First tow of 2015 - MV New Dawn
M/V New Dawn broke through Lake Pepin ice overnight and locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minnesota, around 7:45 on March 25, 2015, marking the unofficial start to the navigation season for the Upper Mississippi River. The American River Transportation Company boat was pushing nine barges loaded with fertilizer.

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