An artesian spring at Camp Ford furnished water that, according to one of the prisoners, was cool, crystalline, and impregnated with iron and sulphur, a combination thought to make it a good tonic. Although the spring is no longer there today, a small iron-colored stream runs in the same creek bed. Evidence of small reservoirs dug by the POW's along the creek was uncovered by Texas A&M archeologists. Photo by Steve Black
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