Massive Washington state spruce heading to U.S. Capitol as official Christmas tree

The search for the perfect Christmas tree to stand outside the U.S. Capitol building this year has ended in eastern Washington, where a massive spruce will come down Friday and begin its long journey to the other Washington.

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The 88-foot Englemann spruce was chosen from among dozens of nominees across the country to be the official U.S. Capitol Christmas tree.
Photo by Colville National Forest
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