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Route 66 Road Trip - Superchargers?

Discussion in 'North America' started by James Anders, May 28, 2016.

  1. James Anders

    James Anders Member

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    Anyone ever done a Route 66 Road Trip using Superchargers?

    Or does anyone have an idea on the best way to get a list of closest Superchargers along the way?

    -J
     
  2. TexasEV

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    Perhaps look at the map on the Tesla web site or supercharge.info?
     
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    Yeah, I guess I knew about these options.

    I was hoping someone had perhaps taken this trip and had more specific comments.
     
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    It should be easily done once the interstate 44 segment that replaced US66 is complete from St. Louis to Tulsa.
     
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    I've done the Illinois portion, from Chicago down to St. Louis, only needed 1 charge at Normal, IL. I plan to do the rest when the Rolla MO, Springfield MO and Tulsa OK superchargers are finished.
     
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    Do you plan to drive as much of the original route that still exists; that is the original route as completed ~1926 or so (if my memory serves.) I believe that the original route was shortened sometime in the '30s in selected places. I know for sure that Oatman, Arizona was on the original alignment, but was bypassed several years later for a more direct and straighter route from Kingman to Needles. I also think that there were some changes around the Missouri-Kansas-Oklahoma alignment too, but I would have to research it.

    The routing in California near Pasadena also changed a few times over the years as freeways were constructed. I think the original terminus was in downtown Los Angeles, but was extended to the Sta. Monica pier in the '40s.

    Enjoy the journey!
     

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