BUY PRINT    The President's 40-horsepower White Model M steam-powered touring car. March 1909. Photographed on the White House grounds in the early days of the Taft administration. In the back is the State Department, now the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. George Grantham Bain Collection. Question for the old-car experts: Does each tire really have multiple valve stems? | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos