Rockefeller Center Christmas tree being cut in upstate New York

This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from upstate New York to Manhattan.

This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from upstate New York to Manhattan.

This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from upstate New York to Manhattan. (11/10/16)

ONEONTA, N.Y. - (AP) - This year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is beginning its journey from upstate New York to Manhattan.
    
The 94-foot Norway spruce in Oneonta is set to be cut down Thursday morning. The spruce is due to arrive Saturday in Manhattan, about 140 miles away.
    
The tree's 50,000 lights will be switched on during a live television broadcast Nov. 30.
    
The tree is on the property of Angie and Graig Eichler. 

 

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