Spectators watch Rose Parade Grand Marshal James Rolph, Mayor of San Francisco on the parade route in a flower-covered automobile. The car is passing commercial buildings at 245 W. Colorado Blvd. (later a freeway underpass area). Signs on the buildings read: "Used Car Dept., Graham-Paige, 245 W. Colorado, Sales Service, " "Coal & Wood," "H. R. Slayde.. Co. Accesso..."
The city of Glendale's "Trail of '93" float portrayed a phase of the Alaskan gold rush with a miniature Yukon River with a mountain range and Aurora Borealle at the back. Outwalker George Hastings in a floral costume represented a prospector. The float was designed by L. W. Chobe and is seen on a residential street, probably Orange Grove Boulevard of a side street off of Orange Grove.
This float features a replica of the Rose Bowl and life-size figures of the Stanford Indian and the Columbia Lion. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by Stanford University.
The "Saint Patrick's Day" float with St. Patrick chasing serpents up a mountain. The float was entered by the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce the California Valencia Orange Show and it is shown at the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Float with a person in costume seated next to a striped tent with small palm tree placed saround it. A floral sign on the side identifies the sponsor of the float as the "W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Ranch." The float is at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Orange Grove Blvd.
Pasadena schools float in the shape of a galley with waves lapping on the sides and a mast with 3 sails with signs on the sails reading (top): PHS [for Pasadena High School], (middle) Junior HS, (bottom) Elementary Schools. 8 boys in costume stand next to the float, one girl is seated on the float and 2 boys stand at the front of the float
Spectators next to the float of the Rose Parade Queen, Muriel Cowan, featuring a large Russian Firebird composed of yellow chrysanthemums and lavender sweet peas at the front and three Russian mosques with domes covered in yellow pompoms at the back, behind the queen's throne. The float was photographed on Orange Grove Blvd., probably before the start of the parade.
Float celebrating Olympiad bicycling events with a floral bicyclist on the front of the float. Floral signs read: "Pasadena Chamber of Commerce" and "Rose Bowl." The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
"Cinderella" float with Barbara Williams in a lovely floral coach, entered by the Portland Rose Festival. Alice Robey was the coachman, Autumn Durst was the footman and two of the three men walking in front of the float may be William K. Hood, Prime Minister of the Royal Rosarians and Earl Perry, Prince Regent. The float was photographed at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
Winner of the Rose Parade sweepstakes, the float was inspired after a lyre and designed by Mrs. D. R. Coleman. A floral peacock leads the float, 3 young women are seated beneath a canopy at the end of the float and 2 costumed outwalkers are visible. The float was entered by the city of San Marino.