Railroad Police Badges

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State of Louisiana State Police Special Agent was one of the first badges worn by railroad police in Louisiana as the came under State Police Authority.  Worn into the early 1970's

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Lehigh Valley Railroad Police Captain Badge, 1ok gold

The Lehigh Valley Railroad (reporting mark LV) was one of a number of railroads built in the northeastern United States primarily to haul anthracite coal. The railroad was authorized on April 21, 1846 for freight and transportation of passengers, goods, wares, merchandise and minerals.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Lehigh Valley Railroad Police Badge #123.  Early 1918 United States Railroad Association badge used during WWI.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Lehigh Valley Railroad Police Captain's Badge and hat piece.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Sergeant's Badge.

The Louisville and Nashville Railroad (reporting mark LN), commonly called the L&N, was a Class I railroad that operated freight and passenger services in the southeast United States.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Dennis McAtee

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Los Angeles Union Station Railroad Police Retired Badge.

Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS) is the main railway station in Los AngelesCalifornia, and the largest railroad passenger terminal in the Western United States.[3] It opened in May 1939 as the Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal, replacing La Grande Station and Central Station.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Jeromy Cook

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Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal Railroad Guard Badge.

Courtesy of William Caban

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Metro Transit Police Maryland/Virginia 2013 Inauguration Issue.

The Metro Transit Police Department is unique in American law enforcement as it is the only U.S. police agency that has full local police authority in three different jurisdictions (Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.). (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Matt Salvis

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MKT RR, Police Badge 32 replica (Missouri-Kansas-Texas)

The Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad (reporting mark MKT) is a former Class I railroad company in the United States, with its last headquarters in Dallas. Established in 1865 under the name Union Pacific Railway, Southern Branch, it came to serve an extensive rail network in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Missouri. In 1988, it merged with the Missouri Pacific Railroad and is now part of Union Pacific Railroad. (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of George Vogt III

Retired Lieutenant New Orleans Police Department

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M-K-T R.R, Special Agent Badge with State of Kansas seal (Missouri-Kansas-Texas)

Courtesy of James R. “JR” Womack

July 1977, Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, Special Agent, Dallas, TX

June 1978, MKT Railroad, Division Special Agent, Dallas, TX

Oct 1984, MKT Railroad, Chief Special Agent, Dallas, TX

Sept 1988, Union Pacific Railroad, Senior Special Agent, Dallas, TX

June 1992, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent, Denison, TX

March 1995, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent II, Denison, TX

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Missouri Pacific Badges

The Missouri Pacific Railroad (reporting mark MP), commonly abbreviated MoPac, with nickname of The Mop, was one of the first railroads in the United States west of the Mississippi River. MoPac was a Class I railroad growing from dozens of predecessors and mergers, including the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern Railway (SLIMS), Texas and Pacific Railway (TP), Chicago and Eastern Illinois Railroad (C&EI), St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway (SLBM), Kansas, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway (KO&G), Midland Valley Railroad (MV), San Antonio, Uvalde and Gulf Railroad (SAU&G), Gulf Coast Lines (GC), International-Great Northern Railroad (IGN), New Orleans, Texas and Mexico Railway (NOTM), Missouri-Illinois Railroad (MI), as well as the small Central Branch Railway (an early predecessor of MP in Kansas and south central Nebraska), and joint ventures such as the Alton and Southern Railroad (AS). (Wikipedia)

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Missouri Pacific Railroad lines State of Texas Badge #5.

Courtesy of Charlie Stecker

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Missouri Pacific Railroad Police Badge #12.

Courtesy of Charlie Stecker

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Missouri Pacific Railroad used by the US Government for those protecting tunnels and bridges during World War I.

Courtesy of Charlie Stecker

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Missouri Pacific Railroad Police Special Officer Badge #17.

Courtesy of Charlie Stecker

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Missouri Pacific Railroad Railroad Police Detective Badge #2.

