Iron Gate Production, Inc.

An independent production house dedicated to following passions




Iron Gate Production is your one-stop resource to promoting your own art.

Iron Gate Production celebrates independent authors.  Follow us on our latest project:  Following Chief Sauganash at  A research project for an upcoming book on Billy "Chief Sauganash" Caldwell, coming out soon on Amazon.  


Legendary Locals of Lake Forest, published by Arcadia Publishing, out November 2015
Published by Arcadia, Downtown Lake Forest is authored by Susan Kelsey and Shirley Paddock with opening notes from Arthur Miller.

Published by Arcadia, West Lake Forest is authored by Susan Kelsey, Arthur Miller and Shirley Paddock. 


The Boundary Line:
Chief Sauganash 

By Susan L. Kelsey

ISBN: 978-1-62415-015-9

Published by Iron Gate Production, Inc.


For over 200 years, Americans have come to the City of Chicago to create dreams and political aspirations.  But prior to 1835, native Indians inhabited the area for centuries.  You could say politics is in our DNA, in our soil.  The Boundary Line details the life of a political leader, Billy "Chief Sauganash" Caldwell from his beginnings in Ft. Niagara, Ontario through his death in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  You will also meet Alderman Debwa, 51st Ward racing for the 2019 Mayoral election.  The Boundary Line, a historical fiction book, coming soon at

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