This page contains a photograph which is one of several belonging to the photo gallery pages which are part of several pages relating to
the invention of the world's first automatic totalizator in 1913 and Automatic Totalisators, the company founded to develop, manufacture and export these systems.
This image shows the main switch board for the Win Place and Forecast tote in White City London. The scanners are the two rows of circular devices which can be seen at the bottom of the equipment panels on the left and right hand sides of the central switchboard section. For a description of the scanners, overlap relays, Ticket Issuing Machine isolation swithces and the Cutout Relays look at the close-up image, which follows this one in the Photo Gallery.
There is a note on the rear of this photograph. It reads: Provision has been made for the addition of further panels of Distributors and Relays as required up to the maximum capacity of the Adding equipment.
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