Monday, February 27, 2017

Washington State Sheriffs Posses Association convened here in June 1955. Aerial photos by Bill Lilley courtesy of Jeanne Savage.

Wagon Wheelers present the colors in the arena

Grand entry into the arena included 250 horses

This old grandstand was razed in November 1955. Note Pavilion on the right.

The present grandstand was built in 1956 with its back to the sunset and the race track realigned correspondingly. Note the construction work on Garrison Junior High School in upper right corner. It opened in September 1955.