Sunken Barge

14 Aug

Some of you may recall my post on March 26 regarding a partially sunken barge on the bank of the Mississippi River.

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The river is at near record lows, and someone finally came and salvaged the barge.

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They came in with torches and cut the barge up into smaller, more manageable pieces. Then they used this trackhoe with a grappling claw on the bucket to pick up the pieces and load them onto trucks to be hauled away for salvage. I knew with the prices of metal today the barge would not stay there to go to waste.

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