NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Rockefeller Center is one step closer to getting its iconic tree.

This season’s tree was cut down Thursday in Oneonta.

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A tree in Upstate New York is getting ready for the world stage. (Credit: Rockefeller Center)

The 75-foot Norway Spruce weighs 11 tons.

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It will be lit on Dec. 2, but there will be no public access to this year’s lighting ceremony.

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