Courtesy of Charlie Stecker

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Missouri Pacific Lines (Buzz Saw) Railroad Police Badge 60

Courtesy of Terry Boudreaux

Oct 1963, Railway Express, Chief Clerk, New Orleans, LA

Nov 1965, Railway Express, Special Agent, New Orleans, LA

Aug 1971, Missouri Pacific Railroad, Special Agent, New Orleans, LA

Jan 1978, MP Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, New Orleans, LA

Jan 1983, Union Pacific Railroad, Special Agent III, Avondale, LA

April 1995, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent Hazmat, Avondale, LA

May 2000 retired

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Missouri Pacific  Railroad Police Badge #60 with State of Louisiana Seal.

Courtesy of Terry Boudreaux

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Missouri Pacific Railroad, Police Lieutenant Badge 115, State of Louisiana seal

Courtesy of Hubert “Jim” Beach

1973, Memphis PD, Police Officer, Memphis, LA

April 1981, Missouri Pacific Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, New Orleans, LA

Oct 1983, Union Pacific Railroad, Special Agent III, Avondale, LA

July 1989, UP Railroad, Regional Manager of Police/Director Division Police, Irving, TX

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Missouri Pacific Police, Special Agent Badge 23, State of Louisiana seal

Courtesy Billy “Bubba” Barefield

Nov 1976, Texarkana PD, Police Officer, Texarkana, AR

Feb 1979, Missouri Pacific Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, Alexandria, LA

Dec 1987, Union Pacific Railroad, Senior Special Agent,, Alexandria, LA

Oct 2002, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent II Accident Analysis, Monroe, LA

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Montana Central Railway Special Police Badge.

The Montana Central Railway was a railway company which operated in the American state of Montana from 1886 to 1907. It was constructed by James Jerome Hill's St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway, and became part of the Great Northern Railway in 1889. (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of William Pelozzi

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Morristown & Erie Railroad Police Asst. to the Chief Wallet Badge #102.

Morristown & Erie Railway (reporting mark ME) is a short-line railroad based in Morristown, New Jersey, chartered in 1895 as the Whippany River Railroad. It operates freight rail service in Morris County, New Jersey and surrounding areas on the original Whippany Line between Morristown and Roseland, as well as the Morris County-owned Dover & Rockaway Branch, Chester Branch, and High Bridge Branch. The M&E also operated the Maine Eastern Railroad from November 2003 to December 31, 2015.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Morristown & Erie Railway Police Special Agent Badge 105. The first issue Special Agent Badge in 2004.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Napa Valley Railroad Police Badge #3 with State of California seal.

The Napa Valley Rail Road was built from the head of navigation on the Napa River, Soscol, near Skaggs Island, to NapaSt. Helena, and Calistoga. It was backed by a group headed by Samuel Brannan, a Calistoga resort owner. The track from Soscol to Napa was completed on July 11, 1865.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Jeff Hullquist

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Napa Valley Railroad Police Chief Badge with State of California seal.

Courtesy of Jeff Hullquist

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New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Special Officer Badge #28 and hat piece worn by Special Agent August Canton Sager.  He was with the NOPB from October 1956 to retirement in 1973.

The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (reporting mark NOPB) is a Class III railroad, owned by the City of New Orleans. It connects with six Class I railroads serving the city, and provides switching and haulage service. It is estimated that one-third of the United States' east-west rail freight crosses the Mississippi on the Huey P. Long Bridge segment of the railroad.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Mike Ranson.

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New York Central Railroad Police Badge #887.  Worn during the 1920's.

