Continental Rails II - Game # 9 - Turn # 8

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Continental Rails II

Game # 9 - 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.

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Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Baron Louis Aubade bought A&C for $4626, William Ogden bought SM for $4620, Edward Harriman bought MON for $8290, Leland Stanford bought C&EI for $7514, J. Pierpont Morgan bought IC for $22235, Cante bought C&NW for $37279.

PCs Merged: A&GW merges into PENN, RF&P merges into C&A, TP&W merges into P&LE, MS merges into MC.

PCs Incorporated: N&C, GM&O, FW&C.

New Engines Acquired: P&LE bought Norris 4-2-0.

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

Double Tracked Lines: C&A doubled PA1, R&D doubled R&D, N&W doubled VA1, MRLE doubled B&M.

New RoWs acquired: C&A got MD2, W&M got NC1, WBSH got OH7, MC got MI4, MRLE got IN3, PENN got IN5, C&O got IN6, B&O got IN7, R&D got KY1, C&H got KY3, A&T got TN5, COG got TN12, S&G got AL5, NO&J got MS6, P&LE got IN2.

RR Mergers: C&A merges into NYNH, N&W merges into COG.

Loan Recalls: Byron Kilbourn, Leland Stanford, Edward Harriman, Baron Louis Aubade, Jay Gould, Crazy French II, Jim Hill, Cante.

Stock splits: Les actions of P&LE se divisent à 2 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: J. Pierpont Morgan of NYNH, William Ogden of GM&O, Byron Kilbourn of N&C, Jay Gould of FW&C.

New Private Companies Available: CB&Q, CASL, FEC, MP.

Crazy French II gagne la Médaille du Centre for avoir relié le MRLE entre la région Atlantique et Chicago.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $6660. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Crazy French II, Byron Kilbourn, Edward Harriman, Jay Gould, Cante, Jim Hill, J. Pierpont Morgan, Sleeping Dog

