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Operation Beaver

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PRR OPERATION BEAVER
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Blue text on white background. Yellow beaver wearing blue overalls and a hat carrying tools with red text PRR on left Side

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In 1963, the Pennsylvania Rail Road (PRR) began Operation Beaver, a campaign to cosmetically cover deferred maintenance. This included painting, fixing, and cleaning stations and cars that was overdue. For example, the Altoona Station, which was formally a red brick exterior, was painted white with a red base. Posters and buttons were created as part of the campaign.

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BV0030
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