Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

Categories: Asia | History

Today Dubai is a huge metropolis with skyscrapers, which looks futuristica any other city on earth. But in 1833, when Dubai was founded, the settlement numbered only 800 people who were engaged in fishing and fishing for pearls. Sometimes here I come the Bedouins and took simple huts created from palm trees.

The photos in this review show the life of this wonderful city in the 1950s and 60s, just before the discovery of oil. Just a few decades ago — but such an amazing difference!

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

1. Life in Dubai to find deposits of oil.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

2. A caravan of camels should be via Dubai. 1960s.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

3. The man with the hookah sells lemons and dried herbs.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

4. The market in the city centre.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

5. Bur Dubai, 1960s.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

6. The Airport Of Dubai. 1971

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

7. Airport.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

8. Dubai from the height of bird flight. 1950s.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

9. Quay line in Dubai. 1950s.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

10. Men at prayer during a Muslim holiday in Dubai.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

11. Oil in the Trucial Oman.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

12. One of the bays in Dubai. 1960s.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

13. Clock tower.

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

14. The first Jashanmal store in Dubai. 1956

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

15. The first aircraft landed on the new runway at the airport in Dubai was a Comet from Middle East Airlines in 1965

Incredible Dubai: Pictures of the UAE before the opening of the oil

16. Water supply in Dubai. 1960s.

Keywords: 50s | 60s | Dubai | UAE

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