It's about one-two-hundredth as big as The Houston Astrodome.
In other words, 49,600 barrels is 0.0048 times the size of The Houston Astrodome, and the size of The Houston Astrodome is 210 times that amount.(a.k.a. Reliant Astrodome, a.k.a. Astrodome, a.k.a. Harris County Domed Stadium) (Houston, Texas)
The Reliant Astrodome measures 10,000,000 barrels in total volume. Until its renovation in 1988, Roy "The Judge" Hofheinz, the franchise owner of the Houston Colt .45s (later the Houston Astros) and one of the Astrodome's developers, had a private 966 sq. m (10,400 sq. ft) apartment in the facility.
It's about one-three-hundredth as big as The Melbourne Cricket Ground.
In other words, 49,600 barrels is 0.0034 times the size of The Melbourne Cricket Ground, and the size of The Melbourne Cricket Ground is 290 times that amount.(a.k.a. MCG, a.k.a. "The G") (Yarra Park, melbourne, Victoria, Australia) (internal volume)
The MCG has an internal volume of approximately 15,000,000 barrels. The first cricket game held on the site of the MCG was in 1853 when the Melbourne Cricket Club was granted permission to a roughly 0.04 sq. km (10-acre) area to be used "for cricket and no other purpose."
It's about one-four-hundredth as big as The Great Pyramid of Giza.
In other words, 49,600 barrels is 0.002362467 times the size of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the size of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 423.2863 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (including internal hillock)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated volume of 20,995,000 barrels including its internal hillock. The 2,300,000 stones used in the construction of the pyramid weighed an average 2.27 metric tons (2.06 short tons) and were quarried at distances of up to 805 km (500 mi) away.
It's about 500 times as big as a Concrete Mixer Truck.
In other words, the size of a Concrete Mixer Truck is 0.0019 times 49,600 barrels.(a.k.a. cement mixer, a.k.a. cement mixer truck, a.k.a. cement transport truck, a.k.a. concrete mixer, a.k.a. concrete transport truck, a.k.a. in-transit mixer)(standard size; drum capacity)
A concrete mixer truck has a drum volume of up to 95 barrels. Concrete mixer trucks can be in transit for about 90 minutes before the concrete dries — if the concrete dries while in the drum, jackhammers or even dynamite must be used to remove it.
It's about 8,000 times as big as a Hot Tub.
In other words, 49,600 barrels is 7,980 times the size of a Hot Tub, and the size of a Hot Tub is 0.000125 times that amount.(for Lifesmart Rock Solid Simplicity Plug and Play 4 Person Spa With 12 Jets) (a.k.a. Spa, a.k.a. Jacuzzi, a.k.a. Whirlpool) (Advertised Capacity)
An average, four-person hot tub holds 6.22 barrels of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about 35,000 times as big as a Bathtub.
In other words, the size of a Bathtub is 0.000028 times 49,600 barrels.(a.k.a. bath, a.k.a. tub) (for Bootz Industries Aloha 5 ft. Left Hand Drain Soaking Tub)
The capacity of a typical bathtub is 1.4 barrels. Historically, bathtubs have been made of various materials including marble, terracotta, silver, gold, and iron but the size and shape of the tubs has changed little in their 7,000 year history.
It's about 75,000 times as big as a Car Gas Tank.
In other words, 49,600 barrels is 75,800 times the size of a Car Gas Tank, and the size of a Car Gas Tank is 0.0000132 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 0.655 barrels of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.173 barrels.