From the box:
Rediscover a modern American classic with two American loves - railroads and cold, hard cash. Like creating a real estate monopoly, build a railroad empire; take control of the game. From the beginning to end, your cash-in-hand gives you the means to: drive your lines across the continent, cut your opponent off at the pass, control access to cities, and prevail.
With over a million variations, Empire Builder never grows old. Capture the entrepreneurial spirit of America and discover how you can build an empire.