Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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An office barge sits on dry ground at Osage Marine on the Mississippi... News PhotoAgriculture,Barge,Business,Delivering,Drought,Dry,Finance,Horizontal,Illinois,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mississippi River,Missouri,North America,Office,River,Sitting,St. Louis,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergAn office barge sits on dry ground at Osage Marine on the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Illinois, 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