It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, the weight of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 50 times 259,950,000 pounds.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated mass of 13,000,000,000 pounds. The 2,300,000 stones used in the construction of the pyramid weighed an average 5,000 pounds and were quarried from distances of up to 805 km (500 mi) away.
It's about 90 times as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 91 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 0.011 times that amount.(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 200 times as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 186 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 0.00538 times that amount.(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 750 times as heavy as a House
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 756 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.00132 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 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 1,000 times as heavy as a Blue Whale
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 1,130 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.000885 times that amount.(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 1,500 times as heavy as The Space Shuttle
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.00059 times 259,950,000 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 10,000 times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 10,400 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.00009620 times that amount.(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."