Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought : News Photo

Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

North bound tug boats, left, on river bank, yield to the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat as it travels down the Mississippi River outside of St. Louis, 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
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North bound tug boats, left, on river bank, yield to the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat as it travels down the Mississippi River outside of St. Louis, 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
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December 07, 2012
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