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State Holiday Tree

A look at the 2008 state Holiday Tree at the state Capitol.

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    The state Capitol is decked out for the holiday season.
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    This year's state Holiday Tree is a nearly 30-year-old balsam fir from a tree farm in Wheeler. It is approximately 50 feet tall.
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    A replica Wisconsin and Southern Railroad train runs around the bottom of the tree.
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    A close up look at some of the ornaments.
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    The ornaments are made by kids around the state.
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    Another look at the ornaments on the tree.
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    An example of the one of the ornaments.
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    A look at the tree from the second floor gallery.
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    A display on the recent history of state Holiday Trees.
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    A view of the tree the week of Christmas. (Photo: Bob Hague)