Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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Grain barges attached to the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat travel down... News PhotoAgriculture,Attached,Barge,Business,Delivering,Drought,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Missouri,North America,River,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergGrain barges attached to the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat travel down the Mississippi River outside of 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