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New 90-foot Christmas tree arrives at Newport’s Fashion Island

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A crane lifts Fashion Island’s 90-foot holiday white fir for placement in the courtyard near the Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and Anthropologie stores Wednesday morning.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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A 90-foot white fir from Mt. Shasta arrives at  Fashion Island in Newport Beach on Wednesday morning to serve as the shopping center’s Christmas tree this season.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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A flatbed truck delivers Fashion’s Island’s new 90-foot Christmas tree Wednesday morning.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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A 90-foot, 12,000-pound Mt. Shasta white fir  is trucked from the Fashion Island parking lot to the Neiman Marcus-Bloomingdale’s Courtyard to serve as the shopping center’s Christmas tree.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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A pre-dug pit awaits Fashion Island’s new Christmas tree Wednesday morning at the Neiman Marcus-Bloomingdale’s Courtyard.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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A worker with Victor’s Custom Christmas Trees delves into Fashion Island’s new tree to attach slings for lifting it off the delivery truck Wednesday morning.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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Held up by a crane, Fashion Island’s Christmas tree is poised over its foundation Wednesday morning.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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With Fashion Island’s new tree in place for the holidays, workers use sledgehammers to secure the foundation.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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A worker on a cherry picker takes loose branches off Fashion Island’s new Christmas tree Wednesday morning.

 (Photo by Spencer Grant)
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