"Lay Dam hydroelectric plant of Alabama Power Company. Located on the Coosa River near Clanton. Installed capacity 110,000 horsepower. First hydroelectric plant in Alabama combining power development and river improvement."
"This Power Station and Dam, Built by the Alabama Power Company, Generates 70,000 Horsepower and Supplies Electric Power for Numerous Cities and Towns in Alabama." From the rotogravure section of the Birmingham Age-Herald, Sunday, October 10, 1915.