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Custom House Tower clock ticks after two weeks of silence

It took David Hochstrasser only a one-handed push to awaken the massive cast iron giant that lay dormant for the past two weeks.

Boston’s historic Custom House Tower clock — one of the largest clocks in the world — clunked alive, as the various gears and levers that keep the piece ticking responded to Hochstrasser’s push.

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