We love the 1970s: A throwback to some Contractor Magazine classics

The 1970’s was the era of disco, bell-bottoms, Soul Train, The Pittsburgh Steelers, Space Invaders, large-scale architecture and… well, some pretty nifty, eclectic and downright-funny contractor advertisements.

Since 1954, Contractor has covered the news, trends, people and culture of industries such as plumbing, heating and mechanical piping. We love looking back at some of our old issues and finding great retro ads and pieces.

Let’s take a look back at some of the funkiest ads from one of the most super fly decades in contractor and U.S. history. Enjoy, and feel free to send us your own throwback pictures at [email protected].

Keep checking back, as we'll add more from the 1970's throwback collection each week!


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