Urban explorer “Greg Abandoned” discovered these steam locomotives in a building near an abandoned lime factory in China. He criss-crossed the country for four years exploring such sites. Photo: Greg Abandoned
Urban explorer “Greg Abandoned” discovered these steam locomotives in a building near an abandoned lime factory in China. He criss-crossed the country for four years exploring such sites. Photo: Greg Abandoned

‘It’s the most unique thing’: Beijing-based urban explorer Greg Abandoned on his 4-year quest to record dereliction and hidden sites in China

  • ‘It was like a light switch,’ says Polish-born urban explorer of a visit to Chernobyl in Ukraine. Since then he’s moved to China and found abandoned sites there
  • From rusting steam engines to an empty glass factory to a lot full of dumped cars, he has recorded four years of his urbex adventures in a book, Abandoned China

Urban explorer “Greg Abandoned” discovered these steam locomotives in a building near an abandoned lime factory in China. He criss-crossed the country for four years exploring such sites. Photo: Greg Abandoned
Urban explorer “Greg Abandoned” discovered these steam locomotives in a building near an abandoned lime factory in China. He criss-crossed the country for four years exploring such sites. Photo: Greg Abandoned
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