The John Deere John Deere 54 model 110, introduced in 1963, was the company’s first lawn tractor and was manufactured in Horicon, Wisconsin. Consult official literature from the manufacturer before attempting any service John Deere 54 or repair. Horicon remains John Deere 54 the home of Deere’s lawn and garden line, although the products are now built in a number of locations. Notice: Every attempt is made to ensure the data listed is accurate. However, differences between sources, incomplete listings, errors, and data entry mistakes do occur. John Deere lawn tractors Also see and. Deere sells its premium range of lawn and garden tractors through the John Deere dealer network while an economy line is also sold at home-improvement stores. John Deere Lawn Tractor History John Deere manufactures a range of lawn, garden, and turf products.