Mississippi River Barge Traffic Threatened By Drought

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A tow boat pushes barges on the Mississippi River south of St. Louis,... News PhotoAgriculture,Barge,Business,Delivering,Drought,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