It's about as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 20,000,000,000 grains. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 29,000,000,000 grains.
It's about two times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
In other words, 20,000,000,000 grains is 2.04 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.490 times that amount.(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 9,800,000,000 grains. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 20,000,000,000 grains is 0.1280 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 7.810 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 156,000,000,000 grains. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.
It's about eight-and-a-half times as heavy as a House
In other words, 20,000,000,000 grains is 8.310 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.120 times that amount.(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 2,410,000,000 grains, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 7,100,000 grains.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
In other words, the weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is 0.110 times 20,000,000,000 grains.(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty — the Statue's copper and framework only, excluding the base — is roughly 2,200,000,000 grains. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about one-tenth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
In other words, 20,000,000,000 grains is 0.0973 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 10.280 times that amount.(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 205,600,000,000 grains. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.
It's about twelve-and-a-half times as heavy as a Blue Whale