Fenner Footscray plant a belter

CONVEYOR belt manufacturer Fenner Dunlop is celebrating the 80-year milestone of its Footscray rubber ply belt plant, which was opened in 1940 by leather belt makers Hopkins Bros. & Odlum.

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Apex conveyor neon sign.

The Hopkins brothers teamed up with George Odlum in 1891 to make leather belts for mines across the country including Mount Morgan in Queensland; Broken Hill in New South Wales; Mount Lyell and Mount