Continental Rails II

Game # 32 - 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: John Forbes bought GT for $507, Snidely Whiplash bought B&A for $2033, Susan Morningstar bought HRL for $2032, Thomas Scott bought ERIE for $1438, Hannibal Kimball bought CNJ for $704, Edward Harriman bought C&A for $543, Hannibal Kimball bought LV for $1304, Jay Gould bought READ for $551, Edward Harriman bought C&O for $567, William Palmer bought R&D for $419, Jay Gould bought N&S for $1331, William Ogden bought W&M for $1050, Dan Drew bought NER for $1167, Thomas Scott bought S&A for $894.
  • New railroad Presidents: William Palmer of PENN, Milton Littlefield of B&O, William Palmer of N&W, Thomas Durant of C&H.
  • New Private Companies Available: COG, LS, P&LE.
  • Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Panic to Depression.
  • Best locomotive available: Lion 0-4-0
  • Technologies available are: Grand Station.

Tycoon Announcements:

2Edward Harriman it is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.
3Susan Morningstar boston-springfield promotes susan morningstar to route agent
5Snidely Whiplash need to tie people to the tracks - time to buy a railroad. (twirls moustache)
6Milton Littlefield panic on turn 1? oh the humanity....
7Thomas Scott all aboard for game 32.

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber BaronWilliam Palmer (12)Thomas Durant (11)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)William Ogden (13)Jim Fisk (1)
Rail MogulJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)Susan Morningstar (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Snidely Whiplash (5)
Rail BuilderJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)Susan Morningstar (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Snidely Whiplash (5)
Rail MagnateJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)Susan Morningstar (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Snidely Whiplash (5)
Rail ProdigalJim Fisk (1)Edward Harriman (2)Susan Morningstar (3)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)Snidely Whiplash (5)
Rail BaronWilliam Palmer (12)Thomas Durant (11)J. Pierpont Morgan (4)William Ogden (13)Jim Fisk (1)

Player Summary

President ofPCs owned
Player #Tycoon nameRR 1RR 2PC 1PC 2
12William Palmer N&WPENN....R&D
11Thomas Durant ....C&H........
4J. Pierpont Morgan ................
13William Ogden ............W&M
9Jay Gould ........N&SREAD
15Carl Olson ................
14Dan Drew ........NER....
2Edward Harriman ........C&OC&A
10Hannibal Kimball ........LVCNJ
7Thomas Scott ........S&AERIE
8John Forbes ........GT....
3Susan Morningstar ........HRL....
6Milton Littlefield B&O............
1Jim Fisk ................
5Snidely Whiplash ........B&A....

Railroad Summary

RRNameTracksRevenuesExpenseEfficiencyBondsLoansProfit / shareDividend / shareGrantLand
NYCNew York Central 14814004910395307814744200
PENNPennsylvania 10415464943399229323748700
B&OBaltimore & Ohio 16013702890695317417683000
N&WNorfolk & Western 8210520641799172203287700
C&HCharleston & Hamburg 12915136923399286315166400
SCLSea Coast Line 139195171249196315145007400

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]

Private Companies Available for Purchase

B&MBoston & Maine 725
B&HBoston & Hartford 550
NYNHNew York & New Haven 550
RF&PRichmond, Fred. & Potomac 585
W&WWilmington & Weldon 600
S&GSavannah & Gulf 785
COGCentral of Georgia 430
LSLake Shore 910
P&LEPittsburgh & Lake Erie 655

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