Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought : News Photo

Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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A tow boat pushes barges on 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
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A tow boat pushes barges on 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
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December 07, 2012
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A tow boat pushes barges on the Mississippi River south of St Louis... News Photo 158090278Agriculture,Barge,Business,Delivering,Drought,Feature,Finance,Horizontal,Man Made Object,Midwest USA,Mississippi River,Nautical Vessel,North America,Pushing,River,St. Louis,The Americas,Towing,Transportation,USA,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA tow boat pushes barges on 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