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Lorenzo's Hobbll Trading Post523 West 2nd St., Winslow, AZ
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002 and now serves as the Winslow visitor center. The land it sits on was leased from the railroad for 99 years.
You can still read much of the faded signage on the front of the trading post. I'm not sure which signage came first, but starting at the very top it's pretty easy to read "Navajo Rugs", "Hubbell", Lorenzo Hubbell CO,", "General Merchandise", "Baskets", "Trading Post", "Pottery". The lowest risers have Navajo on the left and Hopi on the right side in this photo.
In 1932 Lorenzon Hubbell commisioned what would become the worlds largest Navajo rug. At 26 x 36 feet the rug took 5 years to complete, after which it was on display at the Trading Post for many years. I reportedly cost Hubble 15,000 dollars and sold in the 1970s for more than $500,000.00. Allan Affeldt, of La Posada, purchased the rug in 2012 and donated it to the Winslow Art Trust.
There's are more faded signs on the east side of the building.
The trading post did enough business to warrant having it's own railroad siding.
The railroad siding extended across 2nd Street to a warehouse used for storing and processing wool before it was shipped out.