The New York Central Railroad (reporting mark NYC) was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States. Headquartered in New York City, the railroad served most of the Northeast, including extensive trackage in the states of New YorkPennsylvaniaOhioMichiganIndianaIllinoisMassachusetts and West Virginia plus additional trackage in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Jim Leahy

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New York Central Lines Pie Badge 521

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Police Badge worn in the 1930's

The New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad (reporting mark NH), commonly known as the New Haven, was a railroad that operated in northeastern United States from 1872 to 1968, dominating the region's rail traffic for the first half of the 20th century.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Yule Boudreaux

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The Norfolk Southern Railway (reporting mark NS[3]) is a Class I railroad in the United States. With headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia, the company operates 21,500 route miles in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia,[4] and has rights in Canada from Buffalo to Toronto and over the Albany to Montreal route.  (Wikipedia)

2008 Safety award for NS Agents who worked the entire year without an injury

Courtesy of Ron Bible

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Norfolk Southern Ry., Lieutenant Badge 324

Courtesy of Ron Bible

1980, Southern Railway, Clerk, Greenville, South Carolina

1980, Southern Railway, Special Agent, Atlanta, GA

1982, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Special Agent, Atlanta, GA

July 1985, NS Railroad, Special Agent Sergeant, Jacksonville, FL

Sept 1993, NS Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, New Orleans, LA

April 2002, NS Railroad, Supervisory Special Agent, New Orleans, LA

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Northern Pacific Railway Inspector Badge.

The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest. It was approved by Congress in 1864 and given nearly forty million acres (62,000 sq mi; 160,000 km2) of land grants, which it used to raise money in Europefor construction.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (RRBadges.com)

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Norfolk And Western Railway Patrolman Badge with State of New York Seal.  Last issue worn during the 1980's in the Buffalo, NY area.

The Norfolk and Western Railway (reporting mark NW), was a US class I railroad, formed by more than 200 railroad mergers between 1838 and 1982. It was headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, for most of its existence. Its motto was "Precision Transportation"; it had a variety of nicknames, including "King Coal" and "British Railway of America" even though the N&W had mostly articulated steam on its roster. During the Civil War, the N&W was the biggest railroad in the south and moved most of the products with their steam locomotives to help the South the best way they could.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Northwestern Pacific Railroad Co. D-19-C Badge.

The Northwestern Pacific Railroad (reporting mark NWP) is a regional railroad that serves the North Coast of California. Its main line is 271 miles (436 km) long and runs between Schellville and Eureka. An additional portion of the line runs from the Ignacio Wye to the edge of San Rafael. Currently, only the 62 mi (100 km) stretch between Schellville and Windsor is in operation with freight and SMART commuter trains.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Grenier (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas Railroad Police Badge.

The Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas Railroad (OKT) (reporting mark OKKT), was originally created on May 29, 1980 after the demise of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad on March 31, 1980.[1] A subsidiary of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, it operated 767 miles (1,234 km) of the former Rock Island's Herington, KS to Fort Worth, TX North-South  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chief Special Agent JR Womack

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Oregon Short Line & Southern Pacific Railroad Police Badge with diamond in the middle.  Worn by Chief Special Agent Joseph Jones.  Chief Jones worked for both railroads in the 1900's and was Chairman of the Railway Special Agent and Police Association Convention held in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1913.  It is believed that he was presented with this badge for the work he did arranging the convention that year.

The Oregon Short Line Railroad (reporting mark OSL) was a railroad in the U.S. states of WyomingIdahoUtahMontana and Oregon. The line was organized as the Oregon Short Line Railway in 1881 as a subsidiary of the Union Pacific Railway. (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Oregon Trunk Railway Police Detective Badge #8.  Worn during the 1900's.

The Oregon Trunk Rail Bridge or Celilo Bridge[1] is a single-track railroad bridge opened in 1912[2] over the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. It consists of eight steel truss spans and several deck girder spans, and since 1957 it has included a vertical-lift section. The bridge was designed by engineer Ralph Modjeski and erected by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co., of Leavenworth, Kansas.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Penn Central Railroad Police Sargeant #610 Badge.  Worn in the 1970's in the New York City area.

