A giant crane lifted the 13-ton tree into place Friday morning. The 85-foot Norway spruce was donated by a couple from Pennsylvania, who were on hand for the ceremony.
An 85-foot Norway spruce from central Pennsylvania will serve as Rockefeller Center’s Christmas tree this year.
One of New York City’s favorite holiday traditions also means crowded streets and a high amount of traffic.
As the Christmas season approaches, New York City begins its transition into a winter wonderland and few decorations compete with the Rockefeller Center tree.
The 74-foot Norway Spruce was cut down Wednesday in Mifflinville, Pa. and has arrived in New York City Friday, where it will light up Rockefeller Center.
Nancy Keller, 79, of Mifflinville, Pa., is donating a 74-foot-tall, 10-ton Norway Spruce from her yard in honor of her late husband Doyle.
Crowds cheered Thursday as sawdust flew and a crane gingerly lifted the 74-foot foot, 12-ton Norway spruce that will be the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.