA2 [Regions: A]
B&O :   B&O PA7  (Double) WV2
Unbuilt:: OH1 [Regions: AO]
C&O :   C&O VA4
Unbuilt:: VA5 [Regions: A]
R&D :   R&D
Unbuilt:: VA7 [Regions: ]
N&W :   N&W N&S VA1
Unbuilt:: NC2 [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H G&C SC4
Unbuilt:: TN2 [Regions: A]
SCL :   SCL S&A NER
Unbuilt:: GA4 [Regions: A]
S&G :   S&G GA3
Unbuilt:: GA6 [Regions: A]
COG :   COG
Unbuilt:: GA8 [Regions: D]
P&LE:   P&LE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: OL]
MRLE:   MRLE
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]

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 22   30   39   +17  124   2012   183   4   4  
NYC 33   36   35   +2  440   4871   266   6   6  
NYNH 0   0   16   +16  0   495   55   8   8  
C&A 29   31   33   +4  651   2323   47   10   10   8    
PENN 43   50   57   +14  506   2345   55   3   3   2    
READ 25   33   41   +16  197   921   44   8   8  
B&O 43   52   62   +19  444   2283   80   4   4   2    
C&O 24   29   35   +11  125   1055   65   2   2  
R&D 15   21   28   +13  152   380   0   1   1  
N&W 52   52   53   +1  259   2349   80   10   10   1     3     14    
C&H 31   43   56   +25  224   1448   88   7   7   3    
SCL 31   34   38   +7  657   2317   0   7   7   11     12    
S&G 19   21   23   +4  276   1469   76   11   11  
COG 15   19   23   +8  168   387   43   1   1   10    
P&LE 15   19   23   +8  252   655   0   13   13  
MRLE 0   0   16   +16  0   621   69   6   6  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNJ 670   RF&P 585   W&M 665   GTW 535   VC 1465   TP&W 700   WBSH 570  
A&T 715   NO&J 915   MN 510  

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