National Geographic : 1938 Jul
Photograph by Willard R. Culver COOL WATER IS ALWAYS FLOWING FROM A VIRGINIA WILLOW TREE Armies of '61 slaked their thirst at Willow Spout Spring. Underground water from a hillside above ascended a hollow trunk and flowed from a wooden spout. The old landmark is gone; an iron pipe penetrates the heart of a younger tree. Photograph byJohn Patric "MAH FEET WUZ COLD, BOSS, BEFO' AH GOT DIS IDEA!" When winter comes to Baltimore, acolored newsboy stations himself among warm rags in a tall strawboardbox. "Ah stands heah all day, boss. When mah feet's wahm, ah'm comf'table; but when mah feet's cold, disjob sho' ismiser'ble."