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How heavy is 22 tons?

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It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 22 tons is 0.001498 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 667.60 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 14,680 tons. 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 700 times as heavy as a Dalmatian.
In other words, 22 tons is 677 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.00148 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 0.0325 tons. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about one-one-thousandth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 22 tons is 0.00081 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 1,230 times that amount.
(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 27,100 tons. 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 1,500 times as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 22 tons is 1,604.1666670 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 0.0006233766232 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 0.01371428571 tons. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 0.27557782770 tons.
It's about 2,000 times as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.0005 times 22 tons.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 0.01 tons. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about 3,000 times as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 22 tons is 2,933.333330 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.000340909091 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 0.0055 tons, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 0.0075 tons. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 0.00551155655 tons will float in water.
It's about 4,000 times as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 0.0003 times 22 tons.
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 0.006 tons. Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.