E. Waldo Ward and Son Open House

Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004

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Just some of the things that took place at the E. Waldo Ward and Son Open House

E. Waldo Ward and Son is Sierra Madre's oldest operating business and last working ranch.  Click on a photo to enlarge it.

Mike Pauro on fiddle

Crowd gathers at Sierra Madre Provisions beef jerky vendor booth

Dan Grijalva and girlfriend Jen's vendor booth with wood carvings, jewelry, Native American crafts

Bill McConnell demonstrates the art of lace-making

Artist and musician Sonny Salsbury at his vendor booth

John Larsen's 1928 Buick

Pertinent info for Larsens' Buick

Interior shot of 1928 Buick

Picture of picture from picture wall

Picture of picture of Sierra Madre Blvd. in the old days - note two two-story buildings on left are what is now Renaissance Plaza, Happy's is still in business

Fourth generation rancher Jeff Ward leads a factory tour

Another angle of tour through jewelry vendor booth

Western Antique Power Associates had two big displays of antique engines, pumps, etc.

One of the engine powered water pumps

Pertinent info about the pump

Wood scroll art and Tierra Miguel Farms vendor booths

Heather and friend at Native American basket vendor booth

Native American clothing booth

"The Fiddler"

Jay Whitcraft's apple pressing booth

A view of several various vendors' booths

Wood carvings at vendor's booth

Crowd shot near west driveway vendors

Spinners exhibit

Part of the origami vendor display

Origami demonstration

Creative Arts Group had a children's weaving booth

Antique engine

Pertinent info for engine at left

Several antique engines and a tractor

A closer look at some of the engines


Exhibitor fires up one of the motors

A closer look at the recently fired up engine

Pertinent info for engine at left

A bigger tractor

Wood carvings vendor

Young volunteers at the apple press booth

Inside the press box

Rosa Jaime at Four Seasons Tea Room vendor booth


Since the age of five, Trickshot has been amazing crowds and fans with his unique shooting skills. 

He has received national recognition for winning the Gold Medal in International Skeet at the 1997 U.S. Nationals. 

Trickshot’s skills in “Extreme” hand-eye coordination were demonstrated by winning the 2004 World Thumbing Fast Draw Championship – “the fastest sport in the world.” 

With a keen sense of responsibility to the sport, Trickshot has committed himself to teaching gun handling and safety to both children and adults. 

A machinist by trade, Trickshot has brought his extensive experience in the aerospace industry to the world of extreme outdoor sports and shooting sports. 

He has taken the lead in advancing the sport of Fast Draw as he has become one of the premier fast draw gun builders in the world.



Pioneer Days 1999 E. Waldo Ward Open House    Pioneer Days 2000 E. Waldo Ward Open House

Pioneer Days 2003 E. Waldo Ward Open House

Our Sincere Thanks to our Sponsors

Gold Level

Arroyo Seco Medical Group


E. Waldo Ward and Son


Sierra Madre Chamber of Commerce

Related links

Visit Lizzie's Trail Inn

Visit the Sierra Madre Historical Archives

Past Year Recent Pioneer Days Photo/Video Archives

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Some other upcoming Sierra Madre events of interest

Huck Finn Day  March

SMVFA Easter Egg Hunt  April

Sierra Madre Friends of the Library Art Fair  May

Mt. Wilson Trail Race   May

Sierra Madre Surf Club Annual Luau June

Mater Dolorosa Passionist Father's Retreat House Fiesta  June

Fourth of July  July

American Cancer Society Relay for Life  Sept

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Sierra Madre Pioneer Days Association Mission Statement

The specific purpose for which this nonprofit corporation is organized is the planning and implementation of informative, historically significant, and entertaining activities with the goal of educating our community and interested members of surrounding foothill communities about Sierra Madre's captivating past.