Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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A U.S. flag flies on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat as it travels on... News PhotoAgriculture,Business,Cape Girardeau County,Delivering,Drought,Finance,Flag,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,North America,River,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA U.S. flag flies on the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat as it travels on the Mississippi River near Cape Girardeau, Missouri, U.S., on Friday, Dec. 7, 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