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The Role of Mississippi River in Shipping Corn

Lock and Dam 11 on the Mississippi River near Dubuque, IA

Animated Lock Demonstration
The US Army Corp of Engineers' simulation describes what happens as a barge goes through a lock and dam.

Welcome to Lock and Dam 15
Take a tour of a lock and dam on the Mississippi River with a park ranger for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Barge being filled with corn at the Cargill Terre Haute Marine Facility in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

A barge leaves the Cargill Terre Haute Marine Facility: Grain Division in Baton Rouge, Louisiana after being loaded with corn, which will travel overseas.

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