It wasn’t the Polar Express—but a 1965 commuter train from New York City to Hoboken, N.J. Lutheran pastor Malvin H. Lundeen (above) leads commuters in singing Christmas carols as their Erie-Lackawanna train pulls into the Hoboken terminal.
Lundeen, secretary of the former Lutheran Church in America, also conducted a brief prayer service.
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