How would you explain ‘hanging-laundry neighborhoods’ in the context
The boy called Pencil in the next bed will talk if no one else is around. The Greek boy named Damos says, “Hey Mexico, comeer,” but he also says, “Hey Brush Ape.” Bull’s Eye told them to watch out, the kid (the writer) from Mexico is ace at firearms, maybe he used to ride with Pancho Villa.
Now they use that name: Pancho Villa. It took a while to recognize it because they pronounce it something like Pants Ville: Hey, Pantsville, comeer! It sounds like a location, one of the hanging-laundry neighborhoods you see from the train to Huichapan.
How would you explain ‘hanging-laundry neighborhoods’ in the second passage?