Alice Jones stands outside a mineral processing facility in Trona, California. More than 100 years ago, Trona was designed to house the workforce of a mining company. Its population, which once peaked at around 7,000, has now dropped to about 1,000, photographer Ewan Telford said.
An abandoned car in Trona. Telford visited the town to film a movie in 2006, but he's been back several times since.
Trona resident Fellicia shops at the local store with her son Kevin.
The Elk's Lodge holds the last remaining bar in town.
A boy wears an Iron Man costume.
Gene retired to the warmth of California after working in the Midwest.
An interior of Trona's Presbyterian Church. The town has 14 churches of various denominations.
Ronny walks his dog through Trona.
Trona is near the Mojave Desert.
Bingo nights are held weekly at the Elk's Lodge.
Benny stands outside the Esparza Family Restaurant, Trona's only eatery.
Trona is named for the chemical used to make soda ash, a substance typically found in glass and some detergents.