Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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Adam Foushee, a deckhand on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, walks... News PhotoAgriculture,Business,Delivering,Drought,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Missouri,North America,River,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergAdam Foushee, a deckhand on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, walks between two grain barges as he 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