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6 pictures from the first-ever editions of Contractor Magazine

On January 1, 1954, almost exactly 61 years ago, the first Contractor Magazine was released. Ever since, we’ve strived to cover all the news fit to print about the plumbing, piping and contractor industry.

With 2015 here, we want to set up a great New Year by looking back at our humble beginnings. Take a look at some samples of what the first pages of Contractor Magazine looked like. We like to think we’ve come a long way since 1954, but we cannot tell a lie… Some of these pages looked pretty darn good!

Take a look through some of classic pages of Contractor Magazine and let us know what you think. We’d love to hear feedback about what else our readers want to see in 2015.


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