In the card game North American Railways, 3-5 players build railroads in the United States. They become directors of up to five different companies and try to acquire a majority of shares. In the end, the player with the most cash wins.
North American Railways is mechanically simple but very tough to play well.
30 shares (six cards each in the five colors of the railway companies),
5 starting cities,
10 marker tokens (two each in the five colors of the railway companies),
Play money (in the denominations of $100,$200,$500 and $1000),
1 start player token,
2 rules booklets (English and German)