Trona on the Web © Copyright 1997-2016

Trona on the Web © Copyright 1997-2016 David L. Stevens and DLS Consulting LLC

The information contained on the pages of Trona on the Web is copyrighted except as might be indicated otherwise. Permission is granted to use this information and to distribute it freely as long as no fee is charged for this distribution, other than basic connect-time charges, and the Trona on the Web copyright is not removed. Images may not be used without including the original text as found on this site and its related sites. This information is not to be included in any commercial package or distribution (including shareware-for-a-fee services) without permission of the author. Images on this site and other related sites may not be used on Facebook or similar membership sites without written permission of David L. Stevens  or DLS Consulting LLC.

Original images, backgrounds, logos, and graphics and photographs used on Trona on the Web and its related sites are © David L. Stevens and DLS Consulting LLC. Permission is granted to use the Trona on the Web name on a WWW page to illustrate a direct link to the Trona on the Web introduction page. All other uses prohibited without written permission.

All information is given on an “as-is” basis. Trona on the Web, David L. Stevens cannot be responsible for damages resulting from information included on the pages, or information gathered from outside links or users.

All information that is republished here is believed to be in the public domain or have granted permission for use here. Please contact the original authors for permission to use.

Due their lack of understanding of or desire to understand the content provided here and telling me that they do not give a crap about the conditions set forth above and their defiant disregard for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Timothy Bryne, Lola Bryne of Ridgecrest, California and Harvey Hodges of Vivian, Louisiana are specifically excluded from using content from this website and related websites owned by me for any reason or purpose whatsoever or under any circumstances.. The related websites include:,,,,, and any subdomains of such as

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Content contributions are especially welcomed (the closer to HTML format you give them to me, the quicker we can incorporate them into the site!) Contributions of stories about Trona families, personalities or about any other area of information concerning Trona are greatly encouraged. In order to preserve the quality and style of Trona on the Web, we reserve the right to edit all contributions. In addition, all contributions become the property of Trona on Web and it’s webmaster, although contributors whose content is used on the site will be recognized on the respective page. Also please tell us if there are links to other sites that should be included here.

If you would prefer maintaining ownership or control of style of your contribution, please contact us for help in setting up your own web site that we can link to.

We want to give a special thanks to Patricia Banks for all the material that she and her mother Zelia Stevens have held on to all this time. Without Patricia’s help this page would not have been possible. I would also like to thank Joel Stevens for his contributions.

In the future, we hope to add additional historical and reference material that we have. We welcome feedback and suggestions. If you would like to contact us please e-mail us at