Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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A sand bar exposed by low water appears in front of the normal... News PhotoAgriculture,Brightly Lit,Business,Coastline,Delivering,Drought,Finance,Horizontal,Low,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mississippi River,North America,Outdoors,River,Sand,St. Louis,Sunny,The Americas,Transportation,USA,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA sand bar exposed by low water appears in front of the normal shoreline of the Mississippi River south 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