The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American Class I railroad headquartered in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania, that operated from 1968 until 1976. It was created by the 1968 merger of the Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads. The New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad was added to the merger in 1969; by 1970, the company had filed for what was, at that time, the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Penn Central Railroad Police Superintendent Badge.  Worn in the 1970's in the New York City area.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Penn'A Railroad Police #341 Badge.  Worn in the 1900's.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Pensilvania Railroad Company Railway Police Lieutenant Badge. (1890's issue)

The Pennsylvania Railroad (reporting mark PRR) (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in PhiladelphiaPennsylvania. It was called the Pennsylvania Railroad because it was established in the state of Pennsylvania.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Pennsylvania Lines Railway Police #646 Badge.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Pinkerton National Detective Agency replica badge.  Even though these badges were not specific to the railroad, Allen Pinkerton worked for several railroads in the early days when they did not have detectives and needed cases investigated.  Allen Pinkerton is at times mentioned as the "Father of the Railroad Police".

Courtesy of Antique badges 67

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Pinkerton's Protective Patrol Badge #446.

Courtesy of Antique Badges 67

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Pittsburg and Lake Erie Railroad Police Sergeant Badge with New York Central Lines seal.

The Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad (P&LE) (reporting mark PLE), also known as the "Little Giant", was formed on May 11, 1875. Company headquarters were located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The line connected Pittsburgh in the east with Youngstown, Ohio at nearby Haselton, Ohio in the west and Connellsville, Pennsylvania to the east. It did not reach Lake Erie (at Ashtabula, Ohio) until the formation of Conrail in 1976.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Pittsburg & Lake Erie Police Badge #9 assigned to the Maintenance of Way Dept.  Worn during the 1920's.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Ry. Express Agy. Polcie Badge #306.

The Railway Express Agency (REA) was a national monopoly set up by the United States federal government in 1917. Rail express services provided small package and parcel transportation using the extant railroad infrastructure much as UPS functions today using the road system. 

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Railway Express Special Agent Badge.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Rio Grande Railroad Police Special Agent Badge #22.

The Rio Grande Southern Railroad (RGS) was a 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge railroad which ran from Durango to Ridgway in the western part of the US state of Colorado.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Rio Grande Railroad Special Agent Badge with name C.B. Leonard and Badge #1265.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Rock Island Railroad Police Badge worn during World War I era by those protecting tunnels and bridges.

The Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad (CRI&P RW, sometimes called Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway)[1] (reporting marks CRIPRIROCK) was a Class I railroad in the United States. It was also known as the Rock Island Line, or, in its final years, The Rock.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Yule Boudreaux

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Rock Island Special Officer Badge #847 worn during World War I era by those protecting tunnels and bridges.

Courtesy of Ross Jackson

These badges were issued to regular Railroad Police by the United States Railroad Association as a late attempt to unify all the railroad police under the federal government.  It lasted only a short time.  When the war was over this attempt dissolved and the railroads were back to retaining their independence.

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Rock Island Lines Special Agent Chef J.H. Burnett's Badge.  14k Gold circa 1910-1920's with large diamond at bottom

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com

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Gold Metal issued to attendees at the 1900 Salt Lake City general convention of the Railroad Agent and Police.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Seaboard Airline Railway Badge #82

The Seaboard Air Line Railroad (reporting mark SAL), which styled itself "The Route of Courteous Service," was an American railroad whose corporate existence extended from April 14, 1900 until July 1, 1967, when it merged with the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, its longtime rival, to form the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of William Caban

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San Fransisco and Napa Valley Chief of Police Badge. Early 1920's era made of sterling silver

The San Francisco, Napa and Calistoga Railway, later briefly reorganized as the San Francisco and Napa Valley Railroad, was an electric interurban railroad in the U.S. state of California.  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (RRBadges.com)

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Santa Fe Railroad Special Officer Deputy Sheriff's Badge.

The Santa Fe Southern Railway (reporting mark SFSR) was a short line railroad in New MexicoUnited States. In addition to carrying freight, it also operated as a tourist railroad that carried passengers between Lamy and Santa Fe, a distance of 18.1 miles (29.1 km).  (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Brian Gibbs

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Sierra Railroad Co. Special Agent Badge #1. Made of sterling silver.

