In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy in lost wages, retail sales and infrastructure damage, according to preliminary estimates. But the effects of the April 15 attack, which killed three people and injured 264 others, continue to send shock-waves far beyond Boylston Street.
Based on published reports and interviews with local business leaders and authorities, here are some figures that hint at the ultimate financial impacts of the bombings, and illustrate the enormous gap between the losses inflicted on the city and victims and the pocket change spent by the alleged killers:
By Bill Dedman and John Schoen, NBC News
Posted 2013 May 01
Cost of artificial legs for the 14 people who lost limbs: $20,000 per amputation; $7,200 for a below-the-knee artificial foot up to $90,000 for microprocessor-controlled full leg; tens of thousands for rehab cost of care for 70 hospitalized victims: Could exceed $9 million, according to one rough calculation
Money collected by One Fund Boston established by the city and state to aid marathon victims: $23 million.
Cost to Sugar Heaven, 669 Boylston St.: $65,000
Cost to Abe & Louie's, 793 Boylston: $500,000
Cost to Whiskeys' Smokehouse, 885 Boylston: $250,000
Cost to Sir Speedy's Printing, 827 Boylston: $150,000
Total business losses within the Boston Police Department's designated "Impact Zone": $10 million
First blast was outside 671 Boylston St.
Second blast was outside 755 Boylston St.
Value of tickets for canceled Celtics-Pacers NBA game: $1.3 million.
Value of tickets for canceled Boston Symphony concert: $175,000.
Value of tickets for three canceled Blue Man Group performances: $105,000.
Lost receipts for New England Aquarium: $130,000.
Lost fares, one day of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority: $1.56 million.
Net cost of canceled Amtrak service: $180,000.
Cost of hijacked SUV: At least $47,270.
Money stolen from SUV driver: $845.
List price for Ruger 9mm similar to the handgun allegedly carried by the suspects: $374 to $599.
Retail cost of boat where suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev hid from police: $50,000.
Amount raised to replace David Henneberry's boat: $50,522.50.
Cost of manufacturing six bombs from pressure cookers, elbow pipes, nails, firecrackers and glue: Less than $100 per bomb.
Cost of holding a federal prisoner for one year: $25,000.
Cost of holding a federal prisoner in a "supermax" prison for one year: $75,000.