Sayreville, New Jersey: Brick Water Tower - Remember the Brick Factory

Sayreville was a 19th century brick capital of the USA. The 40-foot-high Sayre & Fisher brick water tower dates from 1875, and was repaired and dedicated in 1990.

Address:
Memorial Way, Sayreville, NJ
Directions:
On Memorial Way just north of Main St. and just east of MacArthur Ave.
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Brick Water Tower - Remember the Brick Factory

The tower is huge! You can easily see where the more recent repairs were made and how the older bricks were taller and not as wide as today's bricks. It is impressive to see that this tower was so well made that it has lasted since the late 1800s.

[Shannon, 11/05/2014]

Brick factory chimney.

Brick Water Tower - Remember the Brick Factory

A brick water tower, built in 1875, was restored by the developer of the adjacent shopping center in memory of the immigrants who worked in the old brick factory that used to be there.

[Vince, 03/10/2012]

Sayreville was a 19th century brick capital of the USA. The water in the tower was used to make the bricks.


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