Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth Driving in Presidential Limo

This wonderful old photo of Pennsylvania Avenue in 1957 shows President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth in an old Lincoln Cosmopolitan.

Queen Elizabeth and President Eisenhower in 1957
Queen Elizabeth and President Eisenhower in 1957

Source: Flickr user Dave Gelinas

And here’s another.

1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan Presidential Limousine - Bubble Top Parade Car - Presidential Motorcade - President Eisenhower - Queen Elizabeth - United States Visit - Washington DC - October, 1957
1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan Presidential Limousine – Bubble Top Parade Car – Presidential Motorcade – President Eisenhower – Queen Elizabeth – United States Visit – Washington DC – October, 1957

Source: Flickr user Dave Gelinas

1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan - Presidential Limousine - Bubble Top Parade Car - Presidential Motorcade - President Eisenhower - Queen Elizabeth - United States Visit - Washington D.C. - Circa 1957
1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan – Presidential Limousine – Bubble Top Parade Car – Presidential Motorcade – President Eisenhower – Queen Elizabeth – United States Visit – Washington D.C. – Circa 1957

Source: Flickr user Dave Gelinas

 

 

More from Ghosts of DC

View of the Center Market of Washington, D.C. from the north entrance of the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, on October 16, 1909. There are horse-drawn carriages and carts, vendors, storefronts, and the Old Post Office is in background, center. In the foreground is the large wooden gate to the grounds of the Natural History Building and a small guard house next to it

1909 Views Near Center Market

We are digging up all sorts of great images on the Smithsonian’s site. Here’s one near Center Market with a view of the Old Post

Potomac River

Tragic Potomac Drowning Ends Romance

This is a sad story that we came across in The Washington Postfrom June 29th, 1908. John McCalip, 22 years old, an electrician, at the Senate