by Chip Greiner
Publisher: The Garbely Publishing Company
Released: December 4, 2012
The first in a series of railroad police badge books, this book serves as a history and collector's guide for railroad police badges of Chicago-area railroads for the past century. Written by Chip Greiner, an active railroad police chief and avid badge and memorabilia collector for the past thirty years, the book is a comprehensive look at the history of railroad police in the Chicago region and the badges they wore. With value estimates and front and back photos of the author's collection of badges, this book is a must-have for both the experienced police badge collector and the beginner in the hobby.