It's about 2,000 times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 1,796.70 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.00055658 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.136360 furlongs. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about 2,500 times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 2,450 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.000408163 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.10 furlongs. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.0035791 furlongs tall including the bails.
It's about 2,500 times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 2,572.90 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.00038867 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 3,500 times as tall as The Hollywood Sign.
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.0003 times 245 furlongs.(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 3,500 times as long as a Semitrailer.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 3,369 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.0002968 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 4,000 times as tall as a Brachiosaurus.
In other words, 245 furlongs is 3,800 times the height of a Brachiosaurus, and the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.00026 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 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 0.00022 times 245 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.