The mill is located in the Ostrachtal, a valley near Bad Hindelang. The mill was built around 1500, thus it's about 500 years old. During the whole time it was used by blacksmiths. Even today it's operated. In former times the main product was weapons, nowadays almost exclusively frying pans.
Bad Hindelang in the Allgäu region is a popular health resort. The small village with it's five districts has still preserved its charm. Many of the houses are built in the traditional Allgäu style.