Into the Delta

Into the DeltaWe follow the shipping traffic as it makes its slow journey from New Orleans down the Mississippi River into the Delta. The shimmering line of the river tells the story of this shifting landscape as the force of its nature drives commerce perpetually toward the sea and back again. For a moment we stop to ponder our inverse relationship with these brown water sailors, as they slog along at about eight minutes a mile and we cruise comfortably at eight miles a minute.

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