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How long is 1,250 feet?

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It's about one-fifth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.15782830 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 6.3359990 times that amount.
(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 7,920 feet. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 248 feet
It's about one-fifth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.15370 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 6.5060 times that amount.
(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 8,133 feet in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 300 ft and 399 ft) in the world, having a height of 318.20 feet.
It's about six-and-a-half times as tall as The Cinderella Castle.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 6.610 times the height of The Cinderella Castle, and the height of The Cinderella Castle is 0.1510 times that amount.
(Fantasyland, Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida)
Walt Disney World's Cinderella Castle is 189 feet tall. The castle's architecture uses the optical trick known as "forced perspective" — the castle gets smaller near the top — to appear larger than it truly is.
It's about seven times as tall as The Leaning Tower of Pisa.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 6.760 times the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the height of The Leaning Tower of Pisa is 0.1480 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 185 feet 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.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 7.3780 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.13550 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 169.40 feet 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 eight times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 7.80 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.130 times that amount.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 160 feet 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 eight times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, 1,250 feet is 8.120 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.1230 times that amount.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 154 feet 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.