What's Wrong With This Suspension?

By Connor Stoehr; posted July 22, 2013

View Original (1936 x 2592) 2121KB


I found this Locke bell last Easter buried in the ground, and I have no idea as to what caused this strange crack around the bell. Only the glaze is cracked, not the porcelain. I don't see any burn marks from a flashover, so maybe it was a mechanical failure caused from being under tension?