Problems loading images dynamically with XML

Hi Everyone,
I am working with a project that was build by another
developer and I have been asked to modify it several ways. This is
an interactive map for a hotel brand where when you click on the
USA, you get a list of all the states, click a state and a list of
all the hotels in that state comes up, click a hotel, the hotel's
information is displayed. I understand the structure of the files,
how they make them work, though I couldn't build it myself.
The problem I am having is this. can't make the hotels'
photos load into the flash through the XML. I created a target
movie file that the image could load into but something is not
happening as far as loading the images. I don't know if the movie
clip that I created is the right way to go (it was made as an
object in the library that is exported via AS), or if I should
create one in the action script file that loads the XML data.
I looked at some tutorials about how to load images with XML
but those didn't get into the level of detail that I need for this
I've attached some partial code to see if anyone can help me
work through this.
Any and all suggestions are welcome.
Thanks for the help in advance.

I'm a noob at AS3 and trying to learn this XML stuff myself,
but i have been able to load pictures to the stage...this might
help xml file photo section is similar to yours, only I
have it labeled as "href" instead of "source"...
var imageLoader:Loader;
var xml:XML;
var xmlList:XMLList;
var xmlLoader:URLLoader = new URLLoader();
xmlLoader.load(new URLRequest("xmldata/images.xml"));
xmlLoader.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, xmlLoaded);
function xmlLoaded(event:Event) :void {
xml = XML(;
xmlList = xml.children();
for (var i:int = 0; i<xmlList.length(); i++) {
imageLoader = new Loader();
imageLoader.load(new URLRequest(xmlList
imageLoader.x = 0;
imageLoader.y = 0;

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