Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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Rock formations called pinnacles sit exposed by low water levels in... News PhotoAgriculture,Brightly Lit,Business,Cairo,Delivering,Drought,Finance,Horizontal,Illinois,Low,Man Made Object,Middle East,Midwest USA,Mississippi River,North America,River,Sitting,The Americas,Transportation,USA,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergRock formations called pinnacles sit exposed by low water levels in the Mississippi River north of Cairo, Illinois, 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