(TRIBUTE) Gabby, The Old Gold Miner

On the way to Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada mountains, you might have seen Gabby at his mine along the side of the road. He waved to everybody and most people waved back. I used to have my parents stop and give him some powdered donuts once in awhile. It had become a fixture on every trip into the mountains. I made a TV show about Gabby and was delighted to know this character from an era long passed: