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To: knarf

Do you remember the last time it was this low?


8 posted on 12/28/2012 8:36:38 AM PST by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to, otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: stuartcr
"Do you remember the last time it was this low?"

Hell, I'm gonn'a go get sum'm d'eat.

I can't remember if I ate yet or not

/8^)

14 posted on 12/28/2012 8:53:48 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: stuartcr
Do you remember the last time it was this low?

Actually no, but my newspaper search can remember lots, here are just a few:

MISSISSIPPI AT RECORD LOW; RIVER TRAFFIC IS HAMPERED
New York Times January 12, 1981

BARGE BACKUP. BARGES WAIT NEAR ST. LOUIS
Chicago Tribune December 20, 1989
The normal flow of Midwest grain to ports on the Gulf of Mexico has been disrupted because of heavy ice and low water on the Mississippi River, which has been closed to navigation for more than 200 miles south of St. Louis.

MISSISSIPPI RIVER WATER LEVEL HERE IS AT ITS LOWEST POINT IN YEARS DROUGHT IS THE REASON; BARGE TRAFFIC IS AFFECTED
St. Louis Post - Dispatch December 31, 1999

LOW WATER ON RIVERS BEDEVILS NAVIGATION HERE ; BARGES ARE AGROUND; MISSISSIPPI MAY HIT LOWEST LEVEL SINCE '89
St. Louis Post - Dispatch January 15, 2003

26 posted on 12/28/2012 1:00:23 PM PST by CW_Conservative
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