Open Dry Cargo Barges of the U.S.

Open Hopper Barge  - Photo Courtesy of Boat Photo Museum, Dan Owen
Open Hopper Barge - Courtesy of Dan Owen and the Boat Photo Museum

These barges carry various types of dry cargo. The ICST Code is 344 (Open Dry Cargo Barge). You will see a lot of these on our nations rivers. This section will list most of the dry cargo barges used in the U.S., as of the 2006 reporting year. We welcome your photos of these barges.

Boat Photo Museum.....Dan Owen