Rockefeller Center Tree

A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season November 8, 2013       (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season November 8, 2013 (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Workmen at the base of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. ( STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workmen at the base of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. ( STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A man works on branches of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut before it is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A man works on branches of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut before it is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A man stands on the base of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut before it is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A man stands on the base of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut before it is lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
People take photographs of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is prepared to be lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season People take photographs of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is prepared to be lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Workers remove a sign from a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is prepared to be lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers remove a sign from a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is prepared to be lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season on November 8, 2013. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
John Vargoshe drives a spike into the base of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is prepared to be lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season November 8, 2013 The tree was in the front yard of the Vargoshe family home before it was picked for the annual Christmas tree. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season John Vargoshe drives a spike into the base of a 76-foot-tall (23.2 meter), 12-ton (10,896 kg) Norway Spruce tree from Shelton, Connecticut as it is prepared to be lifted into place by a crane in Rockefeller Center for the holiday season November 8, 2013 The tree was in the front yard of the Vargoshe family home before it was picked for the annual Christmas tree. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, is lifted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, is lifted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers position a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers position a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers position a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers position a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, is lifted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, is lifted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, is lifted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, is lifted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A worker helps prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A worker helps prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers position a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers position a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Workers prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A worker helps prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A worker helps prepare a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, to be hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, hovers in mid air while it is hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season A 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, from Shelton, CT, hovers in mid air while it is hoisted into position as the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
John Vargoshe hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season John Vargoshe hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 2013. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 201. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree Arrives For Holiday Season Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 201. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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