About Sausalito & Santa Rosa Moving and Storage

 Our History

In 1952, our Founder, Albert Couderc acquired Sausalito Fuel & Ice on Caledonia Street in Sausalito, CA.  Soon thereafter, refrigerators and furnaces replaced good old ice boxes & wood and coal burning stoves.  Marin County was growing.  The company soon grew to be Sausalito Moving & Storage, Agent for Wheaton Van Lines with the purchase of Town & Country Movers.  In 1977, Sausalito  Moving & Storage became an agent of Allied Van Lines, continuing that relationship today.

In 1979, Albert retired and his son, Edward Couderc took over as President of the Company.  in 1993, Edward expanded the company to include Santa Rosa Moving & Storage Company in Rohnert Park, CA.  In 1996, the company finished building its state of the art facility at 5650 State Farm Drive in Rohnert Park, where the company headquarters is now located.

Edward, now semi retired passed the company along to his stepson, Jay Lucas.

 

Little known fact...

The following is an excerpt from The Sausalito Historical Society, found online at www.oursausalito.com

"The downtown historical exhibit and visitor center known as the Ice House has a fascinating history of its own.  With its extra thick walls stuffed with redwood bark, it rode the rails on Northwestern Pacific freight trains as a "cold cargo hold."  By the 1920s, its wandering days were over, and it was serving the iceboxes of the local citizenry from Caledonia Street.  In the 1980s it became an architectural office, before being donated to the city.

The Sausalito Historical Society and the Parks and Recreation Department vied to win the $1 per year lease the city was prepared to offer to a local organization, and the Historical Society won.  A fundraising drive was held to finance the building's move to its present site at 780 Bridgeway, across from Poggio at the corner of Bay Street.  The move occurred in the middle of the night, and in 1999 the building opened as an information center for visitors, as well as an on-going exhibit of some of Sausalito's colorful past."