Arrival of President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth at official ceremonies opening the St. Lawrence Seaway.
St Lambert Quebec Canada Date:1959, June 26 Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, permitting travel of ocean-going vessels from the Atlantic Ocean into the Great Lakes. Canadian police on motorcycles lead and escort the arrival of VIPs for ceremonies. United States First Lady Mamie Eisenhower and British royal Prince Philip pass by in a an open Cadillac convertible. Ceremonial stage area is seen. President Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth arrive, seated in the back of a large Cadillac sedan. The rear seat is open, convertible style, while the rest of the vehicle is closed like a traditional sedan. Mrs. Eisenhower and Prince Philip arrive in a similarly designed Cadillac, with a closed forward area and open rear seat. Canadian Mounted Police guard and watch nearby. View of Queen Elizabeth and President Eisenhower exiting the vehicle and approaching the ceremony area on foot.
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