Drought River Relics

This Nov. 28, 2012 photo provided by The United States Coast Guard shows a WWII minesweeper on the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Mo. The lack of rain has left many rivers at low levels unseen for decades offering a glimpse at things not normally seen.   The minesweeper, once moored along the Mississippi River as a museum at St. Louis before it was torn away by floodwaters two decades ago, has become visible _ rusted but intact. (AP Photo/United States Coast Guard, Colby Buchanan)
This Nov. 28, 2012 photo provided by The United States Coast Guard shows a WWII minesweeper on the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Mo. The lack of rain has left many rivers at low levels unseen for decades offering a glimpse at things not normally seen. The minesweeper, once moored along the Mississippi River as a museum at St. Louis before it was torn away by floodwaters two decades ago, has become visible _ rusted but intact. (AP Photo/United States Coast Guard, Colby Buchanan)

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