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How heavy is 1,400,000 pounds?

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It's about as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 1,400,000 pounds. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about half as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, 1,400,000 pounds is 0.490 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 2 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 2,900,000 pounds. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 4,200,000 pounds.
It's about four times as heavy as a House.
In other words, 1,400,000 pounds is 4.07 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.2460 times that amount.
(149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished)
A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 344,000 pounds, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 1,010 pounds.
It's about six times as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 1,400,000 pounds is 6.08 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.1640 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 230,000 pounds. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.0022 pounds each.
It's about nine times as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 1,400,000 pounds is 8.90 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.110 times that amount.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 160,000 pounds. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 44,000 pounds.
It's about one-fifteenth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 15.90 times 1,400,000 pounds.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 22,300,000 pounds. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 7.5 cu. m (260 cu. ft) of solid material.
It's about one-twentieth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 1,400,000 pounds is 0.04767 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 20.980 times that amount.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 29,370,000 pounds. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.