# How heavy is 13,000,000 pounds?

It's about three-fifths as heavy as The Eiffel Tower
The weight of The Eiffel Tower is about 22,300,000 pounds.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 22,300,000 pounds. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.
It's about two-fifths as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
The weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is about 29,370,000 pounds.
(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 29,370,000 pounds. 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 one-fourth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty
The weight of The Statue of Liberty is about 54,300,000 pounds.
(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, including her base is roughly 54,200,000 pounds. 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 four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
The weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is about 2,900,000 pounds.
(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 2,900,000 pounds. 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 4,200,000 pounds.
It's about nine-and-a-half times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
The weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is about 1,400,000 pounds.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 1,400,000 pounds. 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-twentieth as heavy as The CN Tower
The weight of The CN Tower is about 259,950,000 pounds.
The CN Tower weighs approximately 259,950,000 pounds. The Tower is home to the world's highest glass floor — a viewing area that allows visitors to look straight down 342 m (1,120 ft) to the ground below.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as heavy as The Sears Tower
The weight of The Sears Tower is about 444,900,000 pounds.
(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 444,900,000 pounds. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.
It's about forty times as heavy as a House
The weight of a House is about 344,000 pounds.
(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 344,000 pounds, 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 1,010 pounds.
It's about 40 times as heavy as The Statue of Liberty (without base)
The weight of The Statue of Liberty (without base) is about 310,000 pounds.
(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 310,000 pounds. 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-fifty-fifth as heavy as The Empire State Building
The weight of The Empire State Building is about 730,000,000 pounds.
(New York City, New York)
The Empire State Building weighs approximately 730,000,000 pounds. About 4% of the building's weight is its 6,000 cu. m (200,000 cu. ft) of limestone façade.
It's about 55 times as heavy as a Blue Whale
The weight of a Blue Whale is about 230,000 pounds.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 230,000 pounds. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.0022 pounds each.
It's about 85 times as heavy as The Space Shuttle
The weight of The Space Shuttle is about 160,000 pounds.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 160,000 pounds. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 44,000 pounds.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge
The weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is about 1,770,000,000 pounds.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 1,770,000,000 pounds. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about 500 times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
The weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is about 24,900 pounds.
(for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 24,900 pounds. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile."
It's about 650 times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex
The weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is about 19,400 pounds.
(for FMNH PR 2081, a.k.a. "Sue") (a.k.a. Tyrannosaurus, a.k.a. T-Rex) (estimated live weight)
The notable Tyrannosaurus specimen housed at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois, "Sue," is estimated to have weighed about 19,400 pounds while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.

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