- Cullman, Alabama



The Capt. Bill Stewart tow boat, owned by American Electric Power (AEP) River Operations, pushes grain barges down the Mississippi River toward a bridge in Cape Girardeau, 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.