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Twin Arrows - Interstate 40, AZ

Twin Arrows used to be a Trading Post/Truck Stop in Arizona on Interstate 40, between Flagstaff and Winslow.  Back in the day, in the late 80's, we sold diesel for $.99 a gallon.  Business was booming!  Trucks used to line up.  Pull up to the pump, hit the cafe for breakfast and maybe you would have your tanks full by them time you finished eating...just maybe.

We were a 'full service' outfit,  check your oil and clean the windshield of your big rig.  If you left the keys I'd pull the rig up and fill up the refer tank too. While killing time waiting for the fill-up or check authorizaion you could browse the fantastic Native American art in the Trading Post.



I have fond memories of working at Twin Arrows, it was a special place.  It was my first job.  I was the fuel attendant and would sometimes cook in the cafe.  I always made a mess with the milkshake machine, never failed, I got milk and ice cream all over the place.  My short stack was bigger than the plate, the b…