Friday, July 20, 2012

Little movement

Today I had to go out in the Huntington area and find some river traffic for a story I'm working on, and as usual lately I didn't see much. There was an AEP boat moving down the river pushing empties, but a boat pushing loads or loads tied up the bank are much more attractive photo-wise, especially if someone is on the barges.

There just hasn't been much traffic out there when I've been there. The slowdown in the coal industry is showing out there on the river, at least in the Huntington WV area.

Now that I've said that ...

No surprise

With the dry winter and summer here in the Ohio Valley, the Mississippi River is running low.