A turn-of-the-century engraving illustrates the
composition roofing process.
This year, NRCA celebrates its
annual convention and its promise to the industry: to work
tirelessly for all roofing professionals. To pay tribute to the
event, Professional Roofing has compiled a chronology of
some of the most important roofing industry events during the past
125 years. The photos have been selected from NRCA's recently published history of the
roofing industry, One
Hundred Twenty-five Years of Roofing in America.
1886 – 1911
1886: The Gravel Roofers Protective Association, a precursor to
NRCA, forms in Chicago. Moses W. Powell...