Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought : News Photo

Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

Adam Foushee, a deckhand on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, checks for water in the wing tank of a grain barge on the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Barges carrying grain, soybeans, coal, oil and other commodities on the Mississippi River have started to reduce their loads to navigate waters shrunk by the worst drought in 50 years. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Adam Foushee, a deckhand on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, checks for water in the wing tank of a grain barge on the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Barges carrying grain, soybeans, coal, oil and other commodities on the Mississippi River have started to reduce their loads to navigate waters shrunk by the worst drought in 50 years. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Adam Foushee a deckhand on the Capt Bill Stewart tow boat checks for... News Photo 158090305Agriculture,Business,Delivering,Drought,Feature,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mo,North America,River,Saint Louis,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergAdam Foushee, a deckhand on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, checks for water in the wing tank of a grain barge on the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Barges carrying grain, soybeans, coal, oil and other commodities on the Mississippi River have started to reduce their loads to navigate waters shrunk by the worst drought in 50 years. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images