New "mule" on for the tow rail at Lock and Dam 6
The new mule and tow rail is installed at Lock and Dam 6 in Trempealeau, Wis., is used March 17, 2020 to pull the barges out of the lock chamber. This was the first operational use of the new system, which is a vital piece of equipment which assists tows locking through lock and dams when traveling upriver.

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