Continental Rails II - Game # 9 - Turn # 7

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Continental Rails II

Game # 9 - 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.

Message to All Players in This Game

Comme annoncé, une nouvelle résolution qui remplace donc la précédente.

As foretold, here are the new repports.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Pierpont Morgan bought RF&P for $5123, Edward Harriman bought A&GW for $7004, William Ogden bought GM&O for $14670, Byron Kilbourn bought N&C for $2617, Henry Farham bought MS for $2340, Leland Stanford bought O&M for $10101, Jay Gould bought FW&C for $1500, Sleeping Dog bought C&C for $15307.

PCs Merged: VC merges into R&D, CNJ merges into NYNH.

PCs Incorporated: NO&J, GTW, MN, WBSH, W&M, A&T.

New Engines Acquired: C&O bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: C&H bought Grand Station.

RoWs built: C4 by NYC, NY2 by C&A, PA10 by PENN, OH2 by B&O, KY2 by C&O, VA2 by R&D, SC5 by N&W, TN3 by C&H, FL4 by SCL, GA7 by S&G, AL3 by COG, OH3 by P&LE, OH4 by MRLE.

Double Tracked Lines: NYC doubled C3, B&O doubled B&O, SCL doubled SCL, COG doubled GA8.

New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA4, N&W got SC3, SCL got FL5, R&D got WV4, P&LE got MI1, MC got MI5, MRLE got IN1, B&O got IN4, C&H got KY4, C&O got KY5, S&G got AL1, COG got AL4.

RR Mergers: NYC merges into MRLE, SCL merges into C&H.

New railroad Presidents: William Ogden of C&A, Henry Farham of W&M, Crazy French II of LS, Louis McLane of GTW, Sleeping Dog of WBSH, Leland Stanford of A&T, Edward Harriman of NO&J, Louis McLane of MN.

New Private Companies Available: SM, MON, C&EI, IC, C&NW.

J. Pierpont Morgan dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $6789. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: William Ogden, Crazy French II, Edward Harriman, Byron Kilbourn, Jay Gould, Henry Farham, Jim Hill, Cante, Sleeping Dog

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

Tycoon Announcements:

10 J. Pierpont Morgan mr. harriman, a deal is a deal. it was your offer. one's word is important.

Top Victory Points

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

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
6 Crazy French II LS MRLE .... ....
3 Edward Harriman PENN NO&J .... A&GW
1 Byron Kilbourn .... R&D N&C ....
10 J. Pierpont Morgan N&W COG RF&P ....
2 Leland Stanford A&T C&O .... O&M
11 Jim Hill .... S&G .... ....
4 Baron Louis Aubade B&O GT .... ....
8 William Ogden C&A NYNH .... GM&O
7 Sleeping Dog C&H WBSH .... C&C
13 Cante P&LE MC .... TP&W
14 Henry Farham .... W&M MS ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
5 Jay Gould .... .... FW&C FW&C
15 Louis McLane GTW MN .... ....
9 William Palmer .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 439   68628   39804   96   130925   77956   6   4   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 244   42718   24777   99   73242   44048   7   21   0   0  
C&A Camden & Amboy 722   125790   76733   99   203903   126910   6   0   0   51  
PENN Pennsylvania 984   159396   87668   99   249560   73629   10   14   0   347  
READ Reading 288   59382   38599   95   92856   59854   6   7   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 879   111304   61217   99   230088   71419   6   4   0   337  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 626   57842   33548   99   157380   66714   2   2   0   666  
R&D Richmond & Danville 723   76838   45335   98   188392   116527   2   9   0   614  
N&W Norfolk & Western 835   101545   56864   98   223186   128457   4   9   0   182  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   13990   9373   90   31681   19419   1   0   0   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1371   194665   107065   99   356245   81517   8   4   460   262  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 563   63090   36592   99   139949   87666   3   9   291   88  
COG Central of Georgia 742   102366   59372   99   196174   125479   5   16   0   462  
LS Lake Shore 182   23573   15794   90   43170   22321   3   4   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 238   36500   23725   95   66162   41143   4   25   0   107  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 1623   278951   159003   97   462780   239618   8   11   0   577  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   14173   9496   90   27558   16892   2   0   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   18792   12779   89   31681   19419   4   0   0   0  
MC Michigan Central 152   20096   12259   96   37250   24075   4   15   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   16518   12223   83   35370   21680   0   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   24566   17196   87   47088   28862   2   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   15251   10218   90   27558   16892   3   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]
NYNH:   NYNH CNJ
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&A :  (Double)   C&A ERIE PA1 MD1 NY2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV PA5 PA6 P&FW PA9 PA10
Unbuilt:: PA4 [Regions: AOL]
READ:   READ PA3 PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O PA7  (Double) WV2 M&C OH1 OH2
Unbuilt:: IN4 [Regions: AO]
C&O :   C&O VA4 VA5 KY2
Unbuilt:: KY5 [Regions: A]
R&D :   R&D VA7 VC VA2
Unbuilt:: WV4 [Regions: A]
N&W :  (Double)   N&W N&S VA1 W&W NC2 SC5
Unbuilt:: SC3 [Regions: A]
W&M :   W&M
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H G&C SC4 TN2 TN3 SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA4 FL4
Unbuilt:: KY4 [Regions: A]
S&G :   S&G GA3 GA6 GA7
Unbuilt:: AL1 [Regions: A]
COG :   COG A&WP BRL GA8  (Double) AL3
Unbuilt:: AL4 [Regions: D]
LS :   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
P&LE:   P&LE OH3
Unbuilt:: MI1 [Regions: OL]
MRLE:   MRLE OH4 NYC B&A  (Double) B&M NY3 HRL  (Double) C3  (Double)
PA11 C4
Unbuilt:: IN1 [Regions: ALN]
GTW :   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
WBSH:   WBSH
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: O]
MC :   MC
Unbuilt:: MI5 [Regions: L]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
NO&J:   NO&J
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
MN :   MN
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 37   44   52   +15  869   2195   0   4   4   3    
NYNH 40   49   58   +18  156   1153   67   8   8  
C&A 38   44   51   +13  723   3487   123   8   10  
PENN 72   69   66   -6  1141   4845   80   3   3   2    
READ 57   63   69   +12  625   1393   47     8  
B&O 51   60   70   +19  1054   4336   67   4   4   2     6    
C&O 37   51   65   +28  1093   3068   62   2   2  
R&D 45   51   58   +13  290   3339   276   1   1  
N&W 76   53   30   -46  2794   4142   37   10   10   1    
W&M 0   0   16   +16  0   599   66   14   14  
C&H 72   65   77   +5  707   6736   132   7   7   3    
S&G 33   42   52   +19  862   2751   64   11   11   2    
COG 41   45   50   +9  693   3629   81   10   10   1    
LS 15   22   29   +14  395   841   69   6   6  
P&LE 56   76   96   +40  172   1137   53   13   13   6    
MRLE 39   61   88   +49  175   7984   138   6   6   11    
GTW 0   0   16   +16  0   482   53   15   15  
WBSH 0   0   16   +16  0   513   57   7   7  
MC 15   22   29   +14  306   760   0   13   13  
A&T 0   0   16   +16  0   644   71   2   2  
NO&J 0   0   16   +16  0   824   91   3   3  
MN 0   0   16   +16  0   459   51   15   15  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
A&C 685   SM 220   MON 920   C&EI 920   IC 925   C&NW 600  

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