It is the dawn of the Age of Railroading in America. You're a wealthy investor and speculator betting that the new technology will revolutionize transport. Commerce will no longer depend on rutted roads and slow canals. Instead, it will ride the rails on swift, powerful Iron Horses.1830 is an acclaimed railroad investment and building game covering the years 1830 to present. Become a stockholder of America's first railroad corporations, generate revenue by building track and buying and operating trains, invest in flourishing companies to earn healthy dividends ... Become America's first great rail tycoon!