Continental Rails II

Game # 31 - Turn # 3

Headline News 1845 to 1846

World & National New

  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: Thomas Scott bought GT for $1111, William Ogden bought B&H for $676, Dan Drew bought NYNH for $802, Mirti bought C&O for $940, Edward Harriman bought RF&P for $702, Leland Stanford bought W&W for $1055, Dan Drew bought P&LE for $2221.
  • PCs Merged: NER merges into C&H, S&A merges into SCL, B&A merges into NYC, C&A merges into PENN, LV merges into PENN, R&D merges into N&W.
  • PCs Incorporated: S&G, W&M, READ, HRL, ERIE.
  • New RoWs acquired: C&H got SC1, SCL got GA4, B&O got WV1.
  • New railroad Presidents: Nicolas Koechlin of NYC, Nicolas Koechlin of HRL, Jim Fisk of ERIE, Milton Littlefield of PENN, Thomas Durant of READ, Thomas Scott of N&W, Leland Stanford of W&M, EugÞne de SÚgur of C&H, Cyrus Holliday of SCL, EugÞne de SÚgur of S&G.
  • New Private Companies Available: LS, MRLE, P&FW, G&C, M&C, VC.
  • Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate remained stable at Good.
  • Best locomotive available: Lion 0-4-0
  • Technologies available are: Grand Station.

Tycoon Announcements:

5Leland Stanford opium war ends - opium wins
14Dan Drew eirie = great mgmt - great food
15Cyrus Holliday it's time to run railroads!

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber BaronCyrus Holliday (15)Dan Drew (14)Thomas Scott (7)Leland Stanford (5)Nicolas Koechlin (9)
Rail MogulDan Drew (14)William Ogden (13)William Palmer (12)Leland Stanford (5)Thomas Durant (11)
Rail BuilderWilliam Ogden (13)Jim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)Aubin de Verlin (3)Mirti (4)
Rail MagnateLeland Stanford (5)William Palmer (12)William Ogden (13)Dan Drew (14)Jim Fisk (1)
Rail ProdigalThomas Durant (11)Jim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)Aubin de Verlin (3)Mirti (4)
Rail BaronWilliam Ogden (13)Dan Drew (14)Leland Stanford (5)William Palmer (12)Thomas Durant (11)

Player Summary

President ofPCs owned
Player #Tycoon nameRR 1RR 2PC 1PC 2
15Cyrus Holliday SCL............
7Thomas Scott N&W........GT
9Nicolas Koechlin NYCHRL........
14Dan Drew ........P&LENYNH
13William Ogden ............B&H
6Milton Littlefield PENN............
5Leland Stanford ....W&MW&W....
3Aubin de Verlin ................
10Eugène de Ségur C&HS&G........
1Jim Fisk ERIE............
11Thomas Durant ....READ........
2Edward Harriman ........N&SRF&P
12William Palmer B&O............
8John Forbes ........CNJ....
4Mirti ........C&O....

Railroad Summary

RRNameTracksRevenuesExpenseEfficiencyBondsLoansProfit / shareDividend / shareGrantLand
NYCNew York Central 349484053001198871493454151700
HRLHudson River Line 14223378168328839710243402000
ERIEErie Lackawanna 2872988521816876857142029-1000
PENNPennsylvania 326678854140999921584245310400
READReading 10420743151428731464192863000
B&OBaltimore & Ohio 16018841114939934445120361400
N&WNorfolk & Western 158286511747799391471396591000
W&MWilmington & Manchester 1331408410563853168119419-1000
C&HCharleston & Hamburg 31444456275639878295302466400
SCLSea Coast Line 277484133050097692042368282500
S&GSavannah & Gulf 15720908154728640361247390000

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)
    NYC ; B&A
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Hudson River Line (HRL)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Erie Lackawanna (ERIE)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Pennsylvania (PENN)
    PENN ; C&A ; LV
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Reading (READ)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Baltimore & Ohio (B&O)
    Unbuilt WV1
    [Regions: A]
  • Norfolk & Western (N&W)
    N&W ; R&D
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Wilmington & Manchester (W&M)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]
  • Charleston & Hamburg (C&H)
    C&H ; NER
    Unbuilt SC1
    [Regions: A]
  • Sea Coast Line (SCL)
    SCL ; S&A
    Unbuilt GA4
    [Regions: A]
  • Savannah & Gulf (S&G)
    Unbuilt none
    [Regions: A]

Private Companies Available for Purchase

B&MBoston & Maine 725
LSLake Shore 910
MRLEMad River & Lake Erie 690
P&FWPittsburgh & Ft Wayne 955
G&CGreenville & Columbia 470
M&CMarietta & Cincinnati 965
VCVirginia Central 1465

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