It's about 2,500 times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 234 furlongs is 2,457.4 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.00040693 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.095224 furlongs. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about 3,000 times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, 234 furlongs is 3,100 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.00032 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 0.075 furlongs tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about 3,000 times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 234 furlongs is 3,218 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.0003108 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(DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 0.07273 furlongs (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about 3,500 times as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.00028 times 234 furlongs.(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 0.065 furlongs. 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 4,500 times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.00023 times 234 furlongs.(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 0.055 furlongs 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 5,500 times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 234 furlongs is 5,620 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.000178 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 0.0417 furlongs in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.