The star attraction at New York's Rockefeller Center this Christmas will be a 76-foot Norway spruce from Connecticut.
Crews planned to cut down the 10-ton tree Wednesday morning at the Easton home of schoolteacher Maria Corti.
The spruce will be hoisted by a crane onto a trailer and transported about 50 miles to New York City. The tree will be put into place at the center Thursday.
Last year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was a 72-foot-tall Norway spruce from Hamilton, N.J. The owners had used it as their first Christmas tree in 1931.