Estrella, Arizona: Ten Million Abandoned Tires (Gone)

Legacy of a hi-tech synthetic fuel scam gone wrong.

Directions:
Southwest of Phoenix, in the Sonoran Desert. I-10 exit 164. Drive southwest on Hwy 347/Queen Creek Rd for around 15 miles to Maricopa. Turn west onto Hwy 238/Smith Enke Rd, and stay on Hwy 238 for 20 miles. The tires will be on the right. Make sure that you have enough gas for a round trip.
Hours:
April 2011: Reported burnt and gone.
Status:
Gone
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