left: interior side wall. "I
Like Ike" poster locates shop securely in the '50s.
customers in waiting area, with lit barber pole seen
and a tiny replica of a Lionel Catalog on the bench.
PowerMax transformer has an output of 18 volts AC,
30 watts. The barber
shop runs at 12- 18 VAC.
Below left: Rear terminals of the transformer,
marked "track". The red
and black binding posts are marked "A" and "U",
bottom view of the shop. The transformer is
connected to the two top
terminals, labelled "AC Power". right: the included
slide switch is
connected to the bottom terminals, labelled "Slide
Switch". With this
set-up, the two interior lamps and the barber pole
will light when the
transformer is turned on, with the orange lever on
the right of the
transformer pushed forward to maximum. The slide
switch turns on the
animation for the barbers and barber pole.
The eight page manual included with the Barber Shop
also explains how
to wire the shop for various Lionel train layouts
Command Control or accessory switch wiring, and how
to replace the
interior and barber pole light bulbs.