The Sierra Railroad Corporation is a privately owned common carrier. Its Sierra Northern Railway freight division handles all freight operations for all branches owned by the Sierra Railroad. (Wikipedia)

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Southern Railway

The Southern Railway (reporting mark SOU) (also known as Southern Railway Company and now known as the current incarnation of the Norfolk Southern Railway) is a name of a class 1 railroad that was based in the SouthernUnited States. The railroad is the product of nearly 150 predecessor lines that were combined, reorganized and recombined beginning in the 1830s, formally becoming the Southern Railway in 1894.  (Wikipedia)

 

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Oldest known Southern Railway Badge #1.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Southern Rwy., Police Lieutenant, State of Louisiana Badge 706

1980, Southern Railway, Clerk, Greenville South Carolina

Feb 1980, Southern Railway, Special Agent, Atlanta, GA

1982, Norfolk Southern Railroad Special Agent, Atlanta, GA

July 1985, NS Railroad, Special Agent Sergeant, Jacksonville, FL

Sept 1993, NS Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, New Orleans, LA

April 2002, NS Railroad, Supervisory Special Agent, New Orleans, LA

Courtesy of NS LT. Ron Bible

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Southern Rwy., Police Sergeant, State of Florida Badge 609

1980, Southern Railway, Clerk, Greenville South Carolina

Feb 1980, Southern Railway, Special Agent, Atlanta, GA

1982, Norfolk Southern Railroad Special Agent, Atlanta, GA

July 1985, NS Railroad, Special Agent Sergeant, Jacksonville, FL

Sept 1993, NS Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, New Orleans, LA

April 2002, NS Railroad, Supervisory Special Agent, New Orleans, LA

Courtesy of NS LT. Ron Bible

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SOUTHERN PACIFIC

The Southern Pacific (reporting mark SP) (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was a name of multiple American Class I railroads that existed from 1865 to 1998 and all operated in the Western United States. The names that represented the Southern Pacific were Southern Pacific RailroadSouthern Pacific Companyand Southern Pacific Transportation Company.  (Wikipedia)

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Chief Special Agent Southern Pacific San Francisco badge (6 point star with eagle top) belonging to the legendary Chief Dan O'Connell.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Southern Pacific Hat Piece Police, The Great Seal of the State of Utah (Silver)

1969, South Salt Lake City PD, Police Officer, Salt Lake City, UT

June 1974, Denver Rio Grande Railroad, Special Agent, Salt Lake City, UT

Aug 1983, DRGW Railroad, District Special Agent, Salt Lake City, UT

June 1993, DRGW Railroad, Manager of Police Operations, Salt Lake City, UT

July 1996, Southern Pacific Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, Salt Lake City, UT

May 1997, Union Pacific Railroad, Senior Special Agent, Salt Lake City, UT

June 1998, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent II, Salt Lake City, UT

Courtesy of SP LT. Scott Broussard

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Southern Pacific Railroad Police, Police Officer Badge 199, seal: Southern Pacific St. Louis Southwestern

Sept 1971, Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, Deputy/Narcotics Detective

June 1976, Southern Pacific Railroad, Special Agent, Avondale, LA

May 1997, Union Pacific Railroad, Special Agent, Avondale, LA

Feb 2000, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent Hazmat, Avondale, LA

March 2002, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent II Hazmat, Avondale, LA

Courtesy of UP Senior Hazmat Special Agent Toby A. Trevett

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Southern Pacific Lines Police Hat Piece (small)

1969, South Salt Lake City PD, Police Officer, Salt Lake City, UT

June 1974, Denver Rio Grande Railroad, Special Agent, Salt Lake City, UT

Aug 1983, DRGW Railroad, District Special Agent, Salt Lake City, UT

June 1993, DRGW Railroad, Manager of Police Operations, Salt Lake City, UT

July 1996, Southern Pacific Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, Salt Lake City, UT

May 1997, Union Pacific Railroad, Senior Special Agent, Salt Lake City, UT

June 1998, UP Railroad, Senior Special Agent II, Salt Lake City, UT

Courtesy of UP LT Scott Broussard

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Southern Pacific Co,. Railroad Police Badge 10

June 1955, W. Beaumont PD, Auxiliary Officer, Beaumont, TX.

