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Old historic photos of camels in Africa; I hope that you will enjoy your visit here and learn a little bit more about how useful these animals have been to mankind, from watering crops to building cities in some of the most remote and harsh places on earth.
Camels in Africa.
Over the years we have built up a large collection of these rare photos. We have hundreds of them that have yet to be restored and added to these pages, so please check back often to view more. If you are looking for something special, send us an email.
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|101 KB 1901 Sahara Desert, six camels with riders on them pulling a buggy over the desert|
|77 KB Men and Camels at rest. Good view of some Taureg, forked horn camel saddles.|
|77 KB Men praying with some more good views of a Taureg, forked horn camel saddle.|
|106 KB March 31, 1912. This is the way we travel in Africa, at least some parts of it. Beautiful old photo showing one of the ways camels were used with a saddle for two.|
|98 KB DAK Afrika, Hundreds of Packed Camels, a conservative estimate; there are well over a thousand camels -- all loaded with caravan goods, barrels, cloth, saddles, and other sundry items. There is a period caption in French indicating the location of the caravan (80 kilometers east of Tella?). Would you like to see a close-up?( lets see )|
|84 KB 1905 Bedouin camels and tent set up in the desert.|
|55 KB 1915 Beduin and camels in the desert setting up their camp while their camels find food.|
|75 KB Bedouins at camp with their tent set up and a camel out in front.|
|88 KB 1907 Bethlehem, Camels and people on the busy streets of Bethlehem|
|57 KB Sahara Desert, Camels with saddles and rigging on their backs.|
|57 KB Native lime mill in the Sheikh Othman Village.|
|59 KB 1917 One of the many types of old camel powered water wells.|
|80 KB Another type of camel powered water well.|
|75 KB Camels pulling water up from a deep well.|
|83 KB Algeria, Camels at rest near a old well.|
|81 KB Camels at rest in front of the cigarettes factory.|
|46 KB Camels traveling in the desert on the Ancient road to Bethlehem.|
|64 KB 1914 Palestine, Cana of Galilee and its well, about four miles northeast of Nazareth. Camels drinking from the town's old well.|
|85 KB Camels knelling down in the desert drinking water from a small canal.|
|71 KB Chameaux baraques en bivouac. Camel caravan at rest on the outside of town.|
|56 KB 1907 Le Repos du Chamelier, Woman getting camels ready for a trip to get much needed supplies.|
|44 KB A good view of some old camel saddle as the camels pass by while grazing.|
|63 KB Maroc Typique, Hundreds of camels being ridden through the vast desert.|
|63 KB Camel caravan stopping for a break in the vast desert.|
|49 KB David's Gate, Camels passing through David's Gate.|
© Author Name: Roger Berry
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if you have some you would like to share. I thank you very much! I also thank your camel.