NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (KDKA) – U.S. parks officials are monitoring a century-old grounded barge that briefly broke loose during a storm last week in the river just above Niagara Falls.
The rusty iron scow had been stuck since 1918 on rocks in the upper rapids above the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side.READ MORE: 'An Epidemic': TSA Catches 4 Guns In 4 Days At Pittsburgh International Airport
Niagara Parks shot footage on Nov. 1 of the barge in its new position and released drone footage from July of 2018 which shows the barge in a different position in the river.READ MORE: Trevor Noah Coming To Pittsburgh In 2022
The Washington Post says the barge was originally about a third of a mile from the brink of Horseshoe Falls. Then it moved about 164 feet downstream and became lodged again.MORE NEWS: PennDOT Asking Drivers For Feedback On Construction And Maintenance
A Niagara Parks official said it could be stuck in its new location for days or years.