The float inspired by the opera "Martha," adapted from the Flotow ballet, features the characters Lionel and Martha in garden in front of a farmhouse. The float was entered by Los Angeles County and is seen here at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Norse Ship at Anchor" float with 2 Norse warriors keeping guard. The Pasadena Memorial Flagpole (Goodhue Flagpole) is visible behind the float on the right in its original location in the middle of the intersection of Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevard. The float was entered by the Los Angeles County Fair.
Young woman, seen from the waist up, in the costume of the country of Holland [?] with a white headdress and an enormous floral skirt and apron possibly, transported by an automobile within the skirt. The float, entered by the Pomona Valley Camp Fire Girls, is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole in the center of the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The "Venetian Gondola" float, about 35 feet on length, is steered by a young girl costumed as the gondola. The float was entered by the Hotel Huntington. The float is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. with the Goodhue Flagpole on the right.
An elderly man holding a hat and cane and wife standing in the street near the curb on Colorado Blvd. to see the Rose Parade with other spectators seated on the curb and standing on the sidewalk behind them
Floral birds pulling a float with a large globe in the center and three floral parasols above platforms at the back providing shade for 2 visible maidens. Atop the globe is a uniformed man with "Adore" (probably for Adore Dairy) written on the back of his shirt. The float is seen passing the Goodhue Flagpole at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd.
The covered wagon was part of the "Days of '49" entry from the Chic Chivvis Riding Academy of La Canada. The wagon is pulled by a team of 4 horses through the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Orange Grove Blvd.
Decorated automobile with 2 male riders. One rider is in military uniform and the other rider is lifting his top hat in greeting to the spectators. The automobile is shown at the intersection of Orange Grove Blvd. and Colorado Blvd. and the Goodhue Flagpole is just visible at the right edge of the image.