85-foot Christmas Tree Hoisted up in Rockefeller Center, NY

NEW YORK, NY – An 85-foot, 13-ton Christmas was hoisted up in Rockefeller Center on November 7, 2014 in New York City.

The tree in Rockefeller Center has been a New York tradition since 1933 and will be illuminated during the annual ceremony on December 3.

The Norway spruce tree was donated from a land owner in Pennsylvania and the 13-tons of wood will be used to construct homes for Habitat for Humanity after Christmas.

People watching Christmas Tree being lifted in Rockefeller Center.

Dan Sigafoos, 38, and Rachel Drosdick-Sigafoos, 29, kiss in front of 85-foot Christmas Tree before it’s hoisted up.

Crane lifts 85-foot Christmas Tree off the ground in Rockefeller Center Plaza.

Rachel Drosdick-Sigafoos, 29, hits spike into base of Rockefeller Christmas Tree.

Crane lifts Christmas Tree in Rockefeller Center Plaza in New York.

Crane in Rockefeller Center hoists 85-foot Christmas tree in New York.

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