Days of ’47 Rodeo

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Ace Slone of Cuero, Texas, runs down a calf in the Tie Down Roping competition at the Days of 47 Rodeo, Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. Friday, July 22, 2011.

Parade Preview

Crystal Dillon and Trevor Schmidt eat lunch. They were at the Salt Palace Convention Center preparing their float for the Days of '47 Parade. They play a bride and groom on the Moses Lake LDS Stake (Moses Lake, Washington).

The Tribune Diaries – July 24, 1995 – Day One

Manure on the street after pioneer day parade. Photo copyright 1995 by Trent Nelson. All Rights Reserved.

July 24, 1995. Today was my first day working a 30-day contract slot as a photographer for The Salt Lake Tribune. Before my shift started I went downtown to catch the Days of ‘47 Pioneer Day parade. There were all kinds of floats and bands going by. I had seen most of the floats two…