It's about three-and-a-half times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.290 times 106.820 inches.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 31 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 62 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fourth as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.250 times the height of a Telephone Pole, and the height of a Telephone Pole is 4 times that amount.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 430 inches tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about four times as long as a Woman's Footstep.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 4.10 times the length of a Woman's Footstep, and the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.240 times that amount.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 26 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 52 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-fifth as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.210 times the height of a Brachiosaurus, and the height of a Brachiosaurus is 4.80 times that amount.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 510 inches. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about one-fifth as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.18550 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 5.3910 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 576 inches (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.180 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 5.60 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 590 inches tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-tenth as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 106.820 inches is 0.141640 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 7.0602 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 754.170 inches. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.