Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought : News Photo

Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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Pilot Jeff Heflin, aboard the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, looks over navigation screens as he directs 15 grain barges on the Mississippi River outside 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
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Pilot Jeff Heflin, aboard the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, looks over navigation screens as he directs 15 grain barges on the Mississippi River outside 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
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December 06, 2012
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Pilot Jeff Heflin aboard the Capt Bill Stewart tow boat looks over... News Photo 158090298Agriculture,Business,Delivering,Drought,Feature,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Missouri,North America,Pilot,River,The Americas,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergPilot Jeff Heflin, aboard the Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, looks over navigation screens as he directs 15 grain barges on the Mississippi River outside 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