Chris Thompson, modern day explorer

Based in Pittsburgh, PA, I specialize in photographing hard to reach geography and abandoned structures.

My Specialties


Places people have walked away from...


Places where people aren't...


Places where people don't go...

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Abandoned Turnpike Tunnels, Central PA

It always blows me away to find massive infrastructure efforts abandoned. ┬áThese tunnels,┬áSideling Hill Tunnel and Rays Hill Tunnel were completely abandoned in 1968 when…

School’s Out

May 12, 2017 / Adventures
School’s Out

Pennsylvania has officially become the eleventh US state that I have lived in. We relocated here in February 2017. I’m only now beginning to be…

Pippin Place

January 30, 2017 / Adventures
Pippin Place

Rolla, Missouri has been my home on four different occasions, but my time here is coming to a close once again. ┬áKatie, my wife, relocated…


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