Continental Rails II

Game # 29 - Turn # 3

Headline News 1845 to 1846


  1. 1845: First telegraph line laid between Washington and Baltimore.
  2. 1846: Congress declares war with Mexico over Texas border incidents!

Railroad News

  • Private Companies Purchased: Henry Farham bought COG for $1883.
  • PCs Merged: C&A merges into PENN, RF&P merges into N&W, N&S merges into N&W, NER merges into SCL, HRL merges into NYC.
  • PCs Incorporated: GT, LV, R&D, B&A, S&G.
  • New Engines Acquired: NYC bought Norris 4-2-0, B&O bought Norris 4-2-0, N&W bought Norris 4-2-0, C&H bought Norris 4-2-0, SCL bought Norris 4-2-0.
  • New RoWs acquired: PENN got PA5, N&W got MD2, C&H got SC4.
  • New railroad Presidents: Nicholas van Rijn of GT, J. Pierpont Morgan of B&A, J. Pierpont Morgan of NYC, Guy de Lusignan of LV, Guy de Lusignan of PENN, Nicholas van Rijn of B&O, B. of R&D, Jay Gould of N&W, B. of SCL, John Forbes of S&G.
  • New Private Companies Available: P&LE, P&FW, G&C, GTW, M&C.
  • Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Great to Panic.
  • Best locomotive available: Norris 4-2-0
  • Technologies available are: Grand Station.

Tycoon Announcements:

2Nicholas van Rijn van rijn - president of solar spice & liquors company. buy gt stock !! div 10+
5Guy de Lusignan bonnes courses à tous !

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber BaronGuy de Lusignan (5)John Forbes (8)Jay Gould (9)B. (3)Henry Farham (6)
Rail MogulB. (3)Henry Farham (6)John Forbes (8)Nicholas van Rijn (2)Guy de Lusignan (5)
Rail BuilderJim Fisk (1)Nicholas van Rijn (2)B. (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Guy de Lusignan (5)
Rail MagnateB. (3)Henry Farham (6)John Forbes (8)Jim Fisk (1)Nicholas van Rijn (2)
Rail ProdigalB. (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Jim Fisk (1)Nicholas van Rijn (2)Guy de Lusignan (5)
Rail BaronB. (3)Henry Farham (6)John Forbes (8)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Guy de Lusignan (5)

Player Summary

President ofPCs owned
Player #Tycoon nameRR 1RR 2PC 1PC 2
9Jay Gould ....N&W........
3B. SCLR&D........
5Guy de Lusignan PENNLV........
2Nicholas van Rijn B&OGT........
8John Forbes ....S&G........
6Henry Farham C&H....S&ACOG
4J. Pierpont Morgan NYCB&A........
13William Ogden ................
15Cyrus Holliday ................
11Thomas Durant ................
14Dan Drew ................
12William Palmer ................
7Thomas Scott ................
10Hannibal Kimball ................
1Jim Fisk ................

Railroad Summary

RRNameTracksRevenuesExpenseEfficiencyBondsLoansProfit / shareDividend / shareGrantLand
GTGrand Trunk 7315462117518424479137713000
B&ABoston & Albany 20128568211408658079326711000
NYCNew York Central 29045531295959574065254606100
LVLehigh Valley 13023959179698541039230862000
PENNPennsylvania 196465373024995569291952011700
B&OBaltimore & Ohio 160188601244894319073335100
R&DRichmond & Danville 7614534103198924239136364000
N&WNorfolk & Western 442579243533499124894582614167600
C&HCharleston & Hamburg 12921469130969929058712102100
SCLSea Coast Line 32453342325389980266296498100
S&GSavannah & Gulf 15721975167018444639251110000

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 
  • Grand Trunk (GT)
    GTb&mB&Ab&hc2Boston Montreal
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]
  • Boston & Albany (B&A)
    B&Ab&mGTb&hNYCNYCny1c3Boston New York Montreal
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]
  • New York Central (NYC)
    NYCHRLB&AnynheriecnjPENNny1ny3c3Boston New York Philadelphia Buffalo Montreal
    NYC ; HRL
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]
  • Lehigh Valley (LV)
    LVcnjPENNPENNreadpa1pa2pa8pa9New York Philadelphia Baltimore
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]
  • Pennsylvania (PENN)
    PENNC&Apa5readpa3pa4pa6NYCnynheriecnjLVreadpa1pa2pa3pa4New York Philadelphia Baltimore Pittsburgh
    PENN ; C&A
    Unbuilt: PA5
    [Regions: A]
  • Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
    B&Opa1pa2pa3pa4pa7md1N&Wwv1Philadelphia Baltimore Washington Pittsburgh
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]
  • Richmond & Danville (R&D)
    R&Dc&oN&WN&Wvcva1va2va3va4va7Washington Norfolk
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: ]
  • Norfolk & Western (N&W)
    N&WRF&PN&Smd2B&Oc&opa7md1va7wv1c&oR&Dw&wmd1va1va3va7nc1nc2Baltimore Washington Norfolk Wilmington Pittsburgh
    N&W ; RF&P ; N&S
    Unbuilt: MD2
    [Regions: A]
  • Charleston & Hamburg (C&H)
    C&Hsc4s&ag&csc1sc2sc3ga1SCLSCLg&csc1sc2sc3Charleston Savannah Atlanta
    Unbuilt: SC4
    [Regions: A]
  • Sea Coast Line (SCL)
    SCLNERw&mC&Hs&aS&Gnc1sc1sc2ga2ga4Wilmington Charleston Savannah
    SCL ; NER
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]
  • Savannah & Gulf (S&G)
    S&Gs&aSCLsc1ga2ga3ga4ga5ga6Charleston Savannah
    Unbuilt: none
    [Regions: A]

Private Companies Available for Purchase

B&MBoston & Maine 725
B&HBoston & Hartford 550
NYNHNew York & New Haven 550
ERIEErie Lackawanna 1435
CNJCentral New Jersey 670
READReading 520
C&OChesapeake & Ohio 470
W&WWilmington & Weldon 600
W&MWilmington & Manchester 665
LSLake Shore 910
P&LEPittsburgh & Lake Erie 655
P&FWPittsburgh & Ft Wayne 955
G&CGreenville & Columbia 470
GTWGrand Trunk Western 535
M&CMarietta & Cincinnati 965

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