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How heavy is 123 long tons?

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It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.833 times 123 long tons.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 103 long tons. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.000000984 long tons each.
It's about four-fifths as heavy as a House.
In other words, 123 long tons is 0.801 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 1.25 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 154 long tons, 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 0.453 long tons.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.56 times 123 long tons.
(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 70 long tons. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 19 long tons.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, 123 long tons is 0.197 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 5.08 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 625 long tons. 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 a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 10 times 123 long tons.
(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 1,300 long tons. 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 1,900 long tons.
It's about eleven times as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship.
In other words, 123 long tons is 11.1 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 0.0901 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 11.1 long tons. 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 twenty times as heavy as a Tyrannosaurus rex.
In other words, the weight of a Tyrannosaurus rex is 0.05 times 123 long tons.
(for FMNH PR2081, 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 6.3 long tons while alive. A renowned predator in popular culture, the teeth of tyrannosaurus rex were up to 33.02 cm (13 in) long.