The Neptune Project: Background
Geographic Area and History
Sayre and Fisher Brick Company
Brick Making Process
Brick Types
Archaeological Investigations
Legacy in Sayreville
The Historical Significance
List of Figures, Photos, and Maps


The Sayre & Fisher Brick Company (1850 – 1970) once served as the largest brick manufacturer in the United States and was formerly located on River Road adjacent to the Raritan River, Borough of Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey. 

This web-site is intended as an educational resource to learn more about the history of the Sayre & Fisher Brick Company, the geographical area, brick-making processes, archaeological investigations, historical significance for the Borough of Sayreville and the State of New Jersey, and present-day usage of the land formerly occupied by the Sayre & Fisher Brick Company.


Neptune Regional Transmission System, LLC is the developer, owner, and operator of a 65-mile-long, 660 megawatt undersea and underground electric high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission cable connecting New Jersey and Long Island via two converter stations, one of which is located in the Borough of Sayreville, New Jersey on the land formerly occupied by the Sayre & Fisher Brick Company.

This website was developed by Ecology & Environment, Inc. for Neptune Regional Transmission System, LLC, in consultation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Natural and Historic Resources Historic Preservation Office.