Sunken Barges (image) University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption The Marseilles barge accident is shown. Credit Photo courtesy of Major General John W. Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division, United States Army Corps of Engineers and President of the Mississippi River Commission. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.