This birds-eye view was one of over 225 views drawn by L.R. Burleigh during his illustrious career. Burleigh shows Potsdam from the west, from above the Raquette River, which he filled with logs to highlight to prominence of logging and lumber mills to the local economy. Burleigh owned his own publishing-printing company but Beck & Pauli, a Milwaukee firm, printed this view. From a lithograph in the collection of the Library of Congress.
Size: 29 x 15 1/2 inches – Toned, Text Weight Paper