We didn't come across any recent references to the club or even anything as far bas as the 1950s, but a quick search through the newspaper archive at the Quincy Pulic Library shined a little light on the organization.
We've noted before that the railroad that owns the line is BNSF, and it is responsible for the track maintenance.
The Adams County Health Department occassionally hosts hazardous waste events in conjunction with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, but the events are based on funding availability.
Director of Parks Matt Higley said the tree is set for removal this winter. Higley said tree removeal in the district is typically set in the winter unless a tree poses an immediate risk, because the district doesn't have a standalone forestry crew.