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 is an image of some of the wiring of a Julius Tote. The back of the photograph is labeled Early Purely Mechanical Tote. Its number is M1 which is part of a group of photos M1-M6. Four of these photos have an Auckland Photographers stamp indicating they are of Ellerslie. This photograph could well be Ellerslie as well. Note the cogs and shafts on the trays of equipment on the left hand side. This is the aggregating machinery.
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