Aerial view of Trona looking east from the Argus Range; shows town and potash plant (center), road leading across the desert and Serales Dry Lake (right); snow capped mountains in the distance. Circa 1930s.

About the author

Jim Mattern

Jim is a scapegoat for the NPS, an author, adventurer, photographer, radio personality, guide, and location scout. His interests lie in Native American and cultural sites, ghost towns, mines, and natural wonders in the American Deserts.