The Abandoned Trading Post In Arizona That Was Built By A Circus Clown

The portion of Route 66 that runs through Arizona is rife with antiquated, yet still operational businesses and others that have shut down but still retain their original charm. Ella’s Frontier doesn’t fit into either of those categories. This abandoned trading post has succumbed to the elements since closing nearly 50 years ago, and its ruins look like something out of a horror movie – and that’s without even mentioning it was built by a creepy circus clown. Happy Halloween!

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Watch this rare footage shared by Recorddpickers showing Ella’s Frontier taken right after it closed in the 1980s:

And here’s a harrowing look at its current state shared by AdventuresInAZ:

Have you ever explored the remains of Ella’s Frontier? Are there any other creepy abandoned places along Route 66 in Arizona? Tell us if you know of any!