Who had a monopoly on railroads?
Cornelius VanderbiltCornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877) was an American business magnate who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. After working with his father's business, Vanderbilt worked his way into leadership positions in the inland water trade and invested in the rapidly growing railroad industry.
How do railroads work in Monopoly?
In Monopoly, a mortgaged railroad follows the same rules as other mortgaged properties. If an opposing player lands on your mortgaged railroad, they pay no rent. You, the owner of the railroad, collect zero dollars. However, this does not affect the rent if a player lands on the other railroads you own.
What does B&O Railroad stand for in Monopoly?
The B&O in B&O Railroad stand for Baltimore and Ohio.
Which monopoly railroad is not real?
Two, based on the fact that the game was actually developed in Philadelphia, where the major railroads were the Pennsylvania, the Reading, and the B&O (the junction of the B&O and the Reading is by the tunnel which runs under the plaza in front of the Art Museum).