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

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) Crazy French II (6) Byron Kilbourn (1) Baron Louis Aubade (4)
Rail Mogul William Ogden (8) Edward Harriman (3) Crazy French II (6) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Byron Kilbourn (1)
Rail Builder Crazy French II (6) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Byron Kilbourn (1) Edward Harriman (3) Jim Hill (11)
Rail Magnate Crazy French II (6) Edward Harriman (3) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Cante (13) Leland Stanford (2)
Rail Prodigal William Ogden (8) Edward Harriman (3) Jay Gould (5) Crazy French II (6) J. Pierpont Morgan (10)
Rail Baron Crazy French II (6) Edward Harriman (3) William Ogden (8) Baron Louis Aubade (4) J. Pierpont Morgan (10)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
10 J. Pierpont Morgan NYNH COG .... IC
6 Crazy French II LS MRLE .... ....
3 Edward Harriman PENN NO&J MON ....
1 Byron Kilbourn N&C R&D .... ....
8 William Ogden GM&O .... SM ....
2 Leland Stanford A&T C&O C&EI O&M
11 Jim Hill .... S&G .... ....
7 Sleeping Dog C&H WBSH .... C&C
13 Cante P&LE MC C&NW ....
4 Baron Louis Aubade B&O GT A&C ....
14 Henry Farham .... W&M .... ....
12 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....
5 Jay Gould 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   74357   40897   99   136263   75142   8   4   0   0  
NYNH New York & New Haven 1083   218225   128752   98   332899   193390   10   21   456   20  
PENN Pennsylvania 1189   214940   118218   99   328758   76631   12   16   0   121  
READ Reading 288   64185   41720   95   95045   60307   8   0   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1004   141990   79515   98   276367   55930   8   5   0   118  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 736   85019   53561   94   191699   49395   4   2   0   266  
R&D Richmond & Danville 781   94943   58865   95   214680   128755   3   16   730   215  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 133   14743   8846   97   34713   20377   3   2   500   0  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1463   220838   121462   99   399214   19643   10   2   404   217  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 660   92266   53514   99   180714   106961   5   9   665   133  
COG Central of Georgia 1838   276175   151896   99   526407   305963   7   4   0   225  
LS Lake Shore 182   26425   15326   99   47043   23544   7   12   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 436   69953   45469   95   130974   73961   5   31   350   32  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 1825   379051   208479   99   543686   277854   12   14   350   202  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   16046   9949   95   28859   13572   6   4   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 114   20946   12987   95   33587   15021   8   2   510   0  
MC Michigan Central 540   78941   48153   96   160998   87287   5   20   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 143   19358   11228   99   40152   23190   5   2   640   0  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   17836   12307   88   40919   21081   2   0   0   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   18743   13495   85   45143   23257   1   0   0   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 183   27085   16251   97   52373   30531   5   4   1400   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   17513   11559   91   28566   14089   6   3   0   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 114   21043   14099   90   39071   20129   5   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 C&A  (Double) ERIE PA1  (Double) MD1 NY2 RF&P
Unbuilt:: MD2 [Regions: AL]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV PA5 PA6 P&FW PA9 PA10 A&GW PA4
Unbuilt:: IN5 [Regions: AOL]
READ:   READ PA3 PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O PA7  (Double) WV2 M&C OH1 OH2 IN4
Unbuilt:: IN7 [Regions: AO]
C&O :   C&O VA4 VA5 KY2 KY5
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: AO]
R&D :  (Double)   R&D VA7 VC VA2 WV4
Unbuilt:: KY1 [Regions: A]
W&M :   W&M
Unbuilt:: NC1 [Regions: A]
C&H :   C&H G&C SC4 TN2 TN3 SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA4 FL4
KY4
Unbuilt:: KY3 [Regions: A]
S&G :   S&G GA3 GA6 GA7 AL1
Unbuilt:: AL5 [Regions: AD]
COG :   COG A&WP BRL GA8  (Double) AL3 AL4 N&W  (Double) N&S VA1  (Double)
W&W NC2 SC5 SC3
Unbuilt:: TN12 [Regions: AD]
LS :   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
P&LE:   P&LE OH3 TP&W MI1
Unbuilt:: IN2 [Regions: OL]
MRLE:   MRLE OH4 NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 HRL  (Double) C3  (Double)
PA11 C4 IN1
Unbuilt:: IN3 [Regions: ALCN]
GTW :   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
WBSH:   WBSH
Unbuilt:: OH7 [Regions: O]
MC :   MC MS MI5
Unbuilt:: MI4 [Regions: LC]
A&T :   A&T
Unbuilt:: TN5 [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: G]
N&C :   N&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: ]
NO&J:   NO&J
Unbuilt:: MS6 [Regions: G]
MN :   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
FW&C:   FW&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]

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 52   44   37   -15  854   2195   0   4   4   3    
NYNH 58   69   90   +32  351   5357   58   10   10   8    
PENN 66   67   69   +3  1272   5848   102   3   3   2    
READ 69   62   55   -14  496   1393   47     8  
B&O 70   56   42   -28  872   4966   62   4   4   2     6    
C&O 65   55   45   -20  915   3625   55   2   2   3    
R&D 58   48   39   -19  1254   3876   29   1   1  
W&M 16   19   22   +6  238   665   0   14   14   8    
C&H 77   80   83   +6  1882   7282   46   7   7   3     11    
S&G 52   56   61   +9  798   3252   48   11   11   1     2    
COG 50   54   47   -3  994   9064   130   10   10   1     6    
LS 29   41   53   +24  272   910   0   6   6   4    
P&LE 96   107   59   +22  363   4162   198   13   13   6     8    
MRLE 88   70   52   -36  4846   9031   101   6   6   11    
GTW 16   18   21   +5  203   495   40   15   15   3     13    
WBSH 16   24   32   +16  235   570   0   7   7  
MC 29   39   49   +20  246   2506   194   13   13   14    
A&T 16   20   25   +9  278   715   0   2   2  
GM&O 0   0   18   +18  0   608   67   8   8  
N&C 0   0   18   +18  0   680   75   1   1  
NO&J 16   24   32   +16  390   915   0   3   3  
MN 16   18   21   +5  191   471   39   15   15   3     13    
FW&C 0   0   18   +18  0   513   57   5   5  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CB&Q 950   CASL 925   FEC 1495   MP 1415  

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