One busy little beaver

This little guy gnaws away at the Astor Place 6 station, a reminder of how John Jacob Astor made his fortune: beaver pelts.

There’s another beaver in New York City: Jose, the slick furry dude spotted swimming in the Bronx River last year. Take a look at a photo and fairly recent update of Jose’s whereabouts. 

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5 Responses to “One busy little beaver”

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    […] reflects something about the station’s neighborhood or history: a sloop for South Ferry, a beaver at Astor Place, a steamboat at Fulton […]

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    […] of the originals exist today. But some subways have replicas, like the one at Astor Place, with its colorful beavers on the […]

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    […] of the originals exist today. But some subways have replicas, like the one at Astor Place, with its colorful beavers on the […]

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    […] of the originals exist today. But some subways have replicas, like the one at Astor Place, with its colorful beavers on the […]

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