Justin Kerns

Please help identify these cars

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This photo was taken in Georgetown, CO but I'm trying to narrow down when.  These look mid-teens to me but you all probably know more specifically.....

 

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Closeup of this photo:

 

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Thank you sir!  I also thought Scripps Booth but all the open cars I've seen have the double rear window in the top and this appears to be a larger single window.  That made me unsure......

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Here is a photo from the internet of a Grant car. Note that the placement of the radiator badge is more similar on this Grant, than the emblem was on the first photo of a Scripps-Booth. That emblem was located higher, I think. 

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Original pic is pretty fuzzy, the but location of the filler neck on the curve of the top of the tank/shell seems to favor the Grant ID to my aging eyes.

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Here are pictures of 1916 and 1917 Grant cars,the front on the 1916 looks very close to the asked car question,and the wide top on  the yellow1917 Grant looks like the asked cars top in my opinion?

Leif in Sweden.

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Grant 1917.jpg

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Re a date. the women's dresses and shoes suggest very late teens. Cars look near new - no apparent damage.

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Based on the locomotive I know it was taken in 1918 at the latest.  In the winter of 19 they installed different spark arrestors on the stacks.  So I think we've narrowed it down to 15-18 for the year of of the photo.  Probably 16-18.

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