Continental Rails II

Game # 34 - Turn # 2

Headline News 1843 to 1844

World & National New

  1. 1843: Great Britain granted rights to island of Hong Kong under Nanking Treaty.
  2. 1844: Opium War ends in China.

Railroad News

  • Private Companies Purchased: Jim Fisk bought GT for $501, Jim Fisk bought B&A for $1801, Edward Harriman bought HRL for $1392, Hannibal Kimball bought ERIE for $2164, Milton Littlefield bought C&A for $660, Milton Littlefield bought LV for $920, William Palmer bought C&O for $626, William Palmer bought RF&P for $716, Thomas Scott bought R&D for $502, J. Edgar Thompson bought N&S for $1633, Dan Drew bought NER for $3314, Cyrus Holliday bought S&A for $1942, Cyrus Holliday bought S&G for $1372.
  • Loan Recalls: Edward Harriman, J. Edgar Thompson, Leland Stanford, Milton Littlefield, Thomas Scott, Sleeping Dog, Hannibal Kimball, Rotshild, Dan Drew, Cyrus Holliday.
  • New railroad Presidents: Edward Harriman of NYC, Milton Littlefield of PENN, Leland Stanford of B&O, J. Edgar Thompson of N&W, William Palmer of C&H, Sleeping Dog of SCL.
  • Thomas Scott dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1000.
  • Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Boom to Panic.
  • Best locomotive available: Lion 0-4-0
  • Technologies available are: Grand Station.

Tycoon Announcements:

4J. Pierpont Morgan hello all and good luck. may the best player called morgan win.
5Leland Stanford fellow tycoons --- let's get ready to railroad!
6Milton Littlefield strategy hint: invest in rr's with good management.
10Hannibal Kimball all aboard and welcome to my demise again.
14Dan Drew and away we go!

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber BaronJohn Forbes (8)Jim Fisk (1)William Palmer (12)Hannibal Kimball (10)Edward Harriman (2)
Rail MogulJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)J. Edgar Thompson (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Leland Stanford (5)
Rail BuilderJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)J. Edgar Thompson (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Leland Stanford (5)
Rail MagnateJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)J. Edgar Thompson (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Leland Stanford (5)
Rail ProdigalThomas Scott (7)Jim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)J. Edgar Thompson (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)
Rail BaronThomas Scott (7)John Forbes (8)Jim Fisk (1)William Palmer (12)Hannibal Kimball (10)

Player Summary

President ofPCs owned
Player #Tycoon nameRR 1RR 2PC 1PC 2
8John Forbes ................
1Jim Fisk ........B&AGT
12William Palmer C&H....C&ORF&P
10Hannibal Kimball ........ERIE....
3J. Edgar Thompson N&W........N&S
6Milton Littlefield PENN....LVC&A
2Edward Harriman NYC....HRL....
15Cyrus Holliday ........S&AS&G
4J. Pierpont Morgan ................
11Rotshild ................
13Railroad Bill Sr ................
9Sleeping Dog SCL............
5Leland Stanford B&O............
14Dan Drew ........NER....
7Thomas Scott ........R&D....

Railroad Summary

RRNameTracksRevenuesExpenseEfficiencyBondsLoansProfit / shareDividend / shareGrantLand
NYCNew York Central 148214681309599305262848100
PENNPennsylvania 1042352115053962277622513200
B&OBaltimore & Ohio 160206781261499324403847100
N&WNorfolk & Western 821546010049951745417710200
C&HCharleston & Hamburg 1292300614264982816343310300
SCLSea Coast Line 1392927519321943032136711200

Railroad Lines

Regions:  A = Atlantic ;  D = Deep South ;  O = Ohio ;  L = Great Lakes ;  C = Central ;  M = Mississippi ;  G = Gulf ;  W = Midwest ;  S = Southwest ;  T = Mountain ;  P = Pacific ;  N = Canada ;  X = Mexico 
  • New York Central (NYC)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: ]
  • Pennsylvania (PENN)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Norfolk & Western (N&W)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Charleston & Hamburg (C&H)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Sea Coast Line (SCL)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]

Stock Market Report

RR stock data

RRStart priceTrade priceEnd priceNet change# Shares traded# Shares issued# Shares in treasuryPresidentChairmanDirectors
NYC151822+7 397 741 622
PENN171717+0 320 521 466
B&O242628+4 378 803 555
N&W172024+7 229 411 3337 8
C&H171922+5 300 646 512128
SCL242425+1 328 697 599

Private Companies Available for Purchase

B&MBoston & Maine 725
B&HBoston & Hartford 550
NYNHNew York & New Haven 550
CNJCentral New Jersey 670
READReading 520
W&WWilmington & Weldon 600
W&MWilmington & Manchester 665

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