It's about one-fifth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.1790 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 5.590 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 308 shaftments tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.180 times 55 shaftments.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 9.80 shaftments tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.170 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 5.90 times that amount.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 320 shaftments tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about six times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.170 times 55 shaftments.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 9.20 shaftments tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about one-fifth as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.16230 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 6.1610 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 338.80 shaftments from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.160 times 55 shaftments.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 8.50 shaftments. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 55 shaftments is 0.1490 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 6.710 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Tower of Pisa, a.k.a. Torre pendente di Pisa) (Pisa, Italy) (height along center axis)
The Leaning Tower of Pisa stands 370 shaftments tall along the angle of its lean. In May of 2008, in an successful effort to stabilize the tower, 70 tonnes of earth were removed from the tower's base on the side opposite the lean.