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 front of the tote building housing the world's first automatic totalisator. This photo was taken in 1916, 3 years after this first automatic totalisator commenced operation. The writing on the cardboard mounting of this photograph reads PW015 Auckland Racing Club, New Zealand Paddock Enclosure - Leger Selling Houses and Indicators 1916


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