This selection of time-lapse photographs ‘illuminate’ what Chelsea’s main thoroughfares  looked like after dark in 1983. All photos courtesy of Mr. Daniel Hammel.

Cars passing over the railroad tracks that cut across Main Street.

The Courthouse building appears behind streaking taillights.

Middle Street, looking to the West.

Corner of Middle and Main–the traffic streams through town.

Heading south on Main Street towards the Sylvan Motel.