Aggie C. deckhands Brett Kirvach, 46, left, and, Ronald LeBeau, 25, fix a faulty light atop a portable navigation flag on a barge while it is traveling through a lock on the Illinois Waterway.
Laura McDermott for The Wall Street Journal


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‘An epic year’ of floods and trade wars forces barge crews to try to move freight and make up for lost time


Aggie C. deckhands Brett Kirvach, 46, left, and, Ronald LeBeau, 25, fix a faulty light atop a portable navigation flag on a barge while it is traveling through a lock on the Illinois Waterway.
Laura McDermott for The Wall Street Journal

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