Lost Hills, California: Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas

At Blackwells Corner he topped off his tank, then sped off to his death site. In his memory you can buy "James Dean's Last Stop" -branded snacks at the mini-mart. Large JD photo-op out front.

Blackwell Corner Minimart

17191 Hwy 46, Lost Hills, CA
Southwest corner of the intersection of Hwys 46 and 33, the Paso Robles and West Side Hwys.
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Sign for James Dean's Last Stop.

Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas

Definitely worth the stop if traveling down Rt. 46. The plaque is posted behind the large sign of Dean's head.

[Mary, 05/06/2020]

James Dean display.

Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas

The shop is full of fudge, nuts, and a real old-school diner wannabe restaurant filled with speculative farmers. Great selection of pricey snacks and '50s posters and tin signs.

[Maddlib69, 11/26/2015]

James Dean points to gas prices.

Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas

Gas station with gas to buy. Expensive gas at that.

[Lety, 09/16/2015]

Cutout James Dean doesn't look happy. On Sept. 30, 1955, this was the last place he was seen alive. But on a cheerier note, 1955 gas was about 25 cents a gallon!

Big James Dean cutout.

Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas

Stopped by there after seeing various other great roadside attractions. Looks like they've added a new James Dean pointing for you to go into the gas station. Was kind of eerie to take the road from the gas station to his crash site.

[James Peuster, 01/05/2015]

James Dean sign.

Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas

In Lost Hills, the "Last Place James Dean Stopped for Gas." A very cool sign!

[Sydney Harter, 06/18/2010]

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