Continental Rails II - Game # 9 - Turn # 9

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Continental Rails II

Game # 9 - 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

Une nouvelle partie est en cours de remplissage, pour un démarrage cet été.

A new game is scheduled to begin this summer.

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: Crazy French II bought CB&Q for $5106, Henry Farham bought CASL for $11000, Sleeping Dog bought FEC for $1553, J. Pierpont Morgan bought MP for $50123.

PCs Merged: MON merges into B&O, O&M merges into C&O.

PCs Incorporated: SM, A&C, C&NW, IC.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Norris 4-2-0.

New Technologies Acquired: READ bought switch yards, C&O bought Grand Station.

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

RoWs abandoned: IN6 a été abandonné by C&O.

Double Tracked Lines: GT doubled B&H, NYNH doubled CNJ, B&O doubled IN4, C&O doubled KY5, C&H doubled C&H, S&G doubled S&G, COG doubled COG, MRLE doubled IN1, FW&C doubled FW&C.

New RoWs acquired: W&M got SC2, C&H got FL5, FW&C got OH5, R&D got OH8, PENN got IN6, MRLE got IN9, WBSH got IN10, C&O got IL2, COG got IL8, N&C got KY14, A&T got TN6, NO&J got TN8, S&G got AL7, GM&O got MS3, P&LE got IN8, B&O got IL3.

RR Mergers: NYNH merges into COG, MC merges into P&LE.

Loan Recalls: William Ogden, J. Pierpont Morgan.

Cornered stocks: LS.

New railroad Presidents: William Ogden of READ, Baron Louis Aubade of A&C, J. Pierpont Morgan of IC, Cante of C&NW.

New Private Companies Available: L&N, CRIP, CNS, M&SP, M&LR, L&A, CP, SL&A.

William Ogden dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $8480. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: J. Pierpont Morgan, Crazy French II, Byron Kilbourn, Sleeping Dog, Edward Harriman, Jay Gould, Cante, Jim Hill

Le passage à l'acier permet d'augmenter la durée de vie des rails, réduisant les coûts opérationnels.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
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 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) 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) Baron Louis Aubade (4) Edward Harriman (3) Cante (13) J. Pierpont Morgan (10)
Rail Prodigal William Ogden (8) Edward Harriman (3) J. Pierpont Morgan (10) Crazy French II (6) Jay Gould (5)
Rail Baron Crazy French II (6) Edward Harriman (3) 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
3 Edward Harriman PENN NO&J .... ....
6 Crazy French II LS MRLE .... CB&Q
1 Byron Kilbourn N&C R&D .... ....
2 Leland Stanford A&T C&O C&EI ....
7 Sleeping Dog C&H WBSH FEC C&C
4 Baron Louis Aubade B&O A&C .... ....
11 Jim Hill .... S&G .... ....
13 Cante P&LE C&NW .... ....
10 J. Pierpont Morgan IC COG MP ....
8 William Ogden GM&O READ .... ....
14 Henry Farham .... W&M .... CASL
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   54515   29983   99   138897   76898   1   4   0   0  
PENN Pennsylvania 1314   157677   86721   99   352318   72339   5   9   0   97  
READ Reading 288   43025   25385   98   97119   54721   2   1   0   0  
B&O Baltimore & Ohio 1289   142139   79597   98   320639   85354   4   9   0   83  
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 901   76824   42253   99   223132   56685   2   2   0   213  
R&D Richmond & Danville 927   80034   46420   99   242334   153599   -2   4   510   709  
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 233   18616   10797   99   49007   34008   -1   2   550   350  
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 1564   171764   94469   99   423867   21143   6   9   0   466  
S&G Savannah & Gulf 793   78757   45678   99   203933   127542   0   8   180   598  
COG Central of Georgia 3161   376233   221980   95   912535   545142   0   9   0   526  
LS Lake Shore 182   17712   10273   99   48572   24563   0   1   0   0  
P&LE Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 1272   131074   81266   95   335586   197854   -1   6   505   306  
MRLE Mad River & Lake Erie 1895   269167   153424   97   563435   293955   3   6   740   386  
GTW Grand Trunk Western 107   10642   6385   97   29694   12373   1   1   0   0  
WBSH Wabash Line 216   25189   14610   99   49557   25583   3   2   0   382  
A&C Atlanta & Chattanooga 137   11782   8130   88   15699   15701   0   0   0   0  
A&T Alabama & Tennessee 271   21176   12282   99   54866   33035   0   2   770   448  
GM&O Gulf, Mobile & Ohio 135   11960   8731   84   40919   21081   -4   9   570   0  
N&C Nashville & Chattanooga 151   12887   7474   99   48586   25552   -3   4   775   0  
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 463   36465   21150   99   83539   61076   0   9   720   1050  
SM Southern Mississippi 44   6608   4758   85   6199   6201   2   0   0   0  
MN Michigan Northern 102   11304   6782   97   29484   11593   1   2   0   0  
FW&C Ft. Wayne & Chicago 114   19274   12143   94   40439   21041   2   8   120   0  
IC Illinois Central 185   17587   12311   87   21899   21901   0   0   0   0  
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 120   14587   10065   88   15399   15401   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  (Double) C2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: AN]
PENN:  (Double)   PENN LV PA5 PA6 P&FW PA9 PA10 A&GW PA4 IN5
Unbuilt:: IN6 [Regions: AOL]
READ:   READ PA3 PA2
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: A]
B&O :  (Double)   B&O PA7  (Double) WV2 M&C OH1 OH2 IN4  (Double) MON
IN7
Unbuilt:: IL3 [Regions: AOC]
C&O :   C&O VA4 VA5 KY2 KY5  (Double) O&M
Unbuilt:: IL2 [Regions: AO]
R&D :  (Double)   R&D VA7 VC VA2 WV4 KY1
Unbuilt:: OH8 [Regions: AO]
W&M :   W&M NC1
Unbuilt:: SC2 [Regions: A]
C&H :  (Double)   C&H G&C SC4 TN2 TN3 SCL  (Double) S&A NER GA4
FL4 KY4 KY3
Unbuilt:: FL5 [Regions: AO]
S&G :  (Double)   S&G GA3 GA6 GA7 AL1 AL5
Unbuilt:: AL7 [Regions: AD]
COG :  (Double)   COG A&WP BRL GA8  (Double) AL3 AL4 N&W  (Double) N&S
VA1  (Double) W&W NC2 SC5 SC3 TN12 NYNH CNJ  (Double)
C&A  (Double) ERIE PA1  (Double) MD1 NY2 RF&P MD2
Unbuilt:: IL8 [Regions: ADL]
LS :   LS
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
P&LE:   P&LE OH3 TP&W MI1 IN2 MC MS MI5 MI4
Unbuilt:: IN8 [Regions: OLC]
MRLE:   MRLE OH4 NYC B&A  (Double) B&M  (Double) NY3 HRL  (Double) C3  (Double)
PA11 C4 IN1  (Double) IN3
Unbuilt:: IN9 [Regions: ALCN]
GTW :   GTW
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
WBSH:   WBSH OH7
Unbuilt:: IN10 [Regions: O]
A&C :   A&C
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: D]
A&T :   A&T TN5
Unbuilt:: TN6 [Regions: D]
GM&O:   GM&O
Unbuilt:: MS3 [Regions: G]
N&C :   N&C
Unbuilt:: KY14 [Regions: ]
NO&J:   NO&J MS6
Unbuilt:: TN8 [Regions: G]
SM :   SM
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: M]
MN :   MN
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: L]
FW&C:  (Double)   FW&C
Unbuilt:: OH5 [Regions: C]
IC :   IC
Unbuilt:: none [Regions: C]
C&NW:   C&NW
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 37   48   60   +23  654   2195   0     4   3    
PENN 69   80   92   +23  1486   6513   62   3   3   2    
READ 55   45   35   -20  626   1404   36   8   8  
B&O 42   49   57   +15  1148   6311   142   4   4   2     6    
C&O 45   38   31   -14  1018   4423   82   2   2   3    
R&D 39   39   39   +0  1273   4562   73   1   1   3    
W&M 22   19   17   -5  164   1115   50   14   14   8    
C&H 83   90   97   +14  2049   7783   50   7   7   3     11    
S&G 61   52   44   -17  725   3899   66   11   11   1     2    
COG 47   42   33   -14  1919   15689   120   10   10  
LS 53   68   83   +30  218   910   0   6   6   1     4     13    
P&LE 59   55   64   +5  1227   8222   318   13   13  
MRLE 52   58   65   +13  2014   9447   35   6   6   11    
GTW 21   20   20   -1  121   495   40   15   15   3     13    
WBSH 32   52   73   +41  144   1029   51   7   7  
A&C 0   0   10   +10  0   617   68   4   4  
A&T 25   29   34   +9  158   1291   64   2   2   1    
GM&O 18   26   35   +17  272   675   0   8   8  
N&C 18   26   34   +16  305   755   0   1   1  
NO&J 32   50   69   +37  270   2175   140   3   3  
SM 0   0   10   +10  0   198   22     8  
MN 21   20   20   -1  117   471   39   15   15   3     13    
FW&C 18   26   34   +16  234   570   0   5   5  
IC 0   0   10   +10  0   833   92   10   10  
C&NW 0   0   10   +10  0   540   60   13   13  

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
L&N 930   CRIP 750   CNS 425   M&SP 1630   M&LR 660   L&A 450   CP 770  
SL&A 495  

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