Waters low, rivers yield treasures

Posted: December 23, 2012 at 2:16 a.m.

From sunken steamboats to a millenniumold map engraved in rock, the drought-drained rivers of the nation’s midsection are offering a rare and fleeting glimpse into years gone by.

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Front Section, Pages 11 on 12/23/2012


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