Moving the 75th Tree

Now trees weren’t designed to fold up and move, so before cutting, a week was spent corsetting The Tree for transport. That involved tying up the branches slowly and carefully using a system of pulleys and winches. To help the process, twine gets wrapped around many of the branches, like ace bandages for support. A huge, 160 ton crane is brought in and our specially designed tree truck that expands or contracts to accommodate the trees length is put into place along side.

About Stephan Pringle

After years of writing about the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on my Hackintosh and HackBook, I have evolved into the persona of The Tree Guy and I'll be here at least once a day to update you on the never-ending search for the perfect tree.