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Ortega's Indian Market Trading Post

Route 66, Lupton, AZ
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This old Ortega's Indian Market Trading Post was housed in this geodesic dome style building on the old Route 66 alignment south of I-40 at exit 359 in Lupton, AZ. The dome structure looks to be similar to the Meteor City Trading Post. The market was built around 1970 and closed by about 2003 or before.

I recommend turning around here and returning to I-40 and take that to Exit 351.

x The trading post shares the location with a closed gas station.

The Arizona Welcome Center is on the north side of the interstate at this exit, as are the Chief Yellowhorse Trading Post and the Tomahawk Indian Store.

Photo(s): Spring 2013

 



 

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