Pre-oil era Dubai in 1950s-1960s (17 photos)


Water supplying in Dubai, ca.1960s

The first jet aircraft to land on the new runway at Dubai Airport was a Comet from Middle East Airlines in 1965

The first Jashanmal store in Dubai, 1956

The Clocktower roundabout in the neighbourhood of Deira stands surrounded by sandy, ca. 1960s

The city’s creek in Dubai, ca. 1960s

Oil discovered in the Trucial States, ca.1950s

Men reciting prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid in Dubai, ca. 1960s