June 1957, W. Beaumont PD, Police Officer, Beaumont, TX

Sept 1966, Southern Pacific Railroad, Special Agent, Lake Charles, LA

Sept 1968, SP Railroad, Lieutenant, Lake Charles, LA

Retired

March 1993, Iowa PD, Reserve Police Officer, Iowa, LA

Oct 1995, Iowa PD, Reserve Captain, Iowa, LA

Courtesy of SP LT  Robert Johnston

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Southern Pacific Raiload Police Badge #729

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Southern Pacific Railroad Police Lieutenant Badge #13

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

Badges SP 729 and SP 13 were two Southern Pacific Badges worn by Special Agent Bill Teel during the 1950's era.  This design was later changed in 1988.

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Southern Pacific 6 point Pie Badge #844 California

Courtesy of Jurgen Mohr

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Southern Pacific Co. S.S. Creole Badge #5

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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The first issue Southern Pacific & Steamboat star #1.  This badge is a massive 5" across.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Southern Pacific Railroad Police State of California Steamboat Police Badge #432.

Courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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Southern Pacific Railroad Police State of California Steamboat Police Badge #246.

Courtesy of Greg Martin Auctions

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Southern Pacific Railroad Police Badge #721 California

Courtesy of William Caban

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Southern Pacific Railroad Police Badge #721 California

Courtesy of William Caban

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Very rare 1900's Southern Pacific badge known as a "Little Jefe", "Little Jeff", and Little Chief"

The word "Jefe" is Spanish for Chief.

Courtesy of Ross Jackson

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A group of early sterling Southern Pacific Chief's stars with solid 14K gold numbers.

Picture courtesy of Chip Greiner (rrbadges@aol.com)

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he St. Louis Southwestern Railway (reporting mark SSW), known by its nickname of "The Cotton Belt Route" or simply Cotton Belt, is a former US Class I railroad which operated between St. Louis, Missouri, and various points in the states of ArkansasTennessee Louisiana and Texas from 1891 to 1980. In 1980 the Cotton Belt began operating the Rock Island's Golden State Route which added the states of KansasOklahoma, and New Mexico to the operation. Operation of the Cotton Belt was assumed by parent Southern Pacific in 1992.  (Wikipedia)

St. Louis Southwestern Railroad Police Hat Piece (Gold and blue with star)

Courtesy of James M. Schiffman

Jan 1975, Southern Pacific Railroad, Special Agent Patrolman, Oakland, CA

Feb 1980, SP Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, San Francisco, CA

1985, SP Railroad, Special Agent Captain, San Francisco, CA

1986, SP Railroad, Assistant to the Chief, San Francisco, CA

1993, SP Railroad, Assistant Chief Special Agent, San Francisco, CA

May 1997, Union Pacific Railroad, Director of Police Operations – System, Omaha, NE

May 2008, UP Railroad, Senior Director of Police Operations – System, Omaha, NE

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St. Louis Southwestern Railroad Police Badge 18

Courtesy of James M. Schiffman

Jan 1975, Southern Pacific Railroad, Special Agent Patrolman, Oakland, CA

Feb 1980, SP Railroad, Special Agent Lieutenant, San Francisco, CA

1985, SP Railroad, Special Agent Captain, San Francisco, CA

1986, SP Railroad, Assistant to the Chief, San Francisco, CA

1993, SP Railroad, Assistant Chief Special Agent, San Francisco, CA

May 1997, Union Pacific Railroad, Director of Police Operations – System, Omaha, NE

May 2008, UP Railroad, Senior Director of Police Operations – System, Omaha, NE

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