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    Colby Pollock, 12, a member of the fifth generation to work at the farm, watches over dairy cows headed to the milking barn.

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    Arthur Bisson, left, and Burt Packard process meat into hamburger at the Bisson family farm in Topsham where they raise and process beef, pork, lamb and produce dairy products.

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    First generation farmer Arthur Bisson with family members and his delivery truck in the early 1930s.

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    A sign warns drivers of tractor crossings near the Bisson farm in Topsham.

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    Photos of second generation farmers Paul and Lorraine Bisson are proudly displayed inside the family store.

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    A family photo of Paul Bisson at work.

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    Fourth generation meat cutter David Bisson fills a meat case with pork loins.

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    Danny Pollock and Andy Bisson wash two halves of a beef carcass in the slaughter house at the Bisson family farm.

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    The third generation of Bisson family farmers includes sister, top, Doris, Denise, Priscille, Lucille and Maria. Bottom, mother Lorraine and Louise.

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    The Bisson family farm in Topsham is known for its beef, pork, lamb and dairy products.

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    Arthur Bisson and Burt Packard process meat into hamburger.

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    Chelsey Bisson puts ox tails in a freezer in the store at the Bisson family farm in Topsham.

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    The third generation of Bisson brothers to farm in Topsham include, top row, Andy, Roger, Arthur, Bob. Bottom row, their mother Lorraine and Ray.

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