360 Degree Barge Tour

Explore Illinois’ waterways firsthand with this immersive 360-degree video of a barge transporting soybeans down the Illinois River from Dresden Island Lock and Dam to Marseilles Lock and Dam. Shipment by barge is a crucial component of soybean transportation in Illinois as 1,118 miles of navigable waterways border or pass through the state. These inland waterways keep Illinois competitive in domestic and international markets.