It's about seven-tenths as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue).
In other words, 505 tons is 0.7210 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 1.390 times that amount.(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 700 tons. 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 one-third as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood).
In other words, the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 2.90 times 505 tons.(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 1,400 tons. 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 2,100 tons.
It's about three times as heavy as a House.
In other words, 505 tons is 2.940 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 0.340 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 172 tons, 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 0.5070 tons.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 505 tons is 4.380 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 0.2280 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 115 tons. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.00000110 tons each.
It's about six-and-a-half times as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 0.150 times 505 tons.(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 78 tons. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 22 tons.
It's about one-twentieth as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 505 tons is 0.0454 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 22 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 11,100 tons. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.
It's about one-thirtieth as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 505 tons is 0.03439 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 29.08 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 14,680 tons. 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.