On Friday, the Topsfield Fair hosted its annual All-New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off contest. Its origins date back to 1984. The winning pumpkin, submitted by Ron Wallace of Greene, R.I., weighed 2,009 pounds, breaking the world record.
Above, pumpkins awaited weigh-ins during the contest. In the foreground is Wallace’s gigantic pumpkin, the eventual winner.