Ray Eckstein, founder of Paducah, Ky.-based Marquette Transportation Company, one of the largest barge lines on the river, died April 20 at his home in Paducah. He was 93. His… Read More

The Vicksburg Post reported May 17 that a 30-barge tow struck the old U.S. 80 bridge crossing the Mississippi River in Vickburg, Miss., at about 2 p.m. The allision led